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Photograph

Faries House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.

Photograph

Sucker Monocle

Date: 1962-12-28 

Description: Jean Meyer plays with the sucker she got at a mother-daugher Christmas holiday tea.

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

Lowell Damon House

Date: 1935 

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

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...

Photograph

Rock Show

Date: 1963-05-12 

Description: Three boys take a break from baseball to view the Wisconsin Geological Society's rock, gem and mineral show at Wauwatosa's Hart park recreational building.

Date: 1870 

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

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

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.

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...

Date: 1947 

Description: Center of a panorama view of a full parking lot with the grandstand in the background.

Date: 1967 

Description: Lori Miller, 5, wearing one of her mother's “flowered” (ribbon bows) hats.

Date: 1939 

Description: This is a zoning map of Wauwatosa with a key of districts including agricultural, resident, business, commercial, and industrial. The map features labeled...

Date: 1963-03-27 

Description: A three-year-old girl uses a toy telephone, and carries on an imaginary conversation at a preschool.

Photograph

Raking Leaves

Date: 1984-10-18 

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.

Photograph

Candy Maker

Date: 1981-10-11 

Description: Jim Niemann decorates dipped chocolates at his family's business, Niemann's Home Made Chocolate Shop.

Date: 1965 

Description: This map shows 32 zoning districts, house numbering system, parks, cemeteries, and Milwaukee County institutional buildings.

Date: 1944 ca.

Description: Jo-Claren Maurin (b. 1942) sitting on the stoop of her house in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin wearing a red straw hat and holding a matching red straw purse. She i...

Date: 1988-07-27 

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

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