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Photograph

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...

Photograph

Dousman House

Date: 1925-07-22 

Description: A large wooden classical revival style building with rear extension identified as the Dousman House, or tavern. "[It] stands a few miles east of Waukesha,...

Photograph

Cleaning Cow Barn

Date: 1983-12-11 

Description: Delmer Staus of Waukesha County shoveling contents of one of his cow barns into a manure spreader.

Date: 1922-03-22 

Description: Exterior view of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul freight station.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the Soldiers' Monument in front of the Waukesha Public Library, in the center of Cutler Park.

Date: 1987-06-21 

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

Date: 1920 

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

Date: 1965 

Description: This basic street map shows roads, schools, parks and cemeteries and includes a street index in the lower margin. The map also shows a portion of Elm Grove...

Photograph

Skofstad Cabin

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Front of Skofstad cabin, possibly the oldest building in the settlement. An early pastor of a Norwegian Luthern Church, Reverend Stub, lived here at one ti...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front view of Bishop Kemper's home, with trees and a lawn.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Nashotah Mission, Lewis Hall old entrance about 1920(?)

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Interior view of St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church, looking towards the altar.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Cushing Memorial.

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: 1880 ca.

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

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: 1990 

Description: Actress Sherilyn Fenn being made up for her role as Billie Freschette during the filming for "Dillinger," a made-for-TV movie filmed at Old World Wisconsin...

Date: 1928 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Oconomowoc Public Library, located in both the half-timbered (formerly the fire house) and the next building, with museum on the third...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The business card of Waukesha photographer Warren O'Brien, a pioneer in aerial photography in Wisconsin. The illustration shows him sitting on the wing of...

Date: 1919 

Description: Front view of the Waukesha Freeman building, where an abolition paper was published in the 1850's.

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