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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: 1937-08-06 

Description: Charles Broughton and James Farley at an event in Oconomowoc.


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.

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...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Kellermeister Beer, made by the Oconomowoc Brewing Company. Includes an image of a Ge...

Date: 1870 

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


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:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of depot.

Date: 1963-07-04 

Description: A restored 19th century circus wagon travels down a commercial road on a trailer during a parade. The 25-piece circus parade traveled from Circus World Mus...

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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

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...


Townsend House

Date: 1860 ca.

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

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

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...


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...

Date: 1860 ca.

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

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