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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...

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Lake La Belle

Date: 1900-06 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waldheim Park Sanatorium boat house.

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Date: 1870 

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

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,...

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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.

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Waldheim Sanatorium

Date: 1910 ca.

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

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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.

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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: 1915 ca.

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

Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date:  date unknown

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

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Lake La Belle

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Lake La Belle towards far shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: This map is a photocopy and shows the Oconomowoc River, Flower Lake, lot and block numbers and dimensions, additions, streets, C.M.St.P.&P. Ry., T.M.E.R.&L...

Date: 1860 ca.

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

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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."

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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...

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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...

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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: 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...

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