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Photograph

Church

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of church.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows wards, schools and public buildings, and polling places. The map includes a street index. Lac La Belle, Fowler Lake, and Oconomowoc Lake are...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Cistercian Abbey of Cistercian Fathers, Our Lady of Spring Bank in winter. Formerly a resort hotel on Oconomowoc Lake, called Spring Bank.

Postcard

Draper Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Draper Hall.

Map or Atlas

Oconomowoc, Wis.

Date: 1870 

Description: Birds eye drawing of Oconomowoc depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Oconomowoc River, Fowler Lake, and La Belle Lake. A reference key a...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Lake La Belle

Date: 1900-06 

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

Photograph

Polo Players

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Holy Innocents Protestant Episcopal Church "at the northeast corner of the intersection of Highway 16 with a road which goes north and south from Delafield...

Photograph

Draper Hall

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Side view of Draper Hall on Lake Road. Tree-lined street with two men sitting on chairs in front of Draper Hall.

Photograph

Townsend House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Townsend House and grounds with elaborate birdhouse in foreground.

Photograph

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."

Photograph

La Belle Lake

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview from east side of La Belle Lake.

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date:  date unknown

Description: Masonic Temple, with American flag flying in yard.

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...

Photograph

"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...

Photograph

Earling Residence

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1859-10-15 

Description: Front page of the Certificate of Incorporation for the Summit Bank in Oconomowoc.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc.

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