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School and Church

Date: 1851 ca.

Description: School and church, from a drawing by Johann B. Wengler, an Austrian traveller in this country.

Date: 1846 ca.

Description: This map of Prairieville, later renamed Waukesha, is ink and pencil on paper and shows the Fox River, a plat of village, and lot owners.

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: 1950-05 

Description: View across street of street railroad car #63. The car was built by the Cincinnati Car Co., and purchased from the Shaker Heights Rapid Transit Co. by Milw...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Cistercian Abbey of Cistercian Fathers, Our Lady of Spring Bank in winter. Formerly a resort hotel on Oconomowoc Lake, called Spring Bank.


Description: Exterior shot of the Fountain Spring House hotel.

Date: 1990 

Description: Crew of the made-for-TV movie "Dillinger," which was shot on location at Old World Wisconsin. Here the crew has transformed the historic Seven Mile Inn fo...

Date: 2001-04-20 

Description: "Chris Schmidt, Milwaukee based photographer, is our guest when we visit the Schwabenhof Lounge & Hall at N56 W14750 Silver Spring Road, Menomonee Falls."


Corralled Hogs

Date: 1987-07-16 

Description: Four boys trap hogs to get them into their stalls at the Waukesha County Fair.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Nagowicka Roller Mills and mill race. Three people stand on the bank with the mill in background.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of the Waukesha Woolen Mills buildings with text.


Street Corner

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Clipping from Oconomowoc Enterprise. Image of street corner includes shops, and people. One sign reads: "Wilsey and Snyder."


Tea Party

Date: 1963-05-05 

Description: Mother pours tea for her twins at the mother and daughter tea, sponsored by the Brookfield Woman's Club.

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: The Summit Center Town Hall.


Baptist Church

Date: 1936 

Description: South elevation of a Baptist church.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Frontview of Nashotah Mission, library about 1915-20(?)


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

Date: 1933 

Description: Southeast view of the Jesse Smith Cobbletone Inn.

Date: 1924 

Description: A barnstorming pilot and curious onlookers at a field on the outskirts of Waukesha that served as a primitive airport. Technically, the term barnstorming s...

Date: 1911 

Description: This 1911 map from the U.S. Post Office Dept. shows rural delivery routes, active and discontinued post offices, selected rural landowners and houses, chur...

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