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Description: Letterhead of N.E. Carter of Elkhorn, Wisconsin, a dealer in Indian relics and other curios from around the world, with images of individual artifacts, suc...


Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: County Line Motel on U.S. Highway 14 and Wis. 11.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Pathways lead through a treed lawn to the neo-classical styled White Memorial Library, funded by Mary Flavia White. In front of the library stands Birge F...



Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from end of pier towards three boys posing in the water of Geneva Lake in front of the boathouse at Black Point Estate. A woman observes from the narr...

Date: 1870 after

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

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...

Date: 1937 

Description: Young Richard Quinney atop the family's new horse-drawn grain binder in a field.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen controls the sheets on a small sailboat. Her husband, William F. Petersen, sits aft. The child between them is unidentified. The sail...

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...


Mammie and Kate

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Clara Seipp Bartholomay, a daughter of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, sitting outdoors in a wicker chair, holding her infant daughter Catherine Bartholomay o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Marjorie Quinney looking towards the Quinney family farmhouse from a distant field.


Children in Rowboat

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, standing on the shore of Geneva Lake at Black Point, steadies a rowboat with her three sons and two other boys in it. Conrad Peterse...

Date: 1912 

Description: Jesse C. Brabazon of Delavan, Wisconsin in a 1911 Wright Model B, the first Wright plane designed to carry a passenger and a pilot. Previously, the passeng...

Date: 1970 ca.

Description: Low flower arrangements decorate a table set for at least 25 people on the screened dining porch at the main house at Black Point Estate. There is a large...


Dunham School

Date: 1946 

Description: Dunham School, standing in a grove of trees, surrounded by a fence. The building is built of brick and has a bell tower and chimney, with a front door with...


Description: A carte-de-visite of a political display about President Grant utilizing posters and potatoes.

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Dr. William F. Petersen sits in the doorway of a toy teepee playing with his sons Conrad, left, and Edward, dressed in Indian costumes. Edward wields a toy...


Delavan Lake

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the north shore of Delavan Lake with a lighthouse in the background. Also known as "Red Top" and "L. P. Sutter's"

Date: 1873 

Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...

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