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Mound Tablet

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: View of a tablet indicating a mound site.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The first house in Waukesha County, built in 1836.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church from the southwest.


Cement Truck

Date: 1931 

Description: A man loads cement into the back of an International Model A-5 truck. The automobile is marked on the driver's side door with the words "Cayll & Barrett Qu...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students gather in the schoolyard at the Wisconsin Industrial School for Boys. A group of four boys is seen in the foreground, while dozens of others stand...

Date: 1979-05-24 

Description: Lyle Lurvey and Mrs. Lurvey on a tractor planting muskmelon on their farm near Highway 67, south of Dousman.

Date: 1870 

Description: Man wearing "stove-pipe" hat, standing looking out over a lake.

Date: 1963-07-04 

Description: A restored 19th century circus wagon travels down a commercial road on a trailer during a parade. The 25-piece circus parade traveled from Circus World Mus...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Extra. The Draft!

Date: 1864-09-24 

Description: Page from the Waukesha "Daily Freeman" newspaper listing draftees from Waukesha, Brookfield, New Berlin, Menomonee, Muskego, Vernon, Genesse, Summit, Delaf...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium administration building.


Boy Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

Description: A boy wearing a hat, boots, and overalls sits on a wooden stool to milk a cow by hand. The original caption reads, "Son of Thomas Ridgman, Dousman, Wis."


Description: Letterhead of the Oconomowoc Canning Company, with a can of Teenie Weenie Wisconsin peas featuring a label with Teenie Weenie figures emptying pods of peas...

Date: 1989-02-21 

Description: Seven men wait for the polls to open Tuesday morning at the New Berlin Administration Building.


Pewaukee Lake Mills

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of Pewaukee Lake Mills. Asa Clark, a Vermont pioneer who settled in the town of Pewaukee in 1837, erected a sawmill in 1838 at the outlet of the lak...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Monastery for Redemptorist Fathers,Eschweiler & Eschweiler, architects.


Optenberg Pharmacy

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the Optenberg Pharmacy. On the left is a large candy counter, including a Russell Stover Candies display. A curved soda fountain counter i...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Sideview of Nashotah Mission, library about 1915-20(?)

Date: 1935 

Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne hold a basket of vegetables picked from their garden at Ten Chimneys.

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...

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