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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: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of library with unfinished landscaping. A sign attached to a tree says, "S Fourth St."

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of tombstones and a housing structure at Hillside Cemetery and Park. A pond surrounded by vegetation stands in the foreground.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down middle of a tree-lined residential street. Power lines run along the curb on both sides of the street. There are wide terraces, sidewalks, and la...

Photograph

School for the Deaf

Date: 1912 after

Description: Exterior view of School for the Deaf. School also called State Institute for the Deaf and Dumb. Walker Hall can be viewed at the right side of the photo. T...

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of the interior of the assembly room at the State Normal School, looking toward the front of the room. Long rows of desks fill the room. Above the...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ernst Schmidt poses in the doorway of the playhouse on the grounds at Black Point Estate. He is wearing an exotic native American style costume adorned wit...

Date:  

Description: View of the lake-side of the hotel, but primarily the land between the hotel and the lake. A gazeebo or porch stands on the left of the image, and several...

Photograph

Masonic Temple

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of a Masonic temple. Four columns support the two-story porch on the neoclassical building and a semi-circular opening appear...

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A group portrait of three women and two men outdoors on the steps of the Yerkes Observatory, a facility of the University of Chicago.

Photograph

Class "C" Boat Race

Date: 1925-08 

Description: The start of the Class "C" race of the Inland Lake Yachting Association Regatta at Lake Geneva. Ernst Schmidt wrote in a description of this photograph, "5...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Three elephants on the side of the road near Holloway Farm. Two of the elephants are chained together. They may have been circus animals going from one tow...

Date: 1898 

Description: A hydrographic map of Lake Geneva that includes 15 cross sections of the depths at various points as well as a line running the length of the lake from Gen...

Photograph

Industrial Plant

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of the back of an industrial plant and a nearby creek. A smoke stack is visible on the left.

Date: 1948 

Description: Margaret McGuire, Alice in Dairyland, playing tennis outdoors at Whitewater State University in her Physical Education class. She is wearing a skirt, midri...

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Richard Quinney's mother, Alice Marie Holloway, as a girl.

Postcard

Walworth Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Walworth Avenue, Delavan, Wis. View of a broad downtown street.

Date: 1971-05 

Description: Poster announcing People's Art Fest, a free concert event that took place three miles west of Whitewater. Featured Soup, Fuse, Oz, Tongue, Shortstuff Hope,...

Photograph

The "Lorely"

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elsa Seipp Madlener, center, poses with her husband Albert, right, and another man, possibly Ed Daily, the engineer of the steam launch "Lorely." A handwri...

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