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Picking Up Steam

Date: 1984-07-07 

Description: Steam locomotive No. 1385 moves along the tracks as part of the Butler Railroad Days.

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


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


The School at Work

Date: 1933 

Description: Miss Harriet Cruver, teacher at Hillcrest School, Dist. No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and New Berlin, stands at the rear of her classroom...

Date: 1935 

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

Date: 1937-08-06 

Description: Charles Broughton and James Farley at an event in Oconomowoc.


Norwegian Church

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: Norwegian church. Interior view of old log church, the first church built by Norwegians in America in 1843.


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...


Hawks Tavern

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: East view of Hawk's Tavern.

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...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Nagowicka Roller Mills and mill race on river. Ducks entering water.

Date: 1909-06-26 

Description: Two men paddle barrels with their hands and feet while a third tips over on Pewaukee Lake at the Waukesha Beach recreation area. Other people watch both f...


War Memorial

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of a proposed war memorial.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Interior of the Wisconsin Central Railway's Waukesha back shop. The elevated view is from the office of the superintendent.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The Summit Center Town Hall.

Date: 1986-06-17 

Description: A group of children on "hot cycles", a form of young children's transportation, are being instructed on the rules of pedestrian and bicycle transportation...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium Refectory from the east.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Distant view of Neshotah Mission. River with boaters, two people standing on riverbank, mission on hill in background.


Hawks Tavern

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A car is parked in front of Hawks Tavern, with trees, a street sign and power lines.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of lagoon and a building in the distance amidst trees.

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