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Photograph

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.

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.

Photograph

Golf Course Landing

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: A Standard plane on the golf course of the Waukesha Moor Baths Hotel surrounded by curious onlookers. This landing was representative of the problems encou...

Photograph

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: 1934 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Kellermeister Beer, made by the Oconomowoc Brewing Company. Includes an image of a Ge...

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.

Harry and Roy Aitken

View the photographic stills from early silent film producers and Waukesha natives Harry and Roy Aitken.

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)

Photograph

Ole Heg's House

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of Ole Heg's house with a woman standing in front.

Date: 1983-06-19 

Description: Tina Polley looked through a pair of large clown eyeglasses as she ate an ice cream cone at an Ice Cream and Pie Social at St. Francis Episcopal Church.

Date: 1970 

Description: Stereograph view of Oconomowoc.

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.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Sanctuary of Cistercian Monastery. Two people kneel down before altar.

Date: 1990 

Description: Costumed for the lead role in the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger," actor Mark Harmon signs autographs for some tourists who were visiting Old World Wisconsin...

Date: 1912-08 

Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Bowling shirt designed, made and worn by Earlene Fuller of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, c. 1995. (Museum object #2008.176.5)

Photograph

Sun Dip

Date: 1988-07-08 

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

Photograph

Senta III

Date: 1959-07 

Description: View across water of the Senta III, owned by Ernst Schmidt of Black Point Estate, competes in the Class A Regatta at Pewaukee Lake. The skipper is B...

Photograph

Walter's Airline

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: 1957-06 

Description: Members of the Board for the Preservation of Scientific Areas inspect the Scuppernong Prairie Scientific Area. The Board furnished this photograph for the...

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