• W. T. Lyle's Store, Waukesha

    Medium shot of W. T. Lyle's store located at 908-912 Clinton Avenue in Waukesha. The brick Queen Anne revival building is three-stories. There are many ornate details on the facade including a long tr…

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  • Enterprise Department Store, Waukesha

    Exterior photograph of Enterprise Department Store employees in Waukesha. Employees stand in front on the entrance and display windows of the store. Enterprise Department store was located at 812-816…

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  • Madison Street, Waukesha, east view

    Williams, Thos. W

    Long shot of Madison Street looking east toward downtown Waukesha. Trees line the dirt road. Three women in the right foreground walk on the sidewalk. One woman carries a parasol. A child and a dog ar…

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  • West Broadway Street, west view

    Tyler and Bugbee

    Medium shot of West Broadway Street looking west. Snow covers the ground and a group of people are gathered outside a storefront to pose for a photograph. Notes: photograph and background information…

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  • Colonel Richard Dunbar, portrait

    Tyler and Bugbee

    Formal portrait of Colonel Richard Dunbar, who discovered Bethesda Spring.

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  • Broadway Cash Store, Waukesha, window display

    Medium shot looking southeast at Broadway Cash Store. Women stand under the awning to see the display window. The store has a double door entrance below an oriel window. A sign notes the opening of Br…

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  • Krusell and Evans Trucking and Excavating Contractors, Waukesha

    O'Brien, Warren S

    Long shot of construction trucks from Krusell and Evans Trucking and Excavating Contractors in Waukesha. Three men and a dog pose in front of the job trailer. To the right are two automobiles and an e…

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  • Ralph and Lester Polfuss

    Formal portrait of brothers Ralph (l) and Lester Polfuss (r). Lester is better known as Les Paul, inventor of the solid body electric guitar. Notes from photo: Ralph and Lester Polfuss. Lester 4 years…

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  • Bethesda Spring, Waukesha, spring house

    Medium shot of the Bethesda Spring spring house. A man in a hat and suit stands next to the structure. In the left background, is the Dunbar Oak, surrounded by a protective fence. The spring runs out…

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  • Wiecher's Pipes and Tobacco Shop, Waukesha, interior

    Close interior shot of Wiecher's Pipes and Tobacco Shop located at 103 Madison Street in Waukesha. Display cases are full of merchandise. A man stands behind the counter and a boy stands to the right…

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  • Bethesda Spring, Waukesha, park

    O'Brien, Daniel D

    Long shot of Bethesda Spring Park near Dunbar Avenue. The spring house is to the right. The spring runs into the pond in the foreground. The words "1868 Bethesda" are reflected in the pond. The Terrac…

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  • Cornfalfa Farms, Waukesha, orchard planting

    O'Brien, Warren S

    Men plant trees in the orchard of Cornfalfa Farms in Waukesha. A church, a home and trees can be seen in the background. Notes: Cornfalfa Farms was owned by Peter C. Swartz (wife Ida Stickels) and his…

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  • Wiecher's Pipes and Tobacco Shop, Waukesha, interior with signs

    Close interior shot of Wiecher's Pipes and Tobacco Shop located at 103 Madison Street in Waukesha. Four men stand around the glass display counter. Signs for smoking products hang from the ceiling and…

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  • Silurian Spring, Waukesha, spring house 1881

    Tyler and Bugbee

    Medium shot of Silurian Spring spring house. Iron columns support spring house roof. Ornate cresting adorns the roof of the gazebo. The cupola has arched stained glass windows. People are seated in th…

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  • Cornfalfa Farms, Waukesha, orchard road

    O'Brien, Warren S

    Close shot of road through the apple orchard on Cornfalfa Farms in Waukesha. Men work in the background while two men and a woman pose on the completed portion. A home can be seen in the background. N…

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  • Bethesda Spring, Waukesha, Eugene W. Chafin

    Close shot of Eugene. W. Chafin leaning over Bethesda Spring with a dipper. Detail of floor tiles and wrought iron fence in foreground and background. Notes: E. W. Chafin at Bethesda Spring in Waukesh…

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  • Zoler Brothers Confectionery, Waukesha

    O'Brien, Warren S

    Interior shot of Zoler Brothers Confectionery located at 244 West Broadway Avenue in Waukesha. Display cases are at left, full of candies and chocolates. The soda fountain is at right. In the backgrou…

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  • Metropolitan Chain Stores, Waukesha, Gaspar Store

    O'Brien, Warren S

    Two men work on the Metropolitan Chain Stores under construction at 826 Gaspar Street in Waukesha. The two-story brick building has scaffolding across the storefront. Raised letter signboard appears i…

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  • Les Paul, Waukesha

    Portrait of Les Paul wearing a sailor outfit. Paul poses with his acoustic guitar and harmonica. Lester Polfuss, better known as Les Paul, is best known for creating the solid body electric guitar.

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  • Swartz/Stickels Wedding, Waukesha

    Peter Swartz and Ida M. Stickels pose for a wedding portrait on 3 December 1919. Notes: Notes: Cornfalfa Farms was owned by Peter C. Swartz (wife Ida Stickels) and his brother, Jayson S. Swartz.

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