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Sailing the "Senta"

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View across water of Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, second from right, sitting at the helm of the "Senta," with a crew of four. Dr. Schmidt was married to Emma Seipp...

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The Black Point

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View across water towards the Black Point sailing on Geneva Lake. Yerkes Observatory is in the far background.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The home of William Wrigley.

Date: 1960 ca.

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

Date: 1873 

Description: View of the Walworth County Courthouse.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The home of N.W. Harris.

Date: 1937 

Description: This cadastral map shows lots, streets, and Pell Lake. The back of the map includes a large advertisement for the Pell Lake Addition summer home lots.

Date: 1902 before

Description: Family portrait of Charles Taylor, his wife, Ellen Wishart, and their two children taken on the lawn in front of their house. Lorena Taylor, standing besi...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Side porte-cochere of a residence.

Date: 1973 before

Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen, left, poses with her sister, Clara Theresa (Tessa) Schmidt Reese, and brother-in-law Dr. Hans Reese on the shrub-bordered brick driv...

Date: 1940 

Description: Young Richard and Ralph Quinney pose for a picture holding hands in front of the farmhouse on the first day of the school year.

Date: 1967 

Description: Walworth Fairest of the Fair, Governor Knowles and the Wisconsin Honey Queen all holding a bottle of honey at the Walworth County Fair.

Photograph

Cobblestone Hotel

Date: 1932-05-16 

Description: View of the hotel with a telephone pole in front of it, and a parked truck on the right side of the image. One sign on the hotel says, "The Cobblestone Ho...

Date: 1873 

Description: The hotel of S.H. Stafford, who settled about 1845.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: This map of Walworth County, Wisconsin, shows the lakes and streams flowing into the Fox River and the lakes and streams flowing into the Rock River. The d...

Photograph

Rafting

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Conrad William Petersen poles a raft in the shallow water of Geneva Lake along the shore at Black Point. His younger brother, William Otto Petersen rides a...

Photograph

Emil Schwartzer

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Emil Schwartzer, the janitor at Honey Creek School, District No. 1, poses in front of a pick up truck in front of the school building. He is wearing bib ov...

Date: 1954-09 

Description: A view of the southeast corner of the dining room in the main house at Black Point, showing a china cabinet and tea table. The cabinet holds pieces of Cath...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: A Studebaker automobile is parked on the brick drive in front of the 1905 cottage at Black Point Estate. The side and front porches on the first floor are...

Photograph

Loading the Boat

Date: 1928-08 

Description: Men use a derrick to lift a racing yacht from its trailer, obscured by the derrick's winch, onto the car on the tracks leading to Geneva Lake. The boat was...

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