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Description: After the milk is picked up at the farm, it is stored in tanks that hold up to 25,000 lbs. and is held at temperatures of 38 to 40 degrees.
Description: The milk is pasteurized for the first step in the cheesemaking process. Milk is heated to 161 degrees, held at that temperature for 15 seconds, and then co...
Description: Cheesemakers remove loaves of Brick Cheese that have been floating in the salt brine tank for 14 hours.
Description: Carol Leichtle helps her friend, Patricia Bintzler, prepare for her wedding.
Description: Jim Wiseman, husband of Louise Wiseman, drew some laughs when he appeared on stage at the Lioness Club Fashion Show. Wiseman wore a checked robe and boxers...
Description: Wally Geschke and Pat Bintzler wedding at Saint Peter's Lutheran Church.
Description: "Karen Schmidt poses next to a self-portrait."
Description: "Theresa Public School Library."
Description: The Foil Pack Brick Cheese is a surface-ripened cheese. Each cheese is washed with whey to enhance the ripening process, during the week-long stay in the c...
Description: "Jonathon Green, WTMJ radio personality, was the guest speaker at the Theresa Lions Club."
Description: "Carl 'Bear' Bandle, proprietor of Bear's Den, is one of Theresa's youngest barkeepers."
Description: Janet Hoepner entertains her parents, Rudy and Agnes, along with a roomful of friends.
Description: "School bus driver Aaron Henning waits patiently for his passengers."
Description: "Sam Chemers, wife, & son, Sammy."
Description: Newlyweds Jean Beck and Bruce Dudley in front of the altar.
Description: Two men working in a vat that has been filled with pasteurized milk and to which rennet (an extract from a calf's stomach) has been added, which coagulates...
Description: Reflection of "Justy" Justman and Ralph Widmer in mirror.
Description: Each Brick Cheese is packed in an airtight bag. A machine draws all the air out of the bag and a clip is applied. By dipping each package in hot water, the...
Description: "Corn awaits canning at the Baker Canning Co."
Description: "L-R: Kristy Stommel, Ryan Krueger, and Brian McManus play their xylophones."
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