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Photograph

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...

Date: 1931-07-19 

Description: The crowd at a free air show sponsored by the recently organized Waukesha Aviation Club in order to dedicate their new airport. In actuality, the club's ai...

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

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...

Photograph

Waukesha Flyers

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Fritz Warden (at the propeller) and Lee Barney, two young members of the Waukesha Flying Club, together with Barney's Aeronica C2 airplane. The Aeronica w...

Photograph

School Project

Date: 1967-04-22 

Description: Two junior high students work on a project that requires making a vocal recording.

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Description: Group assembled at Bethesda Mineral Spring.

Date: 1909-06-26 

Description: Two men paddle barrels with their hands and feet while a third tips over on Pewaukee Lake at the Waukesha Beach recreation area. Other people watch both f...

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Leslie H. Fishel, Jr. with a group of mostly women. He was the Director of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1959 until 1969.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students gather in the schoolyard at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. Several school buildings are seen in the background.

Photograph

Girl with Bubbles

Date: 1984-09-30 

Description: A young girl playing with soap bubbles outdoors.

Date: 1920 

Description: View of the stately Avalon Hotel. A drugstore occupied some of the space on the first floor.

Photograph

Dunbar Oak Marker

Date: 1982 before

Description: A historical marker mounted on a metal post tells the story of Col. Richard Dunbar discovering, in 1866, the healing properties of water from a nearby spri...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Rest Haven Sanitarium.

Photograph

Corn Hills

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A composite lantern slide with two early views, ca. 1910, of raised corn hills on the campus of Carroll College (now Carroll University). At top is a view...

Date: 1922-03-22 

Description: Exterior view of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul freight station.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Extra. The Draft!

Date: 1864-09-24 

Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Soldiers' Monument in front of the Waukesha Public Library, in the center of Cutler Park.

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...

Photograph

Mowing the Lawn

Date: 1987-05-28 

Description: A Parks Department employee pushes a mower up a steep hill to keep Buchner Park maintained.

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