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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:  date unknown

Description: Waldheim Park Sanatorium boat house.

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.

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Photograph

Waldheim Sanatorium

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Waldheim Sanatorium, front view with a woman sitting on front porch.

Postcard

Draper Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Draper Hall.

Photograph

Lake La Belle

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Lake La Belle towards far shoreline.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: St. Mary's in the Field, an Episcopal church "located at the northwest corner of the intersection of highways 67 and 18. It is just east of the former Van...

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...

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.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...

Photograph

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...

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Townsend House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Townsend House. Image includes people sitting on porch, grounds, boat dock.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Zion Episcopal Church.

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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:  

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

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Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1870 

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

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