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Seipp's Beer Advertising Card

Date: 1884
Description: A card advertising Conrad Seipp's Brewery of Chicago. Features a caricature of United States political figures of 1884, including, seated at the table from...
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Black Point

Date: 1900
Description: View up brick path towards the exterior of the Conrad Seipp summer home at Black Point on Geneva Lake. A horse-drawn wagon is parked in front; a dog stands...
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Cottage at Black Point

Date: 1905
Description: An exterior view of the cottage built on the Black Point Estate in 1905. There are several screened porches and large awnings over the main floor windows....
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The "Loreley"

Date: 1900
Description: View across water towards the small Geneva Lake steamer, the "Loreley," approaches the pier at Black Point. The captain stands at the wheel. There is a ca...
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Black Point in Winter

Date: 1900
Description: The house at Black Point, identifiable by its tower, stands above the frozen waters of Geneva Lake. Light snow covers the ground. There is a dog on the ice...
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Bridge at Black Point

Date: 1900
Description: A boy holding a dog stands behind a rustic railing on a bridge over a man-made cut in a hill at Black Point. A girl and dog stand on the trail below. Bould...
Book or Pamphlet

Inland Lake Yachting Association Brochure

Date: August 1949
Description: Brochure for the forty-eighth Annual Regatta of the Inland Lake Yachting Association features a photograph of ten sailboats and a motorized judges' boat. E...
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On the Bridge with the Captain

Date: October 31 1930
Description: Alma Seipp Hay, second from right, and her husband, William Sherman Hay, third from left, join Commander C.W. Berndtson and other passengers on the bridge...
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Children at Black Point

Date: 1933
Description: Conrad Petersen, far right, poses in front of his brother, Edward Petersen, and three other children near the porch at Black Point. The girl in front holds...
Book or Pamphlet

Hull-House Booklet

Date: 1948
Description: The cover of a promotional brochure features a drawing of Hull-House, a Chicago social settlement founded in 1889 by Jane Addams. Mrs. W.F. (Alma Schmidt)...
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Program for Music by the Lake

Date: 1952
Description: The program for the summer series of concerts sponsored by George Williams College at their College Camp on Geneva Lake was designed by Edmund Elsner of Wi...
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Alma Schmidt

Date: May 21 1918
Description: A newspaper article in the "Chicago Evening American" describes "propaganda" plans of the Chicago Historical Society during World War I and prominently fea...
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Program for Mai-Fest

Date: May 1922
Description: A woodland print is featured on the cover of the program for Deutsches Mai-Fest (German May Festival), hosted by the German Federation of Chicago. Dr. Otto...
Book or Pamphlet

Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910
Description: The cover of a promotional pamphlet for Hotel Glenwood and Glenwood Springs at the western end of Geneva Lake.
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Hotel Glenwood

Date: 1910
Description: The centerfold of a promotional brochure features a photograph of the Hotel Glenwood and a description of the springs on the grounds. The hotel, with large...
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Map of Lake Geneva

Date: 1939
Description: A brochure for the Wisconsin Transportation Co. includes a map of Lake Geneva with towns and shoreline property owners identified. Black Point, on the sout...
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Geneva Lake Flouring Custom Mills

Date: 1873
Description: A print depicts activity around the three-story, wood frame Geneva Flouring Mills. Horse-drawn wagons, pedestrians, and a boy rolling a hoop create a busy...
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Catherine Seipp

Date: 1880
Description: A full-length, seated cabinet card portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp wearing an elaborately detailed dress of heavy material. She is also wearing a bracelet,...
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Catherine Orb Seipp

Date: 1910
Description: A seated portrait of Catherine Orb Seipp sitting near a window, knitting. Her upholstered chair has carved wood accents.
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Catherine Seipp

Date: 1910
Description: Catherine Orb Seipp stands on the lawn at Black Point, near one of the porches of the 1905 "cottage." She is wearing a summer dress with bold bands of dark...

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