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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Trees and a lake are in the background.

Date: 1949-08 

Description: Brochure for the forty-eighth Annual Regatta of the Inland Lake Yachting Association features a photograph of ten sailboats and a motorized judges' boat. E...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the large dome of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of a cabin on the grounds of the State Normal School. A pile of logs sits to the left.

Date: 2004 ca.

Description: Piano in the front bedroom of the Quinney farmhouse.

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: Lithographic view of a man in a canoe on Big-Foot's Lake (modern day Lake Geneva) with a small settlement on a bluff overlooking the lake. A group of birds...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A young man in the foreground, possibly Ernst Schmidt, stands looking out at sailboats on Geneva Lake. In the foreground on the left a woman is on a sailbo...

Photograph

Getting Water

Date: 1931 

Description: George Stallman and Walter Shinkus pose with a bucket at the water pump outside the Tibbets School. They are "getting water for the school." There are hou...

Date: 1860 after

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses partially visible on the left.

Photograph

Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

Description: A small boat is seen on the waters of Geneva Lake in this aerial view of Black Point Estate. The main house with its distinctive tower and porches is easil...

Photograph

Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, far left, is helmsman for the "Senta," sailing with a crew of three on Geneva Lake. Dr. Schmidt was the husband of Emma Seipp Schmidt,...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The octagon house. Text on the picture reads: Whitewater's octagon house is a frame one which dates back to 1855. The porch was added only a generation ago...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: White Memorial Library and Birge Memorial fountain.

Photograph

A View of the Pond

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the pond and surrounding banks, full of foliage. A building is visible in the background to the left.

Photograph

Smith Family

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Portrait of the Smith family taken at Goodman Studio. Left to Right: Sarah Tallmadge, Frank Tallmadge, Uncle Edgar (Smith), Uncle Howard (Smith), Grandmoth...

Postcard

Green Shutters

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Green Shutters tea room and antique shop.

Photograph

The Senta

Date: 1915-09-05 

Description: View across water towards the Senta, owned and skipped by Dr. Otto Schmidt, on Lake Geneva near the Lake Geneva Yacht Club just before the start of...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The villa at the Young Men's Christian Association Camp.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Walworth County Fair. A large crowd gathers around a carousel.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: This pictorial bird's-eye-view map shows buildings, streets, and railroads. Included are illustrations and an index to points of interest. The bottom of th...

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