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Date: 1967 

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

Date: 1870 

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

Date: 1963-03-27 

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


Candy Maker

Date: 1981-10-11 

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


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...


Faries House

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: The Faries home, built in 1858.

Date: 1917 

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


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


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...


G.B. Nase Store

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railroad depot.

Date: 1965 

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


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: 1968 

Description: A towering specimen of Ulmus americana standing along the river in the Menomonee River Parkway. There are large blocks of ice on the shore. This tre...

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...


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: 1947 

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

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...

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...

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