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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...


Cobblestone House

Date: 1884 

Description: Exterior of a cobblestone house with women and children in the yard.

Date: 1950-09 

Description: Walter J. Kohler, Jr., campaigning during the 1950 Republican gubernatorial primary at the Sales Pavilion in Waukesha. Kohler is speaking into a microphon...

Date: 1933 

Description: Frank Fox Jr. holds his father's prize bull, with a lead attached to a nose ring, in front of a wood sided silo. On the reverse of the photograph is writte...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church from the southwest.

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...

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Date: 1933-05-18 

Description: The Battle of Durham Hill during the milk strike, showing sheriff's deputies and National Guardsmen (sworn in as special deputies) charging farmers with ba...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Cushing Memorial, erected on the S.E. 1/4 of S.W. 1/4 of Section 18.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Front entrance detail of the Vanderpool farmhouse.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanatorium.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Hawk's Tavern, front door entrance.


Hotdog Cookout

Date: 1965-05-15 

Description: Girl Scouts cooking hotdogs over an open fire. The Great Blue Heron council weekend campout was held at Hartland Sportsman's Club grounds.

Date: 1949 

Description: Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne formally dressed in the dining room of their home, Ten Chimneys.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church from the west. The church is on a hill and adjoins St. John's Military Academy


Felix Liburdi

Date: 1933 

Description: Felix Liburdi, 17 years old, poses in front of the arched front porch of the Hillcrest School, District No. 6, Towns of Waukesha, Pewaukee, Brookfield and...


Man Milking Cow

Date: 1939-03-30 

Description: A man sits on a stool to milk a cow by hand. The original caption reads, "Irwin L. Collum, Dousman, Wis. hired man milking for Thomas Ridgeman."

Date: 1951 

Description: Interior perspective drawing of the living room of Robert and Rhoda Silver designed by John Randal McDonald.


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: 1900 ca.

Description: Interior view of St. John Chrysostom Episcopal Church.

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