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Date: 1959-10 

Description: Moving a very large boulder with a bulldozer during construction of Highway 94 in Waukesha County.

Date: 1990 

Description: Actor Mark Harmon on the set at Old World Wisconsin. Harmon starred in the lead role in the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger". Cinematographer Donald M. Morgan...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Leslie H. Fishel, Jr. with a group of mostly women. He was the Director of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1959 until 1969.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Assembly line packing by the Supreme Model Supply Co., a model airplane company started by Waukesha teenagers in 1940.

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Old Hollander beer, brewed by the Oconomowoc Brewing Company. On the label the beer i...

Photograph

Boy Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

Description: A boy wearing a hat, boots, and overalls sits on a wooden stool to milk a cow by hand. The original caption reads, "Son of Thomas Ridgman, Dousman, Wis."

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Description: Outdoor group portrait of women and one child alongside the graves of Colonel Hans Heg, commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry, and his daughter Annetta....

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front view of Hawks Tavern, with a person sitting on the porch. There is also a second floor porch. Posters are posted on a pole in front of the building.

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Description: Interior view of the Oconomowoc Public Library. The library was funded by a combined gift of $4,500 from Mrs. Geo Bullen and Mr. P. D. Armour, Sr. Photogra...

Date: 1949 

Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne formally dressed in the dining room of their home, Ten Chimneys.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Winter scene with four students from the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys standing outside on the snow-covered school grounds.

Photograph

Fred Esser

Date: 1937 

Description: Fred Esser stands in a hat and sweater in front of wooden doors. Mr. Esser owned a McCormick-Deering 6 can cooler.

Date: 1912-08 

Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students gather in the schoolyard at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. A group of four boys is seen in the foreground, while dozens of others stand...

Photograph

Sun Dip

Date: 1988-07-08 

Description: Two women lifeguards sun themselves at the edge of Horeb Park pool during a rotation break.

Date: 1880 

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...

Photograph

Polo Players

Date:  date unknown

Description: Polo horses take graceful strides as two players vie to hit the ball at Joy Farms.

Photograph

Robert Hulburt

Date: 1933 

Description: Robert Hulburt, age 11 and a student at Hillcrest School, District No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookield and New Berlin, poses with his heifer in a...

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

Date: 1987-06-21 

Description: Shoppers take refuge in the open doorway of a shop during a downpour.

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