1 2
.

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: 1917 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.

Photograph

Faries House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.

Date: 1983-06-22 

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

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: 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

Lowell Damon House

Date: 1935 

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

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...

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: 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:  

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: 1870 

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

Date: 1917 

Description: The intersection of Green Bay and Cedarburg roads taken for Wisconsin Highway Department.

Date: 1944-10-30 

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway depot. A number of pedestrians are waiting for the train.

Date: 1967 

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

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

Candy Maker

Date: 1981-10-11 

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

Date: 1947 

Description: Right side of a panorama view of a full parking lot with houses and electrical towers in the background.

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.

Photograph

Sucker Monocle

Date: 1962-12-28 

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

1 2

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.