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Description: "Polar Bear Club of Port Washington."
Description: Elevated view of town.
Date: 1911 ca.
Description: Tinted postcard view of the lighthouse at Port Washington. A U.S. flag flies at the upper left.
Description: Catalog cover for Gasoline Engines, Types T. Z. Y. W. "Goes like sixty."
Description: Government Pier.
Date: date unknown
Description: Postcard view along icy shoreline of the pier and lighthouse on Lake Michigan at Port Washington in winter.
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: 1915 ca.
Description: "Gen." Wooster Harrison house. Sign in front reads, "Lincolns Abode/West Wing/1835".
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.
Description: Inside spread of catalog, featuring a color illustration of a portable engine. Text reads: "Gilson 100% Service Portable Engine — 4, 5, 6 and 8 H.P." Inset...
Description: A view of the Blake House (north elevation, front). The house was razed prior to 1952.
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: A view of the harbor.
Description: View of ice coated pier and lighthouse along the shore of Lake Michigan.
Description: Winter postcard view of the pier and lighthouse at Port Washington seen from the icy shore of Lake Michigan.
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: "Today, we are at The Port Hotel Restaurant, 101 E. Main Street, Port Washington, WI."
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...
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...
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.
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