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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

Polo Players

Date:  date unknown

Description: Polo horses take graceful strides as two players vie to hit the ball at Joy Farms.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Tillie Timel, Selma Lindeman, and Louise Timmel, cousins of Florentina Krueger, standing on a wood plank sidewalk.

Photograph

Earling Residence

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Photograph

Lake La Belle

Date: 1900-06 

Description: View across Lake La Belle toward lakeside factories, residences, and churches.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Oconomowoc Public Library, located in both the half-timbered (formerly the fire house) and the next building, with museum on the third...

Date: 1867 

Description: A summer resort, situated on the banks of Fowler and La Belle Lakes, in the village of Oconomowoc, thirty miles from Milwaukee on the St. Paul R.R. Men sta...

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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."

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

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Hotel Majestic

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Hotel Majestic. An advertisement on the back reads, "Located on intersection of Highways 19 and 67. Situated in beautiful Lake Region of Wisconsin. Boat...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

Photograph

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.

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Description: A man jumps off a ski ramp as many spectators look on.

Date: 1870 

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

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,...

Date: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Postcard

Draper Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Draper Hall.

Date: 1880 

Description: Lakeside lawn set up for croquet game and garden pavilion at the estate, "Sunnybank." A man sits in the grass with two children. On the right in the backgr...

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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Description: Letterhead of the Oconomowoc Canning Company, with a can of Teenie Weenie Wisconsin peas featuring a label with Teenie Weenie figures emptying pods of peas...

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