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Date: 1891 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid,...

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: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, looking southwest, with insets of State Industrial School, Court House, and Fountain Spring House.

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

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...

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1884 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of Octagon House. The caption reads : "The Pewaukee octagon house is the one for Poe. Legend says the man who built it killed his wife. Truth expl...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school.

Date: 1963 

Description: A woman and three children watch from the sidewalk as a parade of circus wagons carried on the beds of International trucks proceeds down a commercial stre...

Date: 1924 

Description: Label submitted to the state of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Blatz Waukesha Water, Bottled at the Springs, Waukesha WI, A natural spring water, s...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Man on boat on lake and bridge road in background.

Map or Atlas

Eagle Township

Date: 1873 

Description: Plat map of the township of Eagle (T5N, R17E) at a scale of 2 inches to one mile.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium administration building.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Side view of Holy Innocents Church.

Photograph

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."

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...

Postcard

Moor Bath Links

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the golf club house at the Moor Bath Links.

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Description: Exterior view of the Waukesha Public Library in winter. Reverse of cardboard backing reads: "1904, cost $15,000, Carnegie, C.C. Anderson, Arch." Above the...

Photograph

Van Brunt House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the house and yard.

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