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Warner Theater

This 1940 photograph showcases the ornate marquee of the Warner Theater on Wisconsin Avenue.
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Photograph courtesy of Alan Magayne-Roshak.
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Washington County Farm

Though numbers have significantly decreased from their peak in the 19th century, Washington County is still home to several hundred farms like this one.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
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Washington Heights Coffee Shop

Washington Heights is home to several upscale and trendy restaurants and coffee shops. Though the building pictured here now houses a pizzeria, the coffee cup is still fixed upon the roof.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
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Washington Park Poster

Designed by artist Janice Kotowicz, this Washington Park poster is an example of the Milwaukee neighborhoods poster series released by the Milwaukee Department of City Development.
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Image courtesy of the Milwaukee Department of City Development. Reprinted with permission.
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Water Purification Plant

The grand architecture of Milwaukee's 1939 Water Purification Plant reflected the city's investment in clean water.
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Greetings from Milwaukee: Selections from the Thomas and Jean Ross Bliffert Postcard Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Watermill Along a River

Photographs of watermills are rare because they were largely outmoded by the time photography became common. This undated photograph by Roman Kwasniewski shows a mill, bridge, and waterfall in winter.
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From the Roman B. Kwaniewski Photographs Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Waukesha County Farmland

This 2016 photograph provides an aerial view over some of Waukesha County's extensive farmland.
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From the Library of Congress Carol M. Highsmith Archive.
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Waukesha County Technical College Campus

Today, Waukesha County Technical College is headquartered at their modern campus in Pewaukee.
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From Flickr. Photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Technical Colleges. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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Waukesha County Technical College Students

A nursing student at Waukesha County Technical College draws liquid into a syringe.
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From Flickr. Photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Technical Colleges. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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Waukesha Freeman Masthead

The Waukesha Freeman has served Waukesha area residents since 1859. This front page clipping is from September 16, 1880.
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Accessed via NewspaperArchive. Public domain image republished for a fair use educational, noncommercial purpose.
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Waukesha Motor Company

The assembly room of the Waukesha Motor Company, pictured here in April 1918, is filled with employees and partially-completed engines.
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From the National Archives American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 - 1918.
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Waukesha Public Library

Nighttime photograph of the current Waukesha Public Library, an organization which has served the Waukesha community since 1896.
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From Flickr. Photograph by Scott Feldstein. CC BY 2.0.
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Waukesha Springs Sanitarium

Dr. Byron M. Caples, superintendent of the Waukesha Springs Sanitarium for Nervous Diseases, was an advocate of sterilization as a medical treatment for mental illnesses.
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From "Polk's Medical Register and Directory of the United States and Canada 1917." Accessed via Google Books.
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Waukesha Town Hall

The first town hall for the Town of Waukesha, pictured here in the 1930s, was built in 1842.
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From the Library of Congress Historic American Buildings Survey Collection.
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Wauwatosa and the Western Suburbs of Milwaukee

This 1892 map provides a bird's-eye illustration of Wauwatosa and Milwaukee's western suburbs looking east toward the city and Lake Michigan.
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From the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
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Wauwatosa Public Library

This postcard features the Wauwatosa Public Library, founded in 1886, as it appeared in 1908.
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Greetings from Milwaukee: Selections from the Thomas and Jean Ross Bliffert Postcard Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Wauwatosa Street View

This postcard from the early twentieth century provides a view of a Wauwatosa street scene along the TMER&L Company interurban line.
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Greetings from Milwaukee: Selections from the Thomas and Jean Ross Bliffert Postcard Collection, Archives. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries. 
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Way Four by Bernard Kirschenbaum

Photograph of Bernard Kirschenbaum's 1976 sculpture titled "Way Four." It is part of the Lynden Sculpture Garden; other artworks can be seen in the background.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photograph by Gabrielle DuCharme. This photograph is used under fair use to illustrate a three-dimensional work of art for educational purposes.
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Wcl

The Women's Crisis Line was a project founded by the Women's Coalition of Milwaukee. Chris Doerfler, director of the Women's Crisis Line, is pictured here in 1981.
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From the Wikimedia Commons. Photography by username Mymymacmurray. CC BY-SA 4.0.
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WCTC Drafting Student

A student at Waukesha County Technical College works at a small drafting table in this photograph from 1950.
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From Flickr. Photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Technical Colleges. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.
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