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Date:  date unknown

Description: View down center of downtown street in Port Washington. Night view showing electric lights, neon signs and falling snowflakes.

Date: 2007-11-30 

Description: "Lynn waited on us at Rich's Restaurant in Cedarburg." From left going counterclockwise; Shirley Widmer, Carl Bernhard, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden,...

Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Dayton Pump Products Company of Belgium, Wisconsin, distributor of Dayton Water Systems, with six vignettes of water systems in use: wate...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Postcard view of three men on an elevated walk on an icy pier near the shoreline. A women and young boy stand on the pier below the walk. There is a lighth...

Photograph

The Old Mill

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View across water of the Old Mill surrounded by trees and water. Water is coming out of an opening in an archway of the mill. On the left automobiles are p...

Date: 1894-11 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map of Grafton which includes the Milwaukee River.

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Description: Harold Gauer, wearing a suit and bow tie, and holding an ice cream cone, stands smiling next to a sign on the shoulder of a road that reads "Mequon / Uninc...

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of town.

Photograph

Franklin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of Franklin street.

Date: 2008 

Description: This contemporary station and convenience store was built in 2004 but harkens back to the early decades of the twentieth century when communities pressured...

Date: 1987-09-10 

Description: A traffic crossing guard reads while she waits for a Grafton elementary school to dismiss its students for the day.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: North view down Washington Avenue.

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: A Main Street office building. "Here is the historic Port Washington building which once housed the law firm of Pierce & Stanford and now is the property o...

Photograph

Tilt-a-Whirl

Date: 1987-06-17 

Description: Kids smile gleefully on the Tilt-a-Whirl carnival ride while workers manage the controls in the background on a sunny summer day.

Date: 1942 

Description: Men from George Schubert and Sons, an International Harvester dealership, examine old farm machines to identify candidates for a wartime scrap drive. The m...

Date: 1958-04 

Description: This blueprint map shows additions, sections, and streets. The upper left of the map reads: "Plan for 6ʺ watermain, hydrants & appurtenances." The up...

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "This and the following pages show the 'Polar Bear Club' ready for a swim at Port Washington on New Year's Day. Lucky for them, temperatures were in the lo...

Date: 2009-07-24 

Description: "Sarah was our waitress when we visited Tello's in Port Washington." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer, Shirley Widmer, and Sarah."...

Photograph

Government Pier

Date: 1909 

Description: Government Pier.

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