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Images of Lake Geneva, the "Newport of the West"
Images of Lake Geneva
Reminisce about historic Lake Geneva by browsing this collection of over 500 souvenir-quality photographs and postcards selected from the Lake Geneva Public Library local history collection. Evoke memories of the grandeur of Lake Geneva in its heyday when it came to be known as the "Newport of the West." Enjoy vintage images of elegant summer homes, picturesque shoreline, city parks, and downtown businesses from every decade of the 20th century.