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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...

Date: 1981-03-10 

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

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: 1963-09-25 

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee County Alms House.


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: 1947 

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


Candy Maker

Date: 1981-10-11 

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


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


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.

Date: 1965 

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


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...


Raking Leaves

Date: 1984-10-18 

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

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...


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.


G.B. Nase Store

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1963-03-27 

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


Lowell Damon House

Date: 1935 

Description: The main entrance to the Lowell Damon home.

Date: 1944-10-30 

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

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