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


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...

Date: 1965 

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

Date: 1964-09-22 

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

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: 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: 1988-07-27 

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

Date: 1947 

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

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...


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


Man and Mermaid

Date: 1963-08-21 

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


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...


Candy Maker

Date: 1981-10-11 

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

Date: 1870 

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


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: 1981-03-10 

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

Date: 1967 

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

Date: 1983-06-22 

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

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