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Description: Several young people pause behind the fence to look at a midway ride in action at the Washington County Junior Fair.
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard view of the Milwaukee River from the road. There are buildings in the background on the right.
Description: "The Knights of Columbus Hall is at 3245 Lighthouse Lane in West Bend, WI." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Rudy Heinecke, and R...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View over water towards a railroad bridge over a river. Trees and shrubs are along the banks of the river. There are buildings in the distance behind the b...
Description: Photographic postcard view towards Main Street. Sheds and dwellings are along both sides. A man is standing on the right corner and a dog is in the middle...
Description: Label for Lithia Beer with the company logo at left.
Description: Schoolgirl watches the monitor as she types her story on a word processor.
Description: "The Jail House Restaurant is located SE of West Bend, at the corner of Hwy. M and Pleasant Valley Road."
Date: 1918 ca.
Description: A Catholic Church in West Bend.
Description: "Victoria, the owner, was our waitress at Victoria's Cornerstone Inn, Kewaskum." From left to right; Victoria, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, and Shirley Widmer.
Description: "At the Knights of Columbus in West Bend, Cy Wietor, who supervises a group of waiters, stops to chat with us at our table." From left to right; Shirley Wi...
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard view of the church, with a parsonage on the left and a school on the right. A fenced-in field is across the street and an automobile...
Description: This bird’s-eye-view map of Barton is indexed for parochial and public schools, churches, a convent, the railroad depot, and the post office.
Description: Two men sitting in front of Hartford Store cucumber receiving station watch over polls on union election day. The ballot box is on the left side of the tab...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Detailed view of a Holy Hill building's stairway.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: View of a Holy Hill shrine depicting one of the stations of the cross.
Description: "The old wood train." It is a class H3 train built in 1880 by Manchester Locomotive Works. John Rhine, the engineer, is shown. A large group of men are sta...
Description: Interior view of the West Bend Public Library. The library was located in the City Hall. Reverse of photograph reads: "Interior West Allis Public Library -...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Washington County highway worker filling a Kissel-built truck with gravel and crushed rock.
Date: 1961-05-24 ca.
Description: Exterior view of an early settler's log cabin. The cabin resides on private property, in downtown West Bend. The steeple of a church is in the background.
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