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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.


Women Avaitors

Date:  date unknown

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


Sun Dip

Date: 1988-07-08 

Description: Two women lifeguards sun themselves at the edge of Horeb Park pool during a rotation break.


Fox River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Fox River.


Fountain House

Date: 1878 

Description: Exterior view of the Fountain House.


Mowing the Lawn

Date: 1987-05-28 

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

Date: 1917-08-23 ca.

Description: Man, possibly Joseph Brown, attending to an automobile on the road between Waukesha and Ionsman. Rural landscape and farm in the background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Rest Haven Sanitarium.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Waukesha, county seat of Waukesha County.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Spring City Hotel.

Date: 1937 

Description: Winter scene with an International D-70 truck owned by the Waukesha County Highway Department and outfitted with a scraper clearing snow from a rural road.

Date: 1938 

Description: Three uniformed employees of the Sinclair Oil Company Service Station, located at 501 East Broadway, stand in front of the station's gas pumps. Two lifesi...


Estburg House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the John Estburg house, built around 1840.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Fountain Spring House.

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: 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: 1935-08-18 

Description: Poster advertising the air show held to mark the dedication of the airport in Waukesha, an event sponsored by the Waukesha Aviation Club. Present to dedic...


Aviation Class

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group portrait of women enrolled in an aviation class.



Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Resthaven, a sanitarium.

Date: 1954 

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

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