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Early Ozaukee County Historical Sketches. Ozaukee County Historical Society, 1967.

History of Washington and Ozaukee Counties, Wisconsin. Chicago: The Western Historical Co., 1881.

Krause's Directory of Ozaukee County:1900. Port Washington: W. D. Krause, publisher.

Port Washington: 1835-1985. Port Washington, 1985.

Port Washington: The Little City of Seven Hills. Port Washington, 1908.

Port Washington Centennial; 1835-1935. Port Washington, 1935.

St. Mary's Church, Port Washington, Wis.: 1853-1978. Port Washington, 1978.

Zimmerman, H. Russell. The Heritage Guidebook. Milwaukee: Heritage Banks, 1976.


Atlas of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. 1915.

Nash, G. V. and M. G. Tucker. Map of Washington and Ozaukee Counties. Milwaukee: 1873-4.

Plat Book of Washington & Ozaukee Counties, WI. Minneapolis: C. M. Foote & Co., 1892.

Sanborn-Perris Map Co. Fire Insurance Maps of Port Washington, Wisconsin. New York: Sanborn-Perris Co., 1885; 1893; 1898; 1904; 1913; 1922, 1938, 1938 (updated to 1955).

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Ozaukee Press. Port Washington: 1946-date.

Port Washington Herald. Port Washington: 1896-1958.

Port Washington Pilot. Port Washington: 1928-1958.

Port Washington Star. Port Washington: 1879-1889, 1895-1928.

Port Washington Zeitung. Port Washington: 1895-1928. (In German).

NEWSPAPERS (Special issues)

Ozaukee Press. July 28, 1960. Port Washington 125th Anniversary issue.

Ozaukee Press. December 23, 1976. Bicentennial Collection.

Ozaukee Press. September 5, 1985. Port Washington Sesquicentennial Issue (1835-1985).

Port Washington Star. July 4, 1898. Semi-Centennial Issue (with Illustrated Souvenir Supplement Section).


Ambrose Mayer Collection. Port Washington, Wisconsin. This private collection is by far the finest set of Port Washington historic images.

Site Files. Visual & Sound Archives, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.

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Annual Reports of the City of Port Washington, WI. 1934-1998.

Bird’s Eye View of Village of Port Washington, Wis. Milwaukee: Louis Lipman (delineator and printer), 1865.

Bird’s Eye View of Port Washington. Madison: J. J. Stoner, publisher, 1883.

Bird’s Eye View of Port Washington, Wis. Milwaukee: C. J. Pauli (delineator and printer) 1893.

Bolens, Col. A. D. Newspaper Columns on Port Washington History. Port Washington Pilot, 1935. (Written in conjunction with the city's centennial celebrations of that year.

The Jobber & Retailer (Magazine). Milwaukee, June, 1910 (Port Washington Special Issue).

Local History Collection. W. J. Niederkorn Public Library, Port Washington. This collection includes among many other things, copies of Port Washington newspapers on microfilm, a copy of the 1881 county history, hard copies of various centennial newspaper issues, a copy of The Jobber & Retailer, etc.)

Port Washington Real Estate Assessment Tax Rolls. Originals, 1848-present, at the Ozaukee County Courthouse in Port Washington.

Price, Sister M. Jane Frances. The History of Port Washington, In Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. Chicago: De Paul University, July, 1943. MA dissertation. A copy is on file at the W. J. Niederkorn Library in Port Washington.

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