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Photograph

Women Avaitors

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of women who are taking flying lessons. Several of the women are dressed in furs.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Spring City Hotel.

Photograph

Frisbee Catch

Date: 1988-07-20 

Description: Young men clamor to catch a Frisbee during a beach game.

Date: 1931 

Description: A man is standing on top of an International A-5 truck which is parked beneath a concrete spout to fill the tank on the truck bed.

Postcard

Still Rock Spa

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Still Rock Spa with a group of people gathered on its front porch.

Date: 1908-08-26 

Description: Elevated view of the third annual outing of the employees of the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company (TMERL) at Waukesha Beach.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Front exterior view of the H.W. Youmans Waukesha Freeman newspaper office.

Date: 1931 

Description: A man is standing on top of an International A-5 truck, filling a tank with concrete. A man wearing a hat stands above him looking out of a window in a bui...

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: 1896 ca.

Description: Wisconsin Central Railway's locomotive # 96 at the Waukesha depot.

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...

Photograph

Town Hall

Date: 1936 

Description: Exterior view of the town hall.

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of Grand Avenue.

Date: 1984-11-08 

Description: Students prepare a curried beef dinner in a Waukesha County Technical Institute cooking class led by Juanita Decker (right, in chef's hat).

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of the Waukesha Public Library in winter. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "1904, cost $15,000, Carnegie, C.C. Anderson, Arch." Above the...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front view of the Waukesha Freeman building, where an abolition paper was published in the 1850's.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Four students at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys stand outside on the snow-covered school grounds.

Photograph

Views

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Two views of Waukesha, looking east.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin of pork casks and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to h...

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