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Date: 1948-08-28 

Description: Arlene Kuehl and Reuben Pribnow Wedding. Well wishers throw rice at the couple as they depart the church.

Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of Mayville behind the frozen, snow-covered river.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Visitors, dressed in their Sunday best, contrast with the rough garb of the miners. Left to right, miners were: Charles Kanass, Robert "Beaver" Smith (hold...

Date: 1997-06-10 

Description: "Photographer Edgar G. Mueller of Mayville."

Date: 1988-01 

Description: "At the left is a turn-of-the-century (1900) 10 x 8 inch glass plate negative of Mayville's Main Street. In contrast are thirty-five 35mm negatives."

Date: 2001-11-16 

Description: "On this evening we travel to American Legion, Bonau Whereatt, Post 69 in Mayville, WI. Carl "Bear" Bandle is the manager." Note the fish fry signboard.

Date: 1997-10 

Description: "Benji Kamrath, Quarterback for Mayville High School Football, went on to college and played for the Minnesota 'Golden Gophers.'"

Date: 1978 

Description: "Mayville photographer, Edgar Mueller, confers with 'Corny' Weber. Mr. Weber took some early photos in the village. Some of his glass plate negatives are i...

Date: 2002-10 

Description: Larry Giese, a retired John Deere employee, poses with friends of the Giese family, Louie Mueller and Gerhard Zimmerman of Mayville, Wisconsin. Mueller, 99...

Date: 1957-09 

Description: The Zastrow wedding party is shown on their way to the Mayville Park Pavilion. Locals will recognize this hill on the Mayville Road before it was leveled o...

Date: 1995-05 

Description: "Civil War Reenactor at Mayville."

Photograph

The Boondocks

Date: 2000-03-24 

Description: "The Boondocks is just North of Mayville on City. Tr. V. Carly & Parker Hren are our guests." The restaurant sign reads, "best fish fry in the country." Fr...

Date: 1951-06-30 

Description: Dorothy Luerghing and Oliver Justman wedding at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Maybille.

Date: 1999-11 

Description: Edgar Mueller rides his bicycle down the streets of Mayville.

Date: 1948-09-18 

Description: Justman-Hahn wedding guests congregate at Zion Lutheran Church.

Photograph

Successful Hunter

Date: 1976 

Description: A hunter is holding his rifle over his left shoulder and is holding a goose in his right hand.

Date: 1997-06-10 

Description: "Sporting three cameras, Mayville's famous photographer, Edgar G. Mueller, was photographed as he recorded the cupola restoration on the White Limestone Sc...

Date: 2002-10 

Description: A retired John Deere employee, Larry Giese, 54, poses with family friends, Louie Mueller and Gerhard Zimmerman of Mayville, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Pioneer Reenactors

Date: 1995-05 

Description: "Pioneer reenactors set up their tents on the Rock River in Mayville."

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