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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...

Photograph

Cement Truck

Date: 1931 

Description: A man loads cement into the back of an International Model A-5 truck. The automobile is marked on the driver's side door with the words "Cayll & Barrett Qu...

Date: 1931-05-25 

Description: The Waukesha Flying Club and their jointly owned Waco 10. The members are (row 1, left to right) Charles Gittner, Joe Rombough, and Roy Winzenreid and (row...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Rankin Science Hall at Carroll College.

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...

Photograph

School Project

Date: 1967-04-22 

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

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View down Main Street from Five Points.

Postcard

Moor Baths

Date: 1920 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waukesha police recruits practice using riot sticks.

Photograph

Girl with Bubbles

Date: 1984-09-30 

Description: Young girl plays with soap bubbles outdoors.

Date: 1920 

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

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.

Postcard

Bethesda Spring

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Bethesda Spring.

Photograph

Air Show Crowd

Date: 1955-09-11 

Description: The crowd at "Air Progress Day," an air show sponsored by the Waukesha Aviation Club.

Postcard

Carroll College

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of four Carroll College buildings: Rankin Hall, Vorhees Cottage, Elizabeth Vorhees Dormitory, and Main Hall.

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: 1893 ca.

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

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

Home Built Heath

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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: 1925 ca.

Description: The business card of Waukesha photographer Warren O'Brien, a pioneer in aerial photography in Wisconsin. The illustration shows him sitting on the wing of...

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