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Optenberg Pharmacy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Optenberg Pharmacy. On the left is a large candy counter, including a Russell Stover Candies display. A curved soda fountain counter i...

Date: 1921 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Badger Brand Honey produced at the Wisconsin Honey Farm with the subheading "Where qu...

Date: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Ever wonder why beer is so popular in Wisconsin? Wisconsin history is full of breweries and beer.

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Lake La Belle

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View from shore of sailboat anchored on the lake. There appears to be an island in the upper left.

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Photograph

Wisconsin Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Street with retail shops, automobiles. Some of the signs read: "Majestic Hotel, ...tap room, Pabst Blue Ribbon"; "Coffee room"; "Western Union"; "The Bank...

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Street Corner

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Clipping from Oconomowoc Enterprise. Image of street corner includes shops, and people. One sign reads: "Wilsey and Snyder."

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"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large, white brick building is in the middle center, surrounded by trees. A smaller white building is in the right background. In front of the building...

Date: 1963 

Description: A group of men and women look on as a parade of circus wagons passes through downtown streets, carried on the beds of International trucks. The 25-piece pa...

Photograph

Lake La Belle

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Lake La Belle towards far shoreline.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1870 

Description: Man wearing "stove-pipe" hat, standing looking out over a lake.

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Ski Hill

Date: 1948-02-08 

Description: "This ski hill was a popular attraction located near Oconomowoc. Ward Woltman of Oak Grove is on the jump."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Zion Episcopal Church.

Date: 1963 

Description: A woman and three children watch from the sidewalk as a parade of circus wagons carried on the beds of International trucks proceeds down a commercial stre...

Date: 1891 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid,...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

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Earling Residence

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Earling residence, home of A.J. Earling, president of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of street corner includes shops, cars parked on street, and two people.

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