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Laying Asphalt

Date: July 07 1988
Description: A worker wipes his brow as he spreads asphalt on a driveway on a hot summer day.
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Tubing Down Mule Hill

Date: January 02 1988
Description: Bundled-up boys ride their tubes down an icy slope in Mee-Kwon Park.
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Stumpf Fiddle Players

Date: August 18 1977
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...
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Mark Harmon on "Dillinger" Set

Date: June 1990
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...
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"Dillinger" Director with Dick Matty

Date: 1990
Description: Director Rupert Wainwright holding a "Dillinger Shot-in-Wisconsin" t-shirt. With him is Dick Matty, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, of w...
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Mequon Service Station

Date: 2008
Description: This contemporary station and convenience store was built in 2004 but harkens back to the early decades of the twentieth century when communities pressured...
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Harold Gauer Posing near Mequon Sign

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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...
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A Stroll through Donges Bay

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Description: Well-dressed group of three women and one man walking along a dirt road lined with fences and telephone poles.
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21st Annual Milwaukee Mixed Bonspiel

Date: January 1971
Description: L.J. Brodd and Mrs. Robert Rasche, both of Glendale, sweep ahead of the stone during a match as part of the 21st Annual Milwaukee Mixed Bonspiel. Mrs. Jane...
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The Mortimer M. Bortin Residence

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Description: The Bortin House, designed by George Fred and William Keck for the Mortimer M. Bortin family in 1958. This is Keck and Keck Project #610, built on E. Junip...
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The Bortin Residence

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Description: The Bortin House, designed by George Fred and William Keck for the Mortimer M. Bortin family in 1958. This is Keck and Keck Project #610, built on E. Junip...
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The Bortin Residence

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Description: The Bortin House, designed by George Fred and William Keck for the Mortimer M. Bortin family in 1958. This is Keck and Keck Project #610, built on E. Junip...
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Common Pear

Date: 1979
Description: A specimen of Pyrus communis, judged to be the second largest of its type in Wisconsin, growing among smaller trees and shrubs at the edge of a cult...
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Suzy Michel and Nicholas Appleby

Date: September 21 1989
Description: A woman is helping a boy pour an ingredient from a measuring spoon into a mixing bowl. Next to the bowl is a recipe for Spiced Apple Muffinettes. Caption r...
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Fran and Samuel Kozel

Date: September 21 1989
Description: A woman is holding a boy who is scooping an ingredient out of a container into a mixing bowl. Caption reads: "Fran Kozel and her son, Samuel, 2, measured c...
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Jim Kreilkamp and Roy Heldt

Date: September 29 1983
Description: Two shirtless men are standing in freshly poured cement using shovels. A third man is standing behind them. Caption reads: "Jim Kreilkamp (left) and Roy He...
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Alpine Village

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Description: View of Alpine Village "America's No. 1 Authentic Swiss Restaurant" located on Hwy 57 near Mequon.
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Hilgendorf House

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Description: An original half timber pioneer dwelling built in 1842. Located on Hwy 167 near Mequon.
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Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels

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Description: Interior of the Chapel of Our Lady of the Angels at Notre Dame of the Lake.
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The Home of the Muskie

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Description: View of water lilies and lily pads in a river.

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