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Photograph

Felix Liburdi

Date: 1933 

Description: Felix Liburdi, age 17 and a student at the Hillcrest School, District No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and New Berlin, demonstrates his kicki...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: A demonstration of parachute handling for members of a local YMCA by the Waukesha Aviation Club. The club considered such educational activities for young...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...

Date: 1931-07-19 

Description: The crowd at a free air show sponsored by the recently organized Waukesha Aviation Club in order to dedicate their new airport. In actuality, the club's ai...

Date: 1912-08 

Description: John Kaminski (the first licensed pilot in Wisconsin, third from the right in checkered cap) with his new Curtiss pusher, the "Sweetheart."

Postcard

Carroll College

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Carroll College.

Date: 1987-06-21 

Description: Shoppers take refuge in the open doorway of a shop during a downpour.

Date: 1990 

Description: Actor Mark Harmon on the set at Old World Wisconsin. Harmon starred in the lead role in the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger". Cinematographer Donald M. Morgan...

Date: 1958-01-16 before

Description: Dinner and children's menu from Goff's Restaurant, with two illustrations of a woman in an apron filling a coffee cup: in the one accompanying 1893, when t...

Photograph

Nashotah Mission

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission, Lewis Hall. View from a distance with lake in foreground and mission in background.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Nashotah Mission, Shelton Hall.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission, Blue House and Red House. The Blue House (right) was the first building of the mission, built in 1842. The Red House was built in 1843 fo...

Date: 1913 

Description: Rial Herreman stands beside a horse-drawn wagon/float, decorated with fresh flowers, advertising the Menomonee Drug Company. This may have been part of a l...

Postcard

Lutheran Church

Date: 1971-08 

Description: Color postcard of elevated view towards the altar of the Gethsemane Evangelical Lutheran Church. A Christmas tree is on the right.

Date: 1954 

Description: This map of Waukesha shows numbered ward boundaries, roads, and some buildings. The bottom of the map includes a street index.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: First Prebyterian Church with two deciduous trees in front.

Photograph

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...

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

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...

Photograph

Waukesha Flyers

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Fritz Warden (at the propeller) and Lee Barney, two young members of the Waukesha Flying Club, together with Barney's Aeronica C2 airplane. The Aeronica w...

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