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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: 1873 

Description: Engraved view of the home of Francis Dillon. A woman rides on the road in front of the home in a horse-drawn carriage. A woman stands on the porch of the h...

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: The Petersen brothers, from far left William Otto, Conrad Schmidt, and Edward William, with an unidentified boy (probably a cousin) pose in front of a smal...

Photograph

Highland Hotel

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Highland Hotel on Delavan Lake.

Date: 1942 

Description: A view of a corner of the living room at Black Point provides a glimpse into the music room, at left, and the front hall, right. In the living room is a bo...

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view of the oldest house in Delavan. There are two large trees in the front yard.

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...

Drawing

Whiting House

Date: 1873 

Description: The Whiting House with assorted traffic and people.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows proposed streets, arterial and collector streets, lot numbers and dimensions, parks, the disposal plant, a ball park, and school property. T...

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Description: Dinner menu from the Crossroads, "Food Served At Its Best," with a view of the road and a wooden crossed highway marker for the junction of U.S. Hwy. 12 an...

Photograph

James Sanford Home

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Young man and two women in a horse-drawn wagon in front of the fenced yard of the James Sanford home. There is a small patch of snow on the ground in front...

Photograph

The Loreley

Date: 1888 

Description: A view of the east side of the newly built Loreley, the summer home of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp. The large, two and one half story, wood frame Queen Ann...

Photograph

Storm Warning

Date: 1952-07-25 

Description: The caption accompanying this photograph describes the scene: "Ernst C. Schmidt raising the storm warning flag at the dock of the Lake Geneva Yacht Club on...

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...

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

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

Oak Grove Cemetery

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Oak Grove Cemetery entrance gate donated by George Esterly. The Esterly family lot is just inside the gate.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.

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: 1935 ca.

Description: Close-up view of the Big Foot village marker erected by the Geneva Lake Historical Society. The plaque reads, "A village of Potawatomi Indians occupied the...

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