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Historical Essay

Governor Dreyfus's Red Vest

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Red velveteen vest worn by Wisconsin Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus, c. 1975. (Museum object #1982.450.15)

Photograph

Allen De Karske

Date: 1967-06-17 

Description: Allen De Karske shows off his full beard and waxed, handlebar moustache. De Karske is also wearing a hat and is smoking a cigarette.

Date: 2001-04-20 

Description: "Chris Schmidt, Milwaukee based photographer, is our guest when we visit the Schwabenhof Lounge & Hall at N56 W14750 Silver Spring Road, Menomonee Falls."

Date: 1906-08-26 

Description: Exterior view of the punch table at a company picnic under trees. A man stands in the foreground looking at the camera while holding a knife, and the woman...

Date: 1942 

Description: Alfred Lunt watching as farm workers pitch grain into a thresher on the Ten Chimneys farm. Two men at the end of a chute collect the separated grain in sac...

Date: 1986-06-17 

Description: A group of children on "hot cycles", a form of young children's transportation, are being instructed on the rules of pedestrian and bicycle transportation...

Photograph

Cut Fence

Date: 1963-09-10 

Description: A boy repairs the fence at the Golden Guernsey Dairy cooperative McKerrow Farms.

Date: 1935 

Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne hold a basket of vegetables picked from their garden at Ten Chimneys.

Date: 1898 

Description: Group portrait of boarders, all railroad shop workers, sitting on the front porch at Mrs. Armour's boarding house. Left to right are: Bill Salsig, Roy Mart...

Date: 1915 

Description: Employees of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway in the company's Waukesha office. Left to right they are Carl Mix, Ruth McGeen, Clarence Mica (seat...

Date: 1909-06-26 

Description: Two men paddle barrels with their hands and feet while a third tips over on Pewaukee Lake at the Waukesha Beach recreation area. Other people watch both f...

Date: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Winter scene with four students from the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys standing outside on the snow-covered school grounds.

Date: 1989-02-21 

Description: Seven men wait for the polls to open Tuesday morning at the New Berlin Administration Building.

Photograph

Ice Cream Treat

Date: 1967-08-28 

Description: Cloaked in a blanket, a girl eats ice cream at the Muskego Veterans of Foreign Wars County Fair day.

Photograph

Cobblestone House

Date: 1884 

Description: Exterior of a cobblestone house with women and children in the yard.

Historical Essay

Young Girl's Burial Dress

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Burial dress for a young girl offered for sale by the A.A. Schmidt & Sons Funeral Home, Menomonee Falls, c. 1900. (Museum object #1983.267.7)

Date: 1924 

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...

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: 1940 ca.

Description: Assembly line packing by the Supreme Model Supply Co., a model airplane company started by Waukesha teenagers in 1940.

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