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Walter's Airline

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Walter Liskowitz of Waukesha in his two-place Standard. This photograph was taken shortly after he organized Walter's Airline to provide service to Chicago...

Date: 1910 

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: This map shows township sections, roads, railroads, and lakes. The map also features extensive manuscript annotations noting landownership in pencil. Stamp...

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."


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


Air Show Crowd

Date: 1955-09-11 

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

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map is revised by McMahon Engineering Company, Menasha, Wisconsin and shows plat of town, local streets, concrete monument, iron stake, government sto...

Date: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.


Jeffry's Mill

Date: 1932-01-22 

Description: Two men fish from a diving platform while a third fishes from the shore at Jeffry's Mill. The tall, wood frame mill building is in the background, with an...

Map or Atlas

Eagle Township

Date: 1873 

Description: Plat map of the township of Eagle (T5N, R17E) at a scale of 2 inches to one mile.

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...


Home Built Heath


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: 1871 

Description: This map of Waukesha shows lot owners, buildings, and various plat additions. The margins of the maps include street reference, a Waukesha business directo...

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.


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: 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.

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: 1954 

Description: This map of Waukesha shows numbered ward boundaries, roads, and some buildings. The bottom of the map includes a street index.

Date: 1965 

Description: This basic street map shows roads, schools, parks and cemeteries and includes a street index in the lower margin. The map also shows a portion of Elm Grove...


Home-Built Heath

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Ray and Carl Breecher's Heath parasol monoplane while still under construction in their father's garage. Despite extensive modification, the plane crashed...

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