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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Norwegian Lutheran Church, first church built by Norwegian settlers in America, in 1843. The first pastor was Rev. C.L. Clausen. The original log building...

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: This manuscript map by Increase Lapham shows the railroads, roads, wetlands, lakes and streams, dams, prairies, and settlers in the eastern half of Waukesh...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waldheim Park Sanatorium boat house.

Date: 1859 

Description: This hand-colored map shows township and range in pink, blue, yellow, and orange, land ownership, includes 16 city inset maps showing land ownership, and 5...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Fountain Spring House.

Postcard

Moor Baths

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of the spring house and lagoon at the Moor (Mud) Baths.

Date: 1915 

Description: Employees of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway in the company's Waukesha office. Left to right they are Carl Mix, Ruth McGeen, Clarence Mica (seat...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the grounds of Waukesha Springs Sanitarium.

Photograph

Well Digging

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Description: A man is operating a drill to create a well near a home under construction.

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.

Date: 1952-05-24 

Description: The Wisconsin School for Boys Band, under the direction of Arnold Krueger, provided the musical entertainment for the dedication ceremony of the Waukesha D...

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Description: Barn interior on the Greene Farm with cows in stalls, with one man milking a cow, and another man standing and holding a bucket and milking stool.

Date: 1874 

Description: Bird's-eye view of Waukesha, looking southwest, with insets of State Industrial School, Court House, and Fountain Spring House.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View of lagoon and a building in the distance amidst trees.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking across the unpaved main street towards wooden buildings along a sidewalk.

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

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Black and white photographic postcard of Milwaukee Street, with storefronts, parked cars and a small monument in the middle of the street.

Date: 1941 

Description: This map shows heavy and light industry, residences, and business districts as well as streets and Mill Pond. The front and back of the map include extensi...

Postcard

Bethesda Spring

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Bethesda Spring.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Front exterior view of the H.W. Youmans Waukesha Freeman newspaper office.

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