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Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Semi-circle of group in yard with a baby carriage in the middle. A large wood frame house with carpenter's lace on its porch is behind them. The third man...

Photograph

Horse Feed Bag

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Horse feed bag hanging from the barn rafters on the Quinney farm.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of businesses lining Main Street. Signs on the buildings to the left advertise "Dentist," "School Books," and "Normal School Supplies. Drugs and Ic...

Photograph

Ceylon Building

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The rear view of the Ceylon Building, which was from the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was later purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved...

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...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Young Ralph Quinney fills a water trough for a group of Jersey cows on the family farm.

Photograph

The Old Place

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Quinney family's farmhouse including screened porch and yard.

Photograph

Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A distant view of the Yerkes Observatory.

Photograph

Camels Near Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across road of six camels walking and grazing along the side of a country road near Holloway Farm. They may have been circus animals going from one to...

Date: 1954 

Description: View of a sign to the cemetery that says, "Old Settler's Cemetery 1837-1875, Burial Place of Samuel * Henry Phoenix, Founders of Delavan 1836." The cemete...

Photograph

Alma Schmidt

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Alma Schmidt poses seated outdoors wearing a light summer dress. Her face is in profile.

Photograph

Mullein Plant

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Mullein plant on the edge of the woods on the Quinney farm.

Book or Pamphlet

Lake Geneva Title Page

Date: 1904 

Description: Title page of a picturesque and descriptive book about Lake Geneva showing two steamboats "Lady Of The Lake" and "Lucius Newberry".

Date: 1890 before

Description: Elevated view from shoreline of two side wheeled steamboats, the "Lucius Newberry," left, and the "Lady of the Lake," docked at Geneva Lake. Other smaller...

Date: 1916-09-03 

Description: Ernst Schmidt (1893-1977) and Jean Happich sail the boat "Illiola." Schmidt was a grandson of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp, who established Black Point Esta...

Date: 1870 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Whitewater, with insets.

Photograph

Esterly School

Date: 1910 

Description: Esterly School, formerly George Esterly's residence.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. In the room are reading t...

Painting

Reid Residence

Date: 1892 

Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.

Photograph

New Buick

Date: 1928-05 

Description: A caption for this photograph written by Ernst Schmidt reads, "1929 7-passenger Buick touring car purchased on May 1 for use at the place on the loop at Bl...

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