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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...


Townsend House

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Townsend House. Image includes people sitting on porch, grounds, boat dock.

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc.

Date: 1937 

Description: Fred Esser puting a milk can into an McCormick-Deering 6 can milk cooler.

Date: 1942 

Description: Alfred Lunt watching as farm workers pitch grain into a thresher on the Ten Chimneys farm. Two men at the end of a chute collect the separated grain in sac...


Road and Houses

Date: 1918 ca.

Description: View of a road and houses.

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Norwegian Lutheran Church, first church built by Norwegian settlers in America, in 1843. The first pastor was Rev. C.L. Clausen. The original log building...

Harry and Roy Aitken

View the photographic stills from early silent film producers and Waukesha natives Harry and Roy Aitken.


Ice Cream Treat

Date: 1967-08-28 

Description: Cloaked in a blanket, a girl eats ice cream at the Muskego Veterans of Foreign Wars County Fair day.


Silurian Spring

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View of Silurian Spring, located in Waukesha Springs Park.

Date: 1851 

Description: Diagram of an effigy mound in the shape of a cross.


Lake La Belle

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across Lake La Belle towards far shoreline.


Heg Farm

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Heg Farm. The home was built by the Hegs after their immigration from Lier, Norway in 1840 and before the Civil War. The barn (back seen in image ID 41495)...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Assembly line packing by the Supreme Model Supply Co., a model airplane company started by Waukesha teenagers in 1940.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: This map is revised by McMahon Engineering Company, Menasha, Wisconsin and shows plat of town, local streets, concrete monument, iron stake, government sto...

Date: 1920 

Description: View of the stately Avalon Hotel. A drugstore occupied some of the space on the first floor.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows wards, schools and public buildings, and polling places. The map includes a street index. Lac La Belle, Fowler Lake, and Oconomowoc Lake are...


Baptist Church

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Baptist church.


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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