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Bird Feeder

Date: 1932 

Description: Identified as "A lunch counter for birds", a platform feeder has been mounted on a fence post behind Gardners Prairie School, District No. 7, Town of Sprin...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: This map has relief shown pictorially and shows plat of the city, block numbers, land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, mill pond, and part of G...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A color, pictorial map that shows sites related to Native American villages, sites, cemeteries in the area around the lakes Geneva and Como in Walworth Cou...

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Industrial Plant

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of the back of an industrial plant and a nearby creek. A smoke stack is visible on the left.

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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...

Date: 1870 after

Description: A view of an intersection of tree-lined streets in a residential area. Homes are partially visible on the right.

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Inside half-page spread of foldout brochure. Features an illustration of the Esterly Enclosed Gear Mower showing Raising Device. Includes an inset on botto...

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Black Point Estate

Date: 1977-05 

Description: This aerial view of the main house at Black Point Estate shows the brick drive and walkways near the house. Trees are just budding out. The house's distin...

Date: 1903 

Description: Floyd and Marjorie Quinney playing in the yard at the Old Place. Floyd has a small wagon and Marjorie stands by a chair. Possibly taken by a traveling ph...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Downtown East Troy with the Seymour Brooks residence.

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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: 1910 ca.

Description: The telescope inside the dome at Yerkes Observatory.

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Boathouse

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View from end of pier towards three boys posing in the water of Geneva Lake in front of the boathouse at Black Point Estate. A woman observes from the narr...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Elevated view across water of sailboats on Geneva Lake. There are people on a boat with an outboard motor in the foreground. The scalloped edge of an awnin...

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Yerkes Observatory

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view of a tree-lined residential street with houses visible to the left. Two males walk bicycles down the sidewalk at right.

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The "Cygnet"

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...

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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: 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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: White Memorial Library and Birge Memorial fountain.

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