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Date: 1862 

Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.


Men on a Windmill


Description: Several men, including Frank Klug, pose on the blades of a windmill positioned on the roof of a building.

Date: 1915 

Description: Photographic postcard view of the old grist mill, with a cemetery in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter view of the lighthouse at Port Washington from the icy shore of Lake Michigan. Two people can be seen standing on a pier in the distance.


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: 1989-03-13 ca.

Description: A smiling man is petting a dog held by a woman. Caption reads: "Art Borowiak patted Buttons, a toy poodle owned by Ann Turney."

Date: 2008 

Description: Alexander C. Eschweiler, a well-known architect in Milwaukee, designed this exotic station for the Wadhams Oil and Grease Company of Milwaukee in 1926.

Date: 1988-01-02 

Description: Bundled-up boys ride their tubes down an icy slope in Mee-Kwon Park.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Worker spraying Elm trees with DDT pumped from a tank hitched to the back of a vehicle equipped with a snow plow.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored elevated view of a residential neighborhood in Cedarburg. There is a church in the background on the left.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: North view down Washington Avenue.

Date: 1945-01-17 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. The red, green and black label features a drawing of a dead rat, with skull and cross...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Turner Manufacturing Company describing repair services for Turner tractors. The top of the advertisement features testimonials from...

Date: 1998-02-06 

Description: "We are at Smith Bros. in Port Washington. Original plans were to eat at No No's in Newburg but when they told us it would be a two hour wait, we continued...

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue line print map shows zone districts, lot and block numbers and dimensions, building setbacks, center lines of streets, and some landownership. Th...

Date: 1958-01-09 

Description: View of Port Washington Harbor from Wisconsin Electric Power Company wharf. The city is in the background along the shoreline.

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...


Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Hand-colored view down center of Washington Avenue, facing south, towards a church building on the horizon. The street is lined with sidewalks, buildings a...


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...

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