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Description: Street with retail shops, automobiles. Some of the signs read: "Majestic Hotel, ...tap room, Pabst Blue Ribbon"; "Coffee room"; "Western Union"; "The Bank...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Clipping from Oconomowoc Enterprise. Image of street corner includes shops, and people. One sign reads: "Wilsey and Snyder."
Description: View across Lake La Belle towards far shoreline.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: View of the Jessie Smith Tavern with a group of people and a horse-drawn carriage outside.
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...
Description: Tony Italiano of Waukesha, founder of the Supreme Model Supply Co., with a large model airplane.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.
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...
Description: This map shows wards, schools and public buildings, and polling places. The map includes a street index. Lac La Belle, Fowler Lake, and Oconomowoc Lake are...
Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."
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: 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Description: A woman and three children watch from the sidewalk as a parade of circus wagons carried on the beds of International trucks proceeds down a commercial stre...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Interior of the Wisconsin Central Railway's Waukesha back shop. The elevated view is from the office of the superintendent.
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: Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, looking southwest, with insets of State Industrial School, Court House, and Fountain Spring House.
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