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Optenberg Pharmacy

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Description: Interior view of the Optenberg Pharmacy. On the left is a large candy counter, including a Russell Stover Candies display. A curved soda fountain counter i...
Map or Atlas

Bird's-Eye View of the City of Oconomowoc, Wis. Waukesha County

Date: 1885
Description: Bird's-eye map of Oconomowoc.
Photograph

Polo Players

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Description: Polo horses take graceful strides as two players vie to hit the ball at Joy Farms.
Map or Atlas

Oconomowoc, Wis.

Date: 1870
Description: Birds-eye drawing of Oconomowoc depicts street names and street layouts, houses, trees, Oconomowoc River, Fowler Lake, and La Belle Lake. A reference key a...
Photograph

Grave of the Unknown

Date: 1975
Description: A veteran places a flower on the grave of an unknown soldier.
Photograph

Hotel Majestic

Date: 1927
Description: Hotel Majestic. An advertisement on the back reads, "Located on intersection of Highways 19 and 67. Situated in beautiful Lake Region of Wisconsin. Boat...
Postcard

Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul Depot

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Description: Exterior of depot.
Photograph

Church

Date: 1895
Description: Exterior of church.
Photograph

Cistercian Abbey of Cistercian Fathers

Date: 1920
Description: Cistercian Abbey of Cistercian Fathers, Our Lady of Spring Bank in winter. Formerly a resort hotel on Oconomowoc Lake, called Spring Bank.
Postcard

Draper Hall

Date: 1900
Description: Exterior of Draper Hall.
Photograph

Draper Hall

Date: 1880
Description: Side view of Draper Hall on Lake Road. Tree-lined street with two men sitting on chairs in front of Draper Hall.
Photograph

Earling Residence

Date: 1925
Description: Earling residence, home of A.J. Earling, president of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad.
Photograph

Holy Innocents Protestant Episcopal Church

Date: 1939
Description: Holy Innocents Protestant Episcopal Church "at the northeast corner of the intersection of Highway 16 with a road which goes north and south from Delafield...
Postcard

Masonic Temple

Date: 
Description: Masonic Temple, with American flag flying in yard.
Photograph

Monastery for Redemptorist Fathers

Date: 1920
Description: Monastery for Redemptorist Fathers,Eschweiler & Eschweiler, architects.
Photograph

Oconomowoc Public Library

Date: 1928
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...
Photograph

St. Mary's Episcopal Church

Date: 1939
Description: St. Mary's in the Field, an Episcopal church "located at the northwest corner of the intersection of highways 67 and 18. It is just east of the former Van...
Photograph

Square on Street Corner

Date: 1915
Description: View of street corner includes shops, cars parked on street, and two people.
Photograph

Street Corner

Date: 1915
Description: Clipping from Oconomowoc Enterprise. Image of street corner includes shops, and people. One sign reads: "Wilsey and Snyder."
Photograph

Townsend House Boat House

Date: 1860
Description: Stereograph of the Townsend House boathouse across a lake.

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