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Date: 1898 

Description: Map showing the contour depths of the lakes in northwestern Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Roads, railroads, depots, churches, schools, and hotels in the area...


Fred Essers Farm

Date: 1937 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story house with several trees on the farm of Fred Esser. On the right is a barn with two silos. On the far left in a fenced area on...

Date: 1924 

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. Front of...

Date: 1916 

Description: Exterior view of side of the James DeNoon Reymert's printing office, built in 1847. This office printed the first Norwegian newspaper, the "Nordyset", in t...

Date: 1934 

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: 1933 ca.

Description: Front view of the former Dousman-Dunkel house with a gasoline pump and a woman sitting on the front porch. The Elmbrook Historical Society currently occup...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College.


Mayor's Summer Home

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Mayor's summer home as seen from across Pine Lake. Children and adults stand in front of the two story dwelling. To the building's right, sta...

Date: 1873 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid,...

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


Van Brunt House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the house and yard.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Front view of Nashotah Mission, Shelton Hall.


Nashotah House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Nashotah House, cloister looking north from the entrance to Lewis Hall.

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...


Roger Baird

Date: 1933 

Description: Roger Baird, 11 years old and a student at Hillcrest School, District No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and New Berlin, poses on the arched fr...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Waukesha Public Library.


Baptist Church

Date: 1936 

Description: South elevation of a Baptist church.


Lutheran Church

Date: 1971-08 

Description: Color postcard of elevated view towards the altar of the Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church. A Christmas tree is on the right.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.


Hedjord Graves


Description: Ten graves of the Hedjord family in the Muskego churchyard. There is an obelisk is the center of graves.

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