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Oconomowoc, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Oconomowoc depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Oconomowoc River, Fowler Lake, and La Belle Lake. A reference key a...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Nashotah House, the Michael Bell. Clipping from "Oconomowoc Enterprise", November 22, 1962. More information from clipping on reverse of card.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Waukesha County newspaper's first home.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Front view of Hawks Tavern.

Photograph

Che-ne-qua Hotel

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of the Che-ne-qua Hotel on Pine Lake.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Front exterior view of the H.W. Youmans Waukesha Freeman newspaper office.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission bell tower.

Date: 1935-06-12 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an Eskimo in a yellow coat and hat eating an ice cream cone. In the backgrou...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The business card of Waukesha photographer Warren O'Brien, a pioneer in aerial photography in Wisconsin. The illustration shows him sitting on the wing of...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...

Photograph

Railway Depot

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway depot. Side view of depot with windmill in background.

Photograph

Mayer's Summer Home

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Mayer's summer home on Pine Lake.

Date: 1919 

Description: Front view of the Waukesha Freeman building, where an abolition paper was published in the 1850's.

Photograph

Martin Tavern

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Martin Tavern.

Photograph

Views

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Two views of Waukesha, looking east.

Date: 1980 

Description: Landscape view of a subdivision. In the center is an electrical meter, stone walls, and pine trees. In the distance are houses and telephone poles.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission Blue House. Built in 1842, it was the mission's first building.

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

Photograph

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.

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