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Photograph

Home Built Heath

Date:  

Description: Carl, Robert, and Ray Breecher at work on their modified parasol Heath airplane. After months of hard work, the plane was completely destroyed during a tes...

Date: 1933 

Description: A diver is caught mid-air as another prepares to dive from a diving platform on the shore of the mill pond at Jeffry's Mill at Eagleville. A boy watches fr...

Date: 1867 

Description: A summer resort, situated on the banks of Fowler and La Belle Lakes, in the village of Oconomowoc, thirty miles from Milwaukee on the St. Paul R.R. Men sta...

Photograph

Martin's Tavern

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from fork in road of Martin's Tavern in Chamberlain. There is a horse and carriage with driver on the left. Three men sit or stand in front of the tav...

Date: 1910 

Description: Street in Genesee Depot, with superimposed biplane flying low overhead.

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Jesse Smith Tavern

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of the Jessie Smith Tavern with a group of people and a horse-drawn carriage outside.

Photograph

Lake La Belle

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from shore of sailboat anchored on the lake. There appears to be an island in the upper left.

Photograph

Mayor's Summer Home

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1911 

Description: This 1911 map from the U.S. Post Office Dept. shows rural delivery routes, active and discontinued post offices, selected rural landowners and houses, chur...

Date: 1963-04-29 

Description: A majorette girl is waving her baton with one arm, while her other arm is in a sling.

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Old Hollander beer, brewed by the Oconomowoc Brewing Company. On the label the beer i...

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...

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: 1930 ca.

Description: This map of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, from the 1930s shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, highways and roads, railroa...

Photograph

Golf Course Landing

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A Standard plane on the golf course of the Waukesha Moor Baths Hotel surrounded by curious onlookers. This landing was representative of the problems encou...

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waukesha, county seat of Waukesha County.

Date: 1963 

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...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Man on boat on lake and bridge road in background.

Photograph

Clark Station

Date: 1962 

Description: Clark gasoline station near Brookfield, Wisconsin, which sold gasoline but not service work.

Photograph

Air Show Crowd

Date: 1955-09-11 

Description: The crowd at "Air Progress Day," an air show sponsored by the Waukesha Aviation Club.

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