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Photograph

G.B. Nase Store

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The G.B. Nase Decorating and Paperhanging Shop.

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Description: Design in purple for the Wisconsin Centennial 3 cent postage stamp. There is a farming theme, with stacks of grain and a barn.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.

Manuscript

Mishakwut Still

Date: 1936 

Description: Actors in Indian costume as seen in the film "Mishaskwut", which depicts the life of the Menominee Indians. The film was sponsored by the Wauwatosa Board o...

Photograph

Faries House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.

Date: 1892 

Description: Color bird's-eye map of Wauwatosa, looking east toward Milwaukee and Lake Michigan. Predominantly green with cream colored roadways, with six land plots ow...

Photograph

Lowell Damon House

Date: 1935 

Description: The Lowell Damon house, east elevation or front.

Date: 1988-07-27 

Description: Cousins set up a road-side stand to sell fruits and vegetables grown by their grandfather.

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: Portrait of Laura Graf seated in a chair at her home in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. A bookcase is behind her. Laura was born September 2, 1898 in Pewaukee (Wa...

Photograph

King Kong Car

Date: 1984-10-30 

Description: A five-story tall inflatable gorilla attracted potential buyers to a special sale at the Uptown Lincoln-Mercury dealership in Wauwatosa. Although the pres...

Date: 1944-10-30 

Description: View across railroads tracks towards the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad station. A number of children and adults are standing around the station. S...

Photograph

The Medicine Shop

Date: 1981-08-15 

Description: Michael Persten standing behind the prescription counter of The Medicine Shop, a pharmacy he opened in Wauwatosa.

Photograph

Man and Mermaid

Date: 1963-08-21 

Description: Couple poses behind carnival cutout of a sailor and mermaid.

Date: 1981-03-10 

Description: Exterior view of a boarded-up Amoco gas station at 6731 W. North Avenue.

Date: 1870 

Description: An ad featuring Wauwatosa, showing the First Baptist Church built in 1854 and the First Congregational Church built in 1853.

Date: 1963-09-25 

Description: Elevated view of two women, one pulling loaves of bread from the oven and the other glazing crusts in the church kitchen.

Date: 1964-09-22 

Description: Three young men displayed some campaign materials outside their own GOP headquarters in a garage at 8608 W. Meinecke Avenue in Wauwatosa. They are, from le...

Photograph

Raking Leaves

Date: 1984-10-18 

Description: Young boy and girl make the autumn chore of leaf-raking fun.

Date: 1983-06-22 

Description: Woman stays cool by sitting in a small plastic pool while pouring cups of water on her head.

Date: 1947 

Description: This map of Wauwatosa shows 10 zoning class types of land including residential, manufacturing, and business. The map also shows government buildings, some...

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