People gathered on lawn of the Geneva Beach hotel. A young girl is seated on a penny-farthing bicycle. In 1896, J.L. Dickinson acquired the Alexandria Hotel at Geneva Beach from Mr. Letson, an early resort builder, and changed the name to the Geneva Beach Hotel. The hotel burned down on September 2, 1911.
Group of people posed on the porch of the Geneva Beach Hotel. Emma C. Eddy(1), Baby Marjorie(2) and A.A. Eddy(3) (see numbers above heads on photo). A man is holding onto a penny-farthing bicycle. In 1896, J.L. Dickinson acquired the Alexandria Hotel at Geneva Beach from Mr. Letson, an early resort builder, and changed the name to the Geneva Beach Hotel. The hotel burned down on September 2, 1911.
Two men standing on a road by the lake. The man on the right is Peter Bonde. The road they are on was known at the time as the dump road and it was located by the radio station in Willmar, MN. Peter Bonde was sheriff in Kandiyohi County from 1906-1927. He was known as the Prohibition Sheriff. Images in this collection were taken by Peter Bonde from 1890-1910.
Fritz is wearing a three piece suit with white neck tie and a hat with the ear flaps folded up. He has a mustache. Back reads "Fritz Kahle, father of Henry Kahle" and "from Mayme 11-28-59." He is in a studio with a backdrop with an image of a house and garden in background.
Central Hillside; Duluth Cycle Club members; bicycles; children; spectators; Fourth of July Parade; July Fourth; houses; Seventh Avenue west incline in background; men and boys; horse drawn carriage; telephone poles; dirt street
University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
Panoramic view of a photo opportunity was taken of bicycles and many motorcycles and operators along with many motorcycles with side cars and operators and passengers. Also view to left side of photo are two vehicles of 1920 era style one is facing the camera the other facing sidewise and has identification "Duluth News Tribune Pathfinder" on door. In the background are houses or cabins and a barn or storage building in the center of the photograph.
Rolland Robert Freeman is shown in front of his Implement, Bicycle and Hardware store. The building was built by Freeman in 1892 and he sold it to a soloon operator in March of 1898. The sales promotion is 'buy a binder and recieve a bicycle for free.'