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Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern, wife of Ernest G. Kern, hauling water in buckets to the hen house.

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern in the henhouse watering the laying hens.

Date: 1946-09-02 

Description: Charles Dietz, a singer of English ballads, and song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

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Prairie House

Date: 1925 

Description: Clothes dry on a line behind the Prairie House Inn north of Monroe. The house has an exposed stone lower level and a porch wrapping around the two sides w...

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At The Mailbox

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern picking up the mail at the roadside mailbox.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: An exterior view of Cornish miners' houses along the side of a street.

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: A man stands next to shelves housing his bottle collection.

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Washing Windows

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern washing the windows outside her house. A cat lies on the lawn in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue in front of the Swiss Reform Church commemorating the first Swiss colony in 1845.

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Residential Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view down a tree-lined dirt road in a residential area. Houses and sidewalks line both sides of the road, and pedestrians are in the far background.

Photograph

Dipping the Curd

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A worker at the Jorden Cheese factory dips curd to make swiss cheese.

Date: 1949-01-30 

Description: Aerial view of town, with a large building on a town square in the center. The edges of town are bordered by fields and farms.

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Group of Usherettes

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Usherettes perform Swiss folk dances for the annual William Tell Festival.

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: The Kern family, Edna, Nancy, Ernest, and Maribeth, at the supper table.

Date: 1924 

Description: View down sidewalk of two young girls standing at the base of the Soldiers Monument. There is a fountain near the monument on the right. There are benches...

Date: 1925-04 

Description: A church is in the distance at the end of the road. On either side of the street are homes and stores, with a street light suspended above the street in t...

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Swiss Reform Church

Date: ????-05-19 date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Swiss Reform Church. Monument commemorating the first Swiss colony in 1845 stands in front of the church. A small sign in the grass wa...

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Milking the Cows

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: A woman runs the milking operation at the G.L. Hamon dairy farm.

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Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of commercial buildings, including the Brooklyn Mercantile Company, the Brooklyn State Bank, and a candy shop.

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