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

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Woman in Man's Suit

Date: 1963-03-17 

Description: A woman models a men's suit, while holding an umbrella and wearing a top hat.

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Description: Waukesha police recruits practice using riot sticks.

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...

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Air Show Crowd

Date: 1955-09-11 

Description: The crowd at "Air Progress Day," an air show sponsored by the Waukesha Aviation Club.

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Sun Dip

Date: 1988-07-08 

Description: Two women lifeguards sun themselves at the edge of Horeb Park pool during a rotation break.

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The School at Work

Date: 1933 

Description: Miss Harriet Cruver, teacher at Hillcrest School, Dist. No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and New Berlin, stands at the rear of her classroom...

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Felix Liburdi

Date: 1933 

Description: Felix Liburdi, 17 years old, poses in front of the arched front porch of the Hillcrest School, District No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and...

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...

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

Date: 1933 

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: 1954 

Description: A handout urging citizens to re-elect Republican candidate Michael Lombardi for Sheriff of Waukesha County. He was re-elected, and served the statutory lim...

Historical Essay

Miss Annie Mae's Church Hat

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Hat worn by Annie Mae McClain to services at the Tabernacle Community Baptist Church, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Museum object #2006.103.2)

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Mowing the Lawn

Date: 1987-05-28 

Description: A Parks Department employee pushes a mower up a steep hill to keep Buchner Park maintained.

Date: 1931 

Description: Teacher Elaine Johannes, center, poses with the four students who comprise the seventh and eighth grades at the Battle Creek School, District No. 4. The st...

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Description: Interior view of the Oconomowoc Public Library. The library was funded by a combined gift of $4,500 from Mrs. Geo Bullen and Mr. P. D. Armour, Sr. Photogra...

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...

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Hotdog Cookout

Date: 1965-05-15 

Description: Girl Scouts cooking hotdogs over an open fire. The Great Blue Heron council weekend campout was held at Hartland Sportsman's Club grounds.

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Leslie H. Fishel, Jr. with a group of mostly women. He was the Director of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin from 1959 until 1969.

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