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Date: 1873 

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,...

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Photograph

La Belle Lake

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Stereoview from east side of La Belle Lake.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waldheim Park Sanatorium boat house.

Photograph

Boathouse and Boats

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of a boathouse across from Edgerton Flats with a row of boats in front of the building. Two men stand on the pier.

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...

Postcard

Draper Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Draper Hall.

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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Photograph

Townsend House

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Photograph

Lake La Belle

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Lake La Belle towards far shoreline.

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1937-08-06 

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

Photograph

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

Photograph

Waldheim Sanatorium

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Zion Episcopal Church.

Date: 1870 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of depot.

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