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Date: 1924 

Description: A barnstorming pilot and curious onlookers at a field on the outskirts of Waukesha that served as a primitive airport. Technically, the term barnstorming s...

Date: 1912-08 

Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."

Photograph

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

Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1979-05-28 

Description: A pair of boy and girl toddlers lead a part of the 33rd annual Memorial Day Parade on flag-bedecked tricycles.

Date: 1962 

Description: This map shows the voting districts of Waukesha in red ink for the year 1962. The bottom of the map includes an index of streets.

Photograph

Fred Essers Farm

Date: 1937 

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...

Date: 1990 

Description: The historic Harmony Town Hall at Old World Wisconsin transformed for use a 1930s gasoline station for the made-for-TV movie, "Dillinger". In the foregroun...

Date: 1963-07-04 

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...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of street corner includes shops, cars parked on street, and two people.

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Description: Tony Italiano of Waukesha, founder of the Supreme Model Supply Co., with a large model airplane.

Date: 1924 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards the Eagle train depot. A number of pedestrians are around the depot. On the left near the road, two men stand in front 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

Pewaukee Lake

Date: 1906-09-04 ca.

Description: Three boys on the shore of Pewaukee Lake. One boy is fishing, while the other two observe. A boat dock and boat house are visible in the background.

Date: 1886 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Menomonee Falls.

Date: 1873 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid,...

Date: 2008 

Description: In the early 1920s, Prussian immigrant John Bosch constructed a simple, rectangular brick service garage with a canted corner at a prime location: the inte...

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...

Photograph

Summit Center House

Date: 1926 

Description: A side view from road of large brick house with an open front porch, surrounded by trees. There is a a rear wing and attached garage or shed.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The Summit Center Town Hall.

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