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Description: A barnstorming pilot and curious onlookers at a field on the outskirts of Waukesha that served as a primitive airport. Technically, the term barnstorming s...
Description: Frank Fox Jr. holds his father's prize bull, with a lead attached to a nose ring, in front of a wood sided silo. On the reverse of the photograph is writte...
Date: 1945 ca.
Description: A demonstration of parachute handling for members of a local YMCA by the Waukesha Aviation Club. The club considered such educational activities for young...
Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."
Description: Robert Hulburt, age 11 and a student at Hillcrest School, District No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookield and New Berlin, poses with his heifer in a...
Description: Exterior view of the Bache farm. In the foreground is a small building with an open door. In the background is a large barn with stone foundation and a lar...
Description: Four boys trap hogs to get them into their stalls at the Waukesha County Fair.
Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Badger Brand Honey produced at the Wisconsin Honey Farm with the subheading "Where qu...
Description: A home built Pietenpol buit by members of the Waukesha Aviation Club after its initial flight. They are Chet Wolt, Jack Leeman, Dean Crites, and Bob Lathro...
Description: Carl, Robert, and Ray Breecher at work on their modified parasol Heath airplane. After months of hard work, the plane was completely destroyed during a tes...
Description: A lone tree standing in a rural Ottawa cornfield in western Waukesha county.
Description: A man sits on a stool to milk a cow by hand. The original caption reads, "Irwin L. Collum, Dousman, Wis. hired man milking for Thomas Ridgeman."
Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an illustration of a mill on a river. "Old Method, Whole Wheat Flour, Stone...
Description: Frank Smith, Jr., age 12, feeds chickens on his father's farm. The farmhouse is in the background. Young Smith was a student at the Hillcrest School, Distr...
Description: Exterior view of a two-story house with several trees on the farm of Fred Esser. On the right is a barn with two silos. On the far left in a fenced area on...
Description: Barn interior on the Greene Farm with cows in stalls, with one man milking a cow, and another man standing and holding a bucket and milking stool.
Description: The Waukesha Flying Club and their jointly owned Waco 10. The members are (row 1, left to right) Charles Gittner, Joe Rombough, and Roy Winzenreid and (row...
Description: The crowd at a free air show sponsored by the recently organized Waukesha Aviation Club in order to dedicate their new airport. In actuality, the club's ai...
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