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Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Date: 1926-01-20 ca.

Description: A parked tow truck of the Schlei-Nelson Company of 3026 North Avenue.

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: An unidentified man poses near a wrecked boat. A log house with two lean-to additions is behind him and there is a smaller log building on the left. Snow c...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Dr. Joseph Smith and family view the glacier at Grindewald during their European tour.

Photograph

Railroad Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across river towards a railroad train on a railroad bridge crossing the river. There are signs and graffiti painted on the rocks below.

Date: 1989-11-30 

Description: Panoramic view of the bridge over the frozen Eau Claire River.

Photograph

Man Exiting Barn

Date: 1926 

Description: A man holding a metal pail in each hand ducks as he exits a low barn door. Snow and ice are just outside the door.

Photograph

Marinette

Date: 1957-12-17 

Description: View of icy Lake Michigan from Ogden Street Bridge. There are piles of coal on the left and right, and what may be a jetty in the far distance.

Date: 1996-02-18 

Description: Ruins of the Barber's Closet in the Hotel Washington. Water shooting from firetruck hoses is visible in the upper left of the image, as the fire that destr...

Date: 1958-01-09 

Description: Elevated view from bluff of the harbor towards the southeast. At the end of a jetty is a lighthouse on the left. The water is frozen along the shoreline. T...

Date: 1989-11-30 

Description: Bridge over the frozen Trappe River.

Postcard

Winter Scene

Date: 1907-11-07 

Description: Photographic postcard of a frozen body of water. Ice and snow mostly cover a pond or river, though some open water is visible. Bare trees and a barbed wire...

Date: 1942-09-27 

Description: Labeled as a "freak" snowstorm. A boathouse takes up the majority of the image, with a flag flying over the boathouse. The lake is not frozen, but ice and...

Photograph

Ice Storm Aftermath

Date: 1975-03 

Description: "After the ice storm it was a mess on Doyle Road."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cartoon of warmly dressed men working on conveyor belt on a frozen lake. Fish on a stringer are being pulled up from a hole in the ice onto the conveyor be...

Photograph

Picnic Point

Date:  

Description: Picnic Point in mid-winter.

Photograph

Dolomite Cliffs

Date: 1925-02 

Description: Dolomite cliffs along Snail Shell Harbor are seen in the background between the ruined buildings of the company store, left, and the machine shop on the gr...

Historical Essay

The Man with the Iron Hand

Learn about explorer Robert de La Salle's iron-handed chief lieutenant, Henri de Tonty, and what resulted in most likely the worst winter of his life.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Three men and a dog are standing on thick chunks of ice looking over logs on an icy river.

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