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

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission, Shelton Hall about 1920(?)

Date: 1959-10 

Description: Construction of Interstate Highway I-94 in Waukesha County using an earthmover manufactured by Allis Chalmers.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Dining room at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys.

Postcard

Carroll College

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of Carroll College.

Date: 1844-01-12 

Description: A pen and ink drawing of a log cabin of pork casks and a washtub, contained in a letter written by Thomas Steel, Waukesha County farmer and physician, to h...

Date: 1990 

Description: Tourists visit the historic Seven-Mile Inn at Old World Wisconsin transformed for its role as the Daleyville Bank in the ABC made-for-TV movie "Dillinger".

Date: 1877 

Description: View of Spence's observation tower with a group of people standing on its upper balcony.

Photograph

Heg Store

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ole Heg Store, once also the home of Elias Strangeland (sp?). The original building was of log construction which was later boarded over.

Date: 1950-05 

Description: View across street of street railroad car #63. The car was built by the Cincinnati Car Co., and purchased from the Shaker Heights Rapid Transit Co. by Milw...

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...

Photograph

Frank Smith, Jr.

Date: 1933 

Description: Frank Smith, Jr., age 12, feeds chickens on his father's farm. The farmhouse is in the background. Young Smith was a student at the Hillcrest School, Distr...

Date: 1935-07-29 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Frigid Frozen Custard." Features two men, each driving a dog sled with teams of dogs...

Photograph

Baptist Church

Date: 1936 

Description: Entrance detail of a Baptist church.

Date: 1950-09 

Description: Walter J. Kohler, Jr., campaigning during the 1950 Republican gubernatorial primary at the Sales Pavilion in Waukesha. Kohler is speaking into a microphon...

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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: 1950 ca.

Description: White church in the trees. The ground is covered with snow.

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Hawks tavern, with a porch and deck in the front.

Photograph

Townsend House

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Townsend House and grounds with elaborate birdhouse in foreground.

Date: 1913 

Description: Rial Herreman stands beside a horse-drawn wagon/float, decorated with fresh flowers, advertising the Menomonee Drug Company. This may have been part of a l...

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