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Description: Letterhead of the West Side Fuel Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with cartoon-style drawings, printed in black ink, of workers mining coal with a pi...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Last Covered Bridge Historic Marker

Date: 1965-05-23 

Description: One of the last covered bridges in Wisconsin, located in Cedarburg, received an official state historical marker. The Last Covered Bridge historical marker...

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: "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: 2002-08-16 

Description: "Lynn was our waitress at Lake Church Inn. John & Buddy surprised Jim & Shirley with plaques stating: 'Fish Fry Photographer of the Years' & 'Fish Fry Driv...

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...

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: 1984-08-16 

Description: Young men, workers for the Carson & Barnes Circus, carry heavy circus tent poles through a field.

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: 2002-02-08 

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...

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

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...

Date: 1998-02-06 

Description: "Our waitress at Smith Bros. is Debbie, who tells us she is a grandma with four grandchildren. Surprise! Perch dinners are 16.95. Cod goes for $8.95." ...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Postcard

Turn Halle

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of Turn Halle, a three-story stone building.

Date: 1958-01-09 

Description: Elevated view from bluff of the harbor towards the southeast. At the end of a jetty is a lighthouse on the left. The water is frozen along the shoreline. T...

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...

Photograph

Polar Bear Club

Date: 1997-01-01 

Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."

Photograph

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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