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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935
Description: Elevated exterior view of Yerkes Observatory. Geneva Lake is in the background, left. Roads and sidewalks cross the sweeping, well tended lawns. The desi...
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Williams Bay Depot

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Description: Color postcard of elevated view of passengers arriving on the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad train at the Williams Bay station. Many automobiles are parke...
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1905
Description: Yerkes Observatory.
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935
Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.
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Entrance of Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935
Description: The entrance to Yerkes Observatory.
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935
Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1935
Description: Exterior of Yerkes Observatory.
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Bird's-Eye View of Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1950
Description: Bird's-eye view of Yerkes Observatory.
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1910
Description: A group portrait of three women and two men outdoors on the steps of the Yerkes Observatory, a facility of the University of Chicago.
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Yerkes Observatory

Date: 1936
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...
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Locomotive Engine No. 2630

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Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2630, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.
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Bay Hill School Classroom

Date: 1930
Description: Ten students sitting at their desks in the classroom at Bay Hill School. Their teacher, Alice Holloway, stands at the back holding a book. Blackboards cove...
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Holiday Home

Date: 1950
Description: View across lawn towards a car parked in front of the main building at Holiday Home Camp. The rambling wood frame building has several sets of stairs leadi...
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Blue Bird Cottage

Date: 1945
Description: A simple wood frame cottage is built into the slope of the hill above Geneva Lake at Holiday Home Camp. A second building is seen in the background.

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