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Description: This map shows existing and proposed harbor improvements, streets, the Sauk River, and Lake Michigan. On the bottom of the map inscribed in ink is: "44th C...
Description: Civil War Union Army recruitment handbill.
Date: date unknown
Description: Postcard view along icy shoreline of the pier and lighthouse on Lake Michigan at Port Washington in winter.
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: Winter postcard view of the pier and lighthouse at Port Washington seen from the icy shore of Lake Michigan.
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: 1911 ca.
Description: Tinted postcard view of the lighthouse at Port Washington. A U.S. flag flies at the upper left.
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...
Description: "Tello's Grille and Cafe, 200 West Grand Avenue, Port Washington."
Description: View from shoreline at Port Washington south of two ramps within a breakwater. There is a lighthouse in the background. Boats are along a pier on the right...
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...
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.
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: 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: "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: View of ice coated pier and lighthouse along the shore of Lake Michigan.
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: 1989 ca.
Description: This pictorial map shows Lake Michigan, businesses with phone numbers, schools, parks, other points of interest, and includes a brief history of the town....
Description: Memohead of the Wisconsin Chair Company of Port Washington, Wisconsin, with its McLean patented swing rocking chair set against a circular background with...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the Turner Manufacturing Company describing repair services for Turner tractors. The top of the advertisement features testimonials from...
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