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Date: 1844-01-12 

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

Postcard

Grand Avenue

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of Grand Avenue.

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Front view of the Park Hotel with a child seated in the foreground.

Photograph

Fred Esser

Date: 1937 

Description: Fred Esser stands in a hat and sweater in front of wooden doors. Mr. Esser owned a McCormick-Deering 6 can cooler.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Dining room at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys.

Postcard

Moor Baths

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the spring house and lagoon at the Moor (Mud) Baths.

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu from the Fountain Spring House, with a view of lush foliage and visitors strolling in the park adjacent to the hotel framed against a scene o...

Postcard

Carroll College

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College.

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: 1877 

Description: Stereograph view of Glenn's mineral spring.

Photograph

Presbyterian Church

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Front view of a Presbyterian church.

Photograph

Girl with Bubbles

Date: 1984-09-30 

Description: A young girl playing with soap bubbles outdoors.

Date: 1952-05-24 

Description: The Wisconsin School for Boys Band, under the direction of Arnold Krueger, provided the musical entertainment for the dedication ceremony of the Waukesha D...

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys, in Waukesha, Wisconsin. The Wisconsin State Seal is on the left. On the right is the name of the sc...

Photograph

Lindsley House

Date: 1890 

Description: View of the house in which Rev. A.L. Lindsley and his family lived in 1846. In it were born Julia West, Addison Alexander, and Justus (who died there at n...

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

Mound Tablet

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View of a tablet indicating a mound site.

Photograph

Mound at Big Bend

Date: 1910-10-16 

Description: View of a linear Indian mound at Big Bend. Two men stand in the background on the left and right among the trees.

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: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of dozens of cattle milling outside the barn at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. Several other school buildings are visible in the b...

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