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Description: Barn interior on the Greene Farm with cows in stalls, with one man milking a cow, and another man standing and holding a bucket and milking stool.

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Hawks Tavern

Date: 1884 ca.

Description: Hawks Tavern, with men on the porch and with trees in the yard.

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Pewaukee Lake

Date: 1906-09-04 ca.

Description: Three boys on the shore of Pewaukee Lake. One boy is fishing, while the other two observe. A boat dock and boat house are visible in the background.

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Hotel Majestic

Date: 1927 ca.

Description: Hotel Majestic. An advertisement on the back reads, "Located on intersection of Highways 19 and 67. Situated in beautiful Lake Region of Wisconsin. Boat...

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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: 1954-08-10 

Description: Studio photograph of Dr. David Roberts Badger Balm. Dr. Roberts (1866-1951) was a Waukesha veterinarian. In 1904, he incorporated the Dr. David Robert's V...

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Hawks Tavern

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior of Hawks Tavern, with front porch.

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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...

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

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Estburg House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the John Estburg house, built around 1840.

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Man Milking Cows

Date: 1940 

Description: Roger Thomas uses a McCormick-Deering milker on a Holstein cow at the Lee Thomas farm.

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."

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Description: Exterior of Cistercian Monastery.

Date: 1896 

Description: Map shows landownership and acreages, roads, and townships.

Date: 1921 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Badger Brand Honey produced at the Wisconsin Honey Farm with the subheading "Where qu...

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Franklin Stove

Date: 1925-10-18 

Description: One of two Franklin stoves used in Hawks Tavern, built by Nelson P. Hawks in 1840.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the railroads, roads, wetlands, lakes and streams, dams, prairies, and settlers in the eastern half of Waukesh...

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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...

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Home-Built Heath

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Ray and Carl Breecher's Heath parasol monoplane while still under construction in their father's garage. Despite extensive modification, the plane crashed...

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