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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
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.
Description: Construction of Interstate Highway I-94 in Waukesha County using an earthmover manufactured by Allis Chalmers.
Description: Group assembled at Bethesda Mineral Spring.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Winter scene with four students from the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys standing outside on the snow-covered school grounds.
Description: Fred Esser stands in a hat and sweater in front of wooden doors. Mr. Esser owned a McCormick-Deering 6 can cooler.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Walter Liskowitz of Waukesha in his two-place Standard. This photograph was taken shortly after he organized Walter's Airline to provide service to Chicago...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Sanctuary of Cistercian Monastery. Two people kneel down before altar.
Description: Delmer Staus of Waukesha County shoveling contents of one of his cow barns into a manure spreader.
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...
Description: A boy repairs the fence at the Golden Guernsey Dairy cooperative McKerrow Farms.
Description: Actress Sherilyn Fenn being made up for her role as Billie Freschette during the filming for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie filmed at Old World Wisconsin...
Description: Spring Bank monastery. Man kneeling in from of one of the Stations of the Cross. This is probably part of the Cistercian monastery.
Description: Alfred Lunt pulling weeds in the cornfield at Ten Chimneys.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: Postcard image of men dressed in winter clothes, under blankets, sitting in an outdoor porch at the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Wales. The p...
Description: A field party of members of the Wisconsin Archaeological Society visit an effigy mound at Big Bend. The men are dressed in suits and hats.
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: The business card of Waukesha photographer Warren O'Brien, a pioneer in aerial photography in Wisconsin. The illustration shows him sitting on the wing of...
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