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Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Postcard image of men dressed in winter clothes, under blankets, sitting in an outdoor porch at the Wisconsin State Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Wales. The p...


Frank Smith, Jr.

Date: 1933 

Description: Frank Smith, Jr., age 12, feeds chickens on his father's farm. The farmhouse is in the background. Young Smith was a student at the Hillcrest School, Distr...

Date: 1963-07-04 

Description: A restored 19th century circus wagon travels down a commercial road on a trailer during a parade. The 25-piece circus parade traveled from Circus World Mus...

Date: 1988-06-25 

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

Date: 1931 

Description: A man is standing on top of an International A-5 truck which is parked beneath a concrete spout to fill the tank on the truck bed.

Date: 1922-02 

Description: View from porch of a wood sided building behind a large pile of snow. A path has been shoveled on the wood walkway between the porch and the outer building...


Stewart House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereoview of the Stewart home. The name I.N. Stewart is stamped on the back, and the home is presumably of the family of the donor of the photograph, Mary...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Everett Martin farmhouse.


Air Show Crowd

Date: 1955-09-11 

Description: The crowd at "Air Progress Day," an air show sponsored by the Waukesha Aviation Club.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: This late 19th century map by Increase Lapham shows the lake region around Oconomowoc in Waukesha County and eastern Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Cities an...


Lain-Estburg House

Date: 1935 

Description: Exterior view of the Lain-Estburg house.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front exterior view of the Waukesha Springs Sanitarium.

Date: 1986-06-17 

Description: A group of children on "hot cycles", a form of young children's transportation, are being instructed on the rules of pedestrian and bicycle transportation...


Nashotah House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Nashotah House, cloister looking north from the entrance to Lewis Hall.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium administration building.

Date: 1909-06-26 

Description: Two men paddle barrels with their hands and feet while a third tips over on Pewaukee Lake at the Waukesha Beach recreation area. Other people watch both f...

Date: 1935-04-09 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. Features an illustration of a mill on a river. "Old Method, Whole Wheat Flour, Stone...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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: 1920 ca.

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

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