Mequon-Thiensville Historical Society

A Tax Exempt 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit Organization Since 1988

216 Green Bay Road, Ste 102  Thiensville, WI  53092

Tele:  262-242-3107     Email: 

In the Don Silldorff Archives

Links & Resources

The Mequon-Thiensville Historical Society thrives on the generosity of donors and local organizations.  Below is a list of recent acquisitions to the Don Silldorff Archives:

Margaret Bussone:  MT School Documents, postcards of Thiensville, photos of Wilson School Dedication, photos of Thiensville Mill demolition 1956, School Dist. #3 pictures and clippings.

Louse Hoffman: 1970 aerial photos of Mequon, Stemmler mugs, Thiensville State Bank ink Blotters, Jr. Women’s Club Scrapbook 1971-72,

 Jerry Luedtke: Thiensville Lumber Yard Apron

Ozaukee County Historical Society:  1897 & 1905 Baptismal Certificates, 25th Anniversary Program T-M Rotary Club, Menu-Range Line Inn, 1929 Oz. Co. Graduating Exercise Program, Wine List for Nantucket Restaurant, Menu for Chez Paul Restaurant, 1978 Oz. Co Guide-Anniversary/Progress Issue, Newspaper Clippings-1929, 1934,978, & Black Thorn House, Copy of Wm. F Jahn Biography & Memoirs from Estate of Ruth Renz, Various Issues of The Squire and a 1977 Spectrum.

Lee Wills: Advertising for Bublitz Home Furnishing & Funeral Service, Thiensville.

John & Helen Ward:  Mequon -50th Anniversary Tee Shirt, 1st yr. Tee Shirt for Gathering on Green.

Barb Johnson: 1961 Photo Mequon Basketball Team, 1962 Squire Issue on Homestead Graduates, The Citizen - 1963-53 Yrs. of Growth & Progress in Mequon & Thiensville.

NOTE:  Scroll down to see archived MTHS Newsletters.

NOTE:  Scroll down to see archived MTHS Newsletters.

Neil Trilling: 4 Maps of Thiensville (Ward, Zones, Parks, & Business & Industrial) from Don Molyneaux’s Estate, 1 Photo of Thiensville’s Main Street (undated).

Jonathan Clark House:  Milwaukee RR Depot model, Thiensville.   Made by Arthur Schait in 1950.

Mike & Marc Schaefgen:  1983 News Graphic Pilot – 1st Girl on HHS Football Team: Sue Schaefgen, “I Survived the Widening of Mequon Road” mini banner, Photos: HHS Football Team, HHS Girls Track Team, HHS Play Cast, HHS Letter Jacket Insignia: 1982 Chevron.

Constance Pukaite:  Framed Inked Drawing of Old Mill, Thiensville

Nina Look:   Book Stalag Wisconsin, Inside WWII Prisoner of War Camps by Betty Cowley, Copyright, 2002 

MT Library League organized and donated by Marian
Held:  History and minutes of meetings, book discussions and sales of used books, fundraising, with pictures and clippings from the League’s 35th anniversary of serving the community.

City of Mequon:  Two copies of reprints of The History of Mequon Brought to About 1870.  Issues of The City of Mequon Community News (newsletters) from 1999 to 2010.

MTHS Newsletter Archives

The Mequon Thiensville Historical Society is part of a large network of groups who collect, store, and share historical information, research, and archival material.   Other resources include:

Frank L. Weyenberg Library           
Ozaukee County Historical Society
Wisconsin Historical Society          
Milwaukee County Historical Society
Wisconsin Genealogy Website            
Wisconsin Vital Records                 
U.S. Genealogical Website             
Jonathan Clark House Museum      

To view digital copies of several historic Thiensville and Mequon books and documents, please go to  These are available thanks to the cooperation of the Weyenbery Library and the MT Historical Society.

To read a fascinating history of Mequon's City Hall written by our MTHS Historian, Don Silldorff, go to