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Fancy Wedding Cake

Date: 1955-06-26 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Braatz top off the 26-layer wedding cake that Mrs. Braatz made for their daughter's wedding.

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1920 before

Description: A view of the Octagon House from the southwest.

Postcard

Resthaven

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Resthaven, a sanitarium.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Road leading to Cistercian Monastery.

Photograph

The School at Work

Date: 1933 

Description: Miss Harriet Cruver, teacher at Hillcrest School, Dist. No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and New Berlin, stands at the rear of her classroom...

Postcard

Silurian Spring

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of Silurian Spring, located in Waukesha Springs Park.

Photograph

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: 1907 ca.

Description: View of downtown Waukesha at Five Points.

Date: 1922 

Description: General William Mitchell, with his personal airplane and Milwaukee airport manager Giles Meisenheimer at Butler Field, the first Milwaukee County airport....

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Waukesha Flyers

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Fritz Warden (at the propeller) and Lee Barney, two young members of the Waukesha Flying Club, together with Barney's Aeronica C2 airplane. The Aeronica w...

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Ham Radio Operator

Date: 1961-03-23 

Description: A ham radio operator uses his home radio equipment to allow Wisconsin residents far from home to link to family members via a radio-phone connection.

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Lynn Fontanne

Date: 1946 

Description: Lynn Fontanne in work clothes and wearing a rhubarb leaf as a hat.

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...

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Hawks Tavern, with front porch.

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Park Hotel with a child seated in the foreground.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Everett Martin farmhouse.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Soldiers' Monument in front of the Waukesha Public Library, in the center of Cutler Park.

Date: 1916-02 

Description: A collage of nine newly elected officers of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. The officers are Mrs. Frank M. Roessing, Mrs. Carrie Chapman...

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: 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...

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