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Description: Studio portrait of women who are taking flying lessons. Several of the women are dressed in furs.
Description: A barnstorming pilot and curious onlookers at a field on the outskirts of Waukesha that served as a primitive airport. Technically, the term barnstorming s...
Description: Lakeside lawn set up for croquet game and garden pavilion at the estate, "Sunnybank." A man sits in the grass with two children. On the right in the backgr...
Description: Young men clamor to catch a Frisbee during a beach game.
Description: A summer resort, situated on the banks of Fowler and La Belle Lakes, in the village of Oconomowoc, thirty miles from Milwaukee on the St. Paul R.R. Men sta...
Description: Elevated view of the third annual outing of the employees of the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company (TMERL) at Waukesha Beach.
Description: Charles Broughton and James Farley at an event in Oconomowoc.
Description: Carl, Robert, and Ray Breecher at work on their modified parasol Heath airplane. After months of hard work, the plane was completely destroyed during a tes...
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: A Standard plane on the golf course of the Waukesha Moor Baths Hotel surrounded by curious onlookers. This landing was representative of the problems encou...
Description: Students prepare a curried beef dinner in a Waukesha County Technical Institute cooking class led by Juanita Decker (right, in chef's hat).
Description: Miss Harriet Cruver, teacher at Hillcrest School, Dist. No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and New Berlin, stands at the rear of her classroom...
Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Kellermeister Beer, made by the Oconomowoc Brewing Company. Includes an image of a Ge...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Four students at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys stand outside on the snow-covered school grounds.
Description: Exterior view of Ole Heg's house with a woman standing in front.
Description: A boy repairs the fence at the Golden Guernsey Dairy cooperative McKerrow Farms.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Postcard image of men dressed in winter clothes, under blankets, sitting in an outdoor porch at the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Wales. The p...
Description: The crowd at "Air Progress Day," an air show sponsored by the Waukesha Aviation Club.
Description: Two junior high students work on a project that requires making a vocal recording.
Description: A girl enjoys a book at the library.
Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."
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