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Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of the Inlet Bridge on Delavan Lake.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: The octagon house. Text on the picture reads: Whitewater's octagon house is a frame one which dates back to 1855. The porch was added only a generation ago...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View across water towards the steam launch "Cygnet" with enclosed cabin and smokestack. The "Cygnet" belonged to H.A. Beidler, who developed Cedar Point ne...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: A view of the Neoclassical-style Birge Fountain. Mythical figures decorate the foot of the structure and a woman pouring water from a basket tops the foun...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The gateway to the Ceylon Building's courtyard, from the Columbian Exposition in Chicago. The building was purchased by J.J. Mitchell, moved to Lake Geneva...
Description: A young girl is preparing lunch in a pot on a small stove.
Date: date unknown
Description: The Elmer Willis Sesl (sp?) farm. The photograph has the term "Exhibit "B"" written on the front in ink.
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: 1936 ca.
Description: A view of Yerkes Observatory at Williams Bay, Lake Geneva. It was the "largest refracting telescope in the world", according to "Wisconsin: A Guide To The...
Description: Alma Schmidt Petersen poses seated in a wicker chair on the porch at Black Point. She is wearing a dress and light coat. There is a large-leafed potted pla...
Description: Albert Fridolin Madlener (1868-1947) poses on the small sailboat "Water Witch" at the pier at Black Point. He is wearing a cap, summer slacks, a long-sleev...
Date: 2003 ca.
Description: Canning jars in the fruit cellar of the Quinney farm.
Description: Exterior of "Old Main" at the State Normal School, founded in 1868. A dirt road leads to the main entrance, flanked by columns. A central tower is visibl...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: This map is a Birdseye view of Delavan, Wisconsin. At the bottom of the map are points of interest that correspond to numbers on the map. Many of the stree...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: State Normal School in Whitewater.
Description: William O. Petersen, right, poses with his wife, Jane Browne Petersen, and cousin Ernst Schmidt Reese. Jane holds a package of cucumber seeds and a hand cu...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Front view of a high school with trees on either side.
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: 2001 ca.
Description: Landscape of the countryside east of the barn on the Quinney farm.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: A family is gathered in a yard around a table with a child on a rocking horse. The frame house behind them has a railing on its porch roof and latticework....
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