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Photograph

G.B. Nase Store

Date: 1925 ca.

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

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 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.

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.

Photograph

Raking Leaves

Date: 1984-10-18 

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

Date: 1964-09-22 

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

Photograph

Faries House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.

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: 1944-10-30 

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

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: 1965 

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

Photograph

Man and Mermaid

Date: 1963-08-21 

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

Date: 1917 

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

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.

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

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: 1981-03-10 

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

Photograph

Lowell Damon House

Date: 1935 

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

Date: 1963-03-27 

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

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...

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