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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: 1962 after

Description: View from side of road towards the covered bridge, with the historical marker on the right. "This bridge was built by the town of Cedarburg on petition of...

Photograph

Franklin Street

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view of Franklin street.

Photograph

Last Covered Bridge

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: An exterior view of the last covered bridge in Wisconsin.

Photograph

Franklin Hoyt

Date: 1862 

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...

Date: 1909 

Description: Elevated view of town.

Date: 1894-11 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map of Grafton which includes the Milwaukee River.

Photograph

Thiensville Mill

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The Thiensville Mill as seen from the water front.

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...

Postcard

Grist Mill

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Black and white postcard with text reading, "An Old Landmark, Cedarburg, Wis."

Date: 1989-03-13 ca.

Description: A smiling man is petting a dog held by a woman. Caption reads: "Art Borowiak patted Buttons, a toy poodle owned by Ann Turney."

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of the Dayton Pump Products Company of Belgium, Wisconsin, distributor of Dayton Water Systems, with six vignettes of water systems in use: wate...

Date: 2009-07-24 

Description: "Sarah was our waitress when we visited Tello's in Port Washington." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John P. Widmer, Shirley Widmer, and Sarah."...

Photograph

Bridge Construction

Date: 1906 

Description: Steel span railroad bridge under construction over Cedar Creek.

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Covered bridge over Cedar Creek in Ozaukee County on highway, about one mile north of Cedarburg. The last remaining covered bridge in Wisconsin.

Date: 1861-11-28 

Description: Civil War recruiting poster for the 5th Wisconsin Regiment written in German.

Date: 1910 

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...

Date: 1936-10-09 

Description: H.C. Wuesthoof places a milk canister into a 10 can McCormick-Deering Milk Cooler.

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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...

Date: 1960-07-27 

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...

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