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Date: 1916 

Description: Exterior view of front of James DeNoon Reymert's printing office, built in 1847. This office printed the first Norwegian newspaper, the "Nordyset", in the...

Map or Atlas

Waukesha, Wis.

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Waukesha with two women wearing dresses with a boy in long pants and tam o'shanter hat in foreground against a split-rail fence. Beyond th...

Photograph

Hawks Tavern

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from the east of Hawk's Tavern.

Photograph

Man Milking Cow

Date: 1939-03-30 

Description: A man sits on a stool to milk a cow by hand. The original caption reads, "Irwin L. Collum, Dousman, Wis. hired man milking for Thomas Ridgeman."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission Blue House. Built in 1842, it was the mission's first building.

Date: 1963 

Description: The "Pawnee Bill" circus wagon passes Notbohms furniture store and funeral home along a commercial street as a child looks on from the foreground. Multiple...

Photograph

Air Show Crowd

Date: 1955-09-11 

Description: The crowd at "Air Progress Day," an air show sponsored by the Waukesha Aviation Club.

Date: 1937 

Description: Winter scene with an International D-70 truck owned by the Waukesha County Highway Department and outfitted with a scraper clearing snow from a rural road.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The Summit Center Chapel. At the the time this picture was taken the chapel was no longer in use.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a high school.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Sanctuary of Cistercian Monastery. Two people kneel down before altar.

Photograph

View Down Road

Date: 1915 

Description: A view looking down a road. A body of water is on the right.

Postcard

Bethesda Spring

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Bethesda Spring.

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: 1949 

Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne formally dressed in the dining room of their home, Ten Chimneys.

Photograph

Camp Home

Date: 1890 

Description: Camp home, residence of Dan L. Camp, writer and historian.

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

Photograph

Fred Essers Farm

Date: 1937 

Description: Exterior view of a two-story house with several trees on the farm of Fred Esser. On the right is a barn with two silos. On the far left in a fenced area on...

Date: 1934-01 

Description: Aerial view of New Butler, in Waukesha County.

Harry and Roy Aitken

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