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Cement Truck

Date: 1931 

Description: A man loads cement into the back of an International Model A-5 truck. The automobile is marked on the driver's side door with the words "Cayll & Barrett Qu...

Date: 1873 

Description: This late 19th century map shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid,...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Cushing Memorial.

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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The first house in Waukesha County, built in 1836.

Date: 1967-08-28 ca.

Description: Gary Ksicinski is surrounded by stuffed animals and other souvenirs as he waits for customers at his concession booth at the annual Muskego VFW fair.

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Boy Milking Cow

Date: 1939 

Description: A boy wearing a hat, boots, and overalls sits on a wooden stool to milk a cow by hand. The original caption reads, "Son of Thomas Ridgman, Dousman, Wis."

Date: 1988-06-25 

Description: St. Dominic's Catholic Parish members tend the grills at their annual festival.

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Norwegian Church

Date: 1949 ca.

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

Date: 1877 

Description: Stereograph view of Glenn's mineral spring.

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Views

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Two views of Waukesha, looking east.

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Polo Players

Date:  date unknown

Description: Polo horses take graceful strides as two players vie to hit the ball at Joy Farms.

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Octagon House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Exterior of Octagon House. The caption reads : "The Pewaukee octagon house is the one for Poe. Legend says the man who built it killed his wife. Truth expl...

Date: 1933 ca.

Description: Front view of the former Dousman-Dunkel house with a gasoline pump and a woman sitting on the front porch. The Elmbrook Historical Society currently occup...

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Hawks Tavern

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Front view of Hawks Tavern.

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National Hotel

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of National Hotel on Main Street.

Date: 1933 

Description: View of the home of Charles Miller from the southeast.

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission bell tower.

Date: 1958-02-14 

Description: Elmer J. Schmidt makes furniture and toys in his woodshop even though he has only one arm to work with.

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