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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...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Spring Bank monastery. Man kneeling in from of one of the Stations of the Cross. This is probably part of the Cistercian monastery.

Date: 1984-11-08 

Description: Students prepare a curried beef dinner in a Waukesha County Technical Institute cooking class led by Juanita Decker (right, in chef's hat).

Date: 1887 

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

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...


"Home Guard"

Date: 1921-08 

Description: Three men pose standing in front of a log house belonging to the Getto family.holding guns. A dog sits on the ground between two of the men. The man on the...


Hawks Tavern

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Front view of Hawks Tavern.

Date: 1859 

Description: This hand-colored map shows township and range in pink, blue, yellow, and orange, land ownership, includes 16 city inset maps showing land ownership, and 5...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dozens of cattle milling outside the barn at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. Several other school buildings are visible in the b...


Presbyterian Church

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Front view of a Presbyterian church.


Lake La Belle

Date: 1900-06 

Description: View across Lake La Belle toward lakeside factories, residences, and churches.


Ski Hill

Date: 1948-02-08 

Description: "This ski hill was a popular attraction located near Oconomowoc. Ward Woltman of Oak Grove is on the jump."

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: View of the Fountain Spring House.


Aviation Class

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of women enrolled in an aviation class.

Date: 1954-08-10 

Description: Studio photograph of a one-pound can of Dr. David Roberts Ratu-Bait containing Warfarin. The active ingredient is an anti-coagulate which prevents a block...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Keystone Farms

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of barn, house, and outbuildings at Keystone Farms, owned by Owen W. Rolands.

Date: 1931 

Description: A man is standing on top of an International A-5 truck which is parked beneath a concrete spout to fill the tank on the truck bed.


Pewaukee Lake Mills

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of Pewaukee Lake Mills. Asa Clark, a Vermont pioneer who settled in the town of Pewaukee in 1837, erected a sawmill in 1838 at the outlet of the lak...

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, looking southwest, with insets of State Industrial School, Court House, and Fountain Spring House.

Date: 1950-05 

Description: View across street of street railroad car #63. The car was built by the Cincinnati Car Co., and purchased from the Shaker Heights Rapid Transit Co. by Milw...

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