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Description: Tina Polley looked through a pair of large clown eyeglasses as she ate an ice cream cone at an Ice Cream and Pie Social at St. Francis Episcopal Church.
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...
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...
Description: Boys demonstrate acrobatic skills on the grounds of their summer camp.
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: 1940 ca.
Description: Assembly line packing by the Supreme Model Supply Co., a model airplane company started by Waukesha teenagers in 1940.
Description: A restored 19th century circus wagon travels down a commercial road on a trailer during a parade. The 25-piece circus parade traveled from Circus World Mus...
Description: Lynn Fontanne in work clothes and wearing a rhubarb leaf as a hat.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Souvenir postcard showing a view of the Cutler house and Morris D. Cutler.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Postcard image of men dressed in winter clothes, under blankets, sitting in an outdoor porch at the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Wales. The p...
Date: date unknown
Description: Waukesha police recruits practice using riot sticks.
Description: Actor Mark Harmon on the set at Old World Wisconsin. Harmon starred in the lead role in the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger". Cinematographer Donald M. Morgan...
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: 1945 ca.
Description: A demonstration of parachute handling for members of a local YMCA by the Waukesha Aviation Club. The club considered such educational activities for young...
Description: Fred Esser puting a milk can into an McCormick-Deering 6 can milk cooler.
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...
Description: Women employees of Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Co. (TMERL) competing a foot race at the third company outing.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Townsend House and grounds with elaborate birdhouse in foreground.
Description: A group of men and women look on as a parade of circus wagons passes through downtown streets, carried on the beds of International trucks. The 25-piece pa...
Description: Cloaked in a blanket, a girl eats ice cream at the Muskego Veterans of Foreign Wars County Fair day.
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