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Date: 1983-06-19 

Description: Tina Polley looked through a pair of large clown eyeglasses as she ate an ice cream cone at an Ice Cream and Pie Social at St. Francis Episcopal Church.


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: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1931-07-19 

Description: The crowd at a free air show sponsored by the recently organized Waukesha Aviation Club in order to dedicate their new airport. In actuality, the club's ai...

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu from the Fountain Spring House, with a view of lush foliage and visitors strolling in the park adjacent to the hotel framed against a scene o...


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."


Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne discuss the newspaper in their drawing room at Ten Chimneys.


Child at Library

Date: 1961-10-09 

Description: A girl enjoys a book at the library.

Date: 1987-06-21 

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


Heavy Snow

Date: 1963-12-12 

Description: Winter scene with Swanson School youngsters playing in the first heavy snow of the season.


Man Milking Cows

Date: 1940 

Description: Roger Thomas uses a McCormick-Deering milker on a Holstein cow at the Lee Thomas farm.


Sun Dip

Date: 1988-07-08 

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

Date: 1924 

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...


Woman in Man's Suit

Date: 1963-03-17 

Description: A woman models a men's suit, while holding an umbrella and wearing a top hat.

Date: 1870 

Description: Man wearing "stove-pipe" hat, standing looking out over a lake.

Date: 1990 

Description: Crew of the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger," which was shot on location at Old World Wisconsin. Here the crew has transformed the historic Seven Mile Inn fo...

Date: 1959-10 

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

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A demonstration of parachute handling for members of a local YMCA by the Waukesha Aviation Club. The club considered such educational activities for young...

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: 1946 

Description: Alfred Lunt pulling weeds in the cornfield at Ten Chimneys.

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