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Bartholomay House

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: A front view of the "cottage" built on the Black Point Estate in 1905 by Catherine Orb Seipp, the widow of Chicago brewer Conrad Seipp who had built their...

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1936 

Description: West elevation of the Octagon house.

Photograph

Aram Public Library

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Aram Public Library; 404 East Walworth Avenue. The lower right corner is stamped: "Curtiss, Delavan, Wis." In the foreground is a read...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Shows post offices, railroads, country clubs, and land ownership by name.

Date: 1930 

Description: This blue line print shows land ownership by name, roads, and highways. The map includes manuscript annotations in pencil.

Date: 1905-10-07 

Description: Interior view of the Genoa Junction Free Public Library. Reverse of cardboard mounting reads: "Genoa Junction Free Public Library, Genoa Junction, Wisconsi...

Date: 1902 

Description: A map of Lake Geneva and Lake Delavan, also including Lake Como.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Interior view of the main hall of Wadsworth Hall. There is a table in the center of the room with books and a lamp, a fireplace at right and a stairway at...

Photograph

State Normal School

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. The view features a main entrance flanked by columns. A statue and a sundial stand on...

Postcard

Webster Home

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front view of the home of composer Joseph Philbrick Webster, with trees and a small dog in the yard. Joseph Philbrick Webster composed "Sweet By and By" an...

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:  

Description: A group of adults and children pose for a portrait at a lakeside setting. Four children are sitting on a bench, and a young girl sits on the ground. In 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: 1910 

Description: View of buildings through barren trees. Some snow on the ground.

Photograph

At the Farmhouse

Date: 1968-04-27 

Description: Members of the Petersen family gathered for a meal at the farmhouse, also referred to as the Baker house, at Black Point Estate. The room is open to the ra...

Map or Atlas

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva.

Date: 2001 ca.

Description: Mailbox and front porch of the Quinney farmhouse.

Photograph

The Cozy Cottage

Date: 1924-01-25 

Description: The large, wood framed 1905 cottage at Black Point stands at the crest of a gentle snowy slope framed by evergreens and bare deciduous trees. The cottage w...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The N.K. Fairbanks estate, "Butternuts."

Date: 1966 

Description: The map shows streets, wells, school land, parks, cemeteries, railroads, and the Delbrook Golf Course. The bottom of the map reads: "January 11, 1962 May 2...

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