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Description: Group assembled at Bethesda Mineral Spring.

Photograph

Heavy Snow

Date: 1963-12-12 

Description: Swanson School youngsters play in the first heavy snow of the season.

Date: 1931-07-19 

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...

Photograph

Tea Party

Date: 1963-05-05 

Description: Mother pours tea for her twins at the mother and daughter tea, sponsored by the Brookfield Woman's Club.

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Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne discuss the newspaper in their drawing room at Ten Chimneys.

Date:  date unknown

Description: One-page menu from the Fountain Spring House, with a view of lush foliage and visitors strolling in the park adjacent to the hotel framed against a scene o...

Photograph

Martin's Tavern

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View from fork in road of Martin's Tavern in Chamberlain. There is a horse and carriage with driver on the left. Three men sit or stand in front of the tav...

Photograph

"Sunnybank"

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A large, white brick building is in the middle center, surrounded by trees. A smaller white building is in the right background. In front of the building...

Photograph

Girl with Bubbles

Date: 1984-09-30 

Description: Young girl plays with soap bubbles outdoors.

Historical Essay

Milwaukee Orphanage Shirt

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Shirt given to a child leaving St. Joseph Orphanage, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1920. (Museum object #2005.82.1)

Date: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Old Hollander beer, brewed by the Oconomowoc Brewing Company. On the label the beer i...

Date: 1987-06-21 

Description: Shoppers take refuge in the open doorway of a shop during a downpour.

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

Date: 1908-08-26 

Description: Elevated view of the third annual outing of the employees of the Milwaukee Electric Railway & Light Company (TMERL) at Waukesha Beach.

Photograph

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."

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...

Photograph

School Project

Date: 1967-04-22 

Description: Two junior high students work on a project that requires making a vocal recording.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Spring Bank monastery. Man kneeling in from of one of the Stations of the Cross. This is probably part of the Cistercian monastery.

Date: 1959-10 

Description: Moving a very large boulder with a bulldozer during construction of Highway 94 in Waukesha County.

Date: 1933 

Description: Two unidentified girls pose seated on a large stone in a rock garden on the lawn of the Charles E. Curver home. There are small clumps of flowers in bloom...

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