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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...

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Two men are in the foreground on a shoreline, one standing in a boat. In the background on the other shoreline are adults and children sitting in the gras...

Date: 1887 

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

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: 1905 ca.

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

Date: 1937-08-06 

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

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...

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,...

Photograph

Townsend House

Date: 1870 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc.

Postcard

Draper Hall

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior of Draper Hall.

Date: 1870 

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

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: 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,...

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Date:  date unknown

Description: Waldheim Park Sanatorium boat house.

Photograph

Church

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Exterior of church.

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...

Date: 1915 ca.

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

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