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Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."
Description: Young men, workers for the Carson & Barnes Circus, carry heavy circus tent poles through a field.
Description: L.J. Brodd and Mrs. Robert [Lorraine] Rasche, both of Glendale, sweep ahead of the stone during a match as part of the 21st Annual Milwaukee Mixed Bonspiel...
Description: "Today, we are at The Port Hotel Restaurant, 101 E. Main Street, Port Washington, WI."
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...
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...
Description: "Deb, our waitress, posed with us at The Port Hotel, in Port Washington, WI." From left to right; John Bodden, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Deb, Ralph Widmer, an...
Description: "This is Bublitz's 'Foster Street' Pub and Restaurant in Saukville."
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...
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...
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...
Description: "Lynn waited on us at Rich's Restaurant in Cedarburg." From left going counterclockwise; Shirley Widmer, Carl Bernhard, Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden,...
Description: Hand-colored view along shoreline of people posing in a rowboat near a boathouse. Other people are leaning against a railing and standing near a boathouse.
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...
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...
Description: Sixth plate ambrotype of Franklin Hoyt (1846-?). Waist-up portrait facing front, with left hand on his lapel. He is wearing a suit, small bow tie, and cap...
Description: A traffic crossing guard reads while she waits for a Grafton elementary school to dismiss its students for the day.
Description: Farmer George Kopp gives a ride on his horse-drawn harrow to a young friend as he cultivates his field.
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