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Date:  date unknown

Description: This 19th century manuscript map of the Town of Oconomoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, is drawn on a printed township grid. It shows landownership and lakes...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Lake and bridge road. Building in background.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Cushing Memorial State Park was established in 1915 by the State and the Waukesha County Historical Society. Its grounds, formerly the Cushing family h...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Front view of Nashotah Mission, Shelton Hall.

Photograph

Tea Party

Date: 1963-05-05 

Description: Mother pours tea for her twins at the mother and daughter tea, sponsored by the Brookfield Woman's Club.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Rankin Science Hall at Carroll College.

Postcard

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.

Photograph

Corralled Hogs

Date: 1987-07-16 

Description: Four boys trap hogs to get them into their stalls at the Waukesha County Fair.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the south door in St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church. It was too narrow to carry in a casket, so another door was cut in the west end for that p...

Photograph

Optenberg Pharmacy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Optenberg Pharmacy. On the left is a large candy counter, including a Russell Stover Candies display. A curved soda fountain counter i...

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Photograph

Man Milking Cows

Date: 1940 

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

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Four students at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys stand outside on the snow-covered school grounds.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission, Blue House and Red House. The Blue House (right) was the first building of the mission, built in 1842. The Red House was built in 1843 fo...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: First Norwegian church in Wisconsin.

Postcard

Carroll College

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of four Carroll College buildings: Rankin Hall, Vorhees Cottage, Elizabeth Vorhees Dormitory, and Main Hall.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Color postcard of the interior of the Harvest House Cafeteria, Brookfield Square Shopping Center.

Photograph

Home-Built Heath

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Ray and Carl Breecher's Heath parasol monoplane while still under construction in their father's garage. Despite extensive modification, the plane crashed...

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Colored bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc and the Lakes Region, Waukesha County. Looking North from Government Hill. Location key below image identifies 24 Hote...

Photograph

Snowmobiling Club

Date:  

Description: Ed Westrick, the president of Genesse Trailmakers Club, and his family pose on their snowmobiles on a lawn.

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