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Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Date: 1977-08-18 

Description: Sally Perringer (in the foreground) plays the Stumpf fiddle in the Firehouse Band from Port Washington. The performance took place at the eighth annual pic...

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.

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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: 1947-07-04 

Description: Ring at the Cedarburg horse show with cowgirls and cowboys. On the right are crowd-filled bleachers behind fence.

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...

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...

Photograph

Laying Asphalt

Date: 1988-07-07 

Description: A worker wipes his brow as he spreads asphalt on a driveway on a hot summer day.

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: 1947-07-04 

Description: Cowgirl and cowboys riding horses at the Cedarburg Horse Show. In the background are two more men on horses carrying flags.

Photograph

Grape Stomp

Date: 1984-09-15 

Description: Patricia Mallach of Waukesha demonstrating grape stomping to a crowd of onlookers during the Wine and Harvest Festival. She has a balloon tied around her n...

Book or Pamphlet

Gilson Harvester Attachment

Date: 1910 

Description: Front page of Gilson Manufacturing Company brochure, with the title: "The engine that saves the wheat." Features an image of two men using the attachment i...

Photograph

Concordia Mills

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Exterior of Concordia Mills, once a grain/grist mill.

Date: 2002-08-16 

Description: "Today we traveled nearly to Lake Michigan, and dined in the small community of Lake Church at the Lake Church Inn, 69 Hwy D. Belgium, WI."

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Photograph

Grist Mill

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Wind powered stone grist mill. Two men stand on a wood balcony near the open doorway of the windmill.

Date: 1990-06 

Description: Actor Mark Harmon (center), who portrayed John Dillinger in the made-for-TV movie of the same name, at the Chalet on the Lake in Mequon. In the film this...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Postcard view along icy shoreline of the pier and lighthouse on Lake Michigan at Port Washington in winter.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of ice coated pier and lighthouse along the shore of Lake Michigan.

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Grafton Viaduct

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across field towards the railroad bridge, seen with the construction almost completed. A man is standing in the middle of the bridge, and two or three...

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