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Description: Interior view of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. A large librarian's desk...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A row of maple trees lines the brick walkway along the main house at Black Point. There are benches on the lawn; Geneva Lake is in the background. A gable...

Date: 1910 

Description: A view of the facade of White Memorial Library and the Birge Fountain. Construction of the neo-classical style library was funded by Mary Flavia White. T...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Auditorium at the State School for the Deaf; the stage is dressed with a 'nature' backdrop.


Description: Exterior view from road of the White Memorial Library. The library opened in 1904 and was funded with a $15,000 donation from Flavia White. Above the main...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wood frame house with carpenter's lace and family seated and standing to side of house in background. A windmill and small barn with cupola is in the right...

Date: 1925 

Description: A display of autumn produce including corn, squash, cabbage and apples occupies a corner of the Centerville School. There are posters of animals, vegetable...


Basement Work Bench

Date: 2003 ca.

Description: Basement work bench on the Quinney farm.

Date: 1936 

Description: Richard Quinney and his new brother Ralph held by their mother on the front porch of the farmhouse.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of a residential street lined with trees, probably taken in early Spring. The home of A.H. Allyn can be seen at left. A covered fountain can be seen i...


William O. Petersen

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: William O. Petersen, youngest son of William F. and Alma Schmidt Petersen, plays at the Geneva Lake shore. There is a picnic basket in the background and a...


On Madlener's Dock

Date: 1931-09-01 

Description: Albert Madlener, in rear with cap, and Ernst Schmidt, third from right, pose with a group of nine women officials of Chicago's Grant Hospital. In a written...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of William Hooker's farm home, partially obscured by trees, near Beulah Lake.

Date: 1910 

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

Date: 1962 

Description: This blue print map shows 5 zoning districts, as well as lot and block numbers and dimensions, public land, streets, and Mill Pond. The zones are: "Single...

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...

Date: 1882 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Lake Geneva, looking southwest, with insets of points of interest.

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Herman Amberg Preus, his wife Caroline Keyser Preus, and their family, are in the yard playing croquet. One woman sits with a closed parasol in her hand an...


Football Team

Date: 1899 

Description: Group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of members of a Whitewater, Wisconsin football team.


Sheridan Race

Date: 1914 

Description: The sailboat "Senta" competes in the Sheridan Prize Race at Geneva Lake. The "Senta" belonged to Dr. Otto L. Schmidt, who is the skipper here. He was an ow...

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