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Civil War Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Green County Courthouse. A sculpture of a soldier stands atop the massive base made of Mo...

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Storage Buildings

Date: 1963 

Description: Storage buildings along the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific railroad siding and station.

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Arlene Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Arlene Annette Elmer, 14, poses with three of her drawings alongside the Farmer's Grove School. Her teacher wrote on the reverse of this photograph that sh...

Postcard

Well

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an old wooden well. Tulips line the sidewalk near the well. Residential houses, trees and yards are visible in the background.

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Main Street

Date: 1924 

Description: View down road lined with trees and storefronts. A number of automobiles can be seen parked. The Post Office is on the right.

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Octagon House

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Octagon House was built by General Francis Henry West. The photograph was taken late in 1930 and it shows the original "carpenter's lace" and other por...

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Description: Two men working with cheese at the brine tanks.

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High School

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior across lawn of the three-story New Glarus high school. The school building features a decommissioned Civil War cannon near the entrance.

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Aerial View of Town

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the town, including business, houses, and railroad tracks cutting through the town.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Second generation Swiss-Americans dressed as Swiss immigrants for 1905 60th Anniversary of the founding of New Glarus.

Date: 1944-02-08 

Description: Phil "Scoop" Wackman, Brooklyn village banker. He is reading a newspaper headline "Wisconsin Wins Double Overtime", which reminded him of the long overtime...

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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: 1945-07-16 

Description: Part of the crowd celebrating the New Glarus Centennial. In the background is a monument in memory of the first settlers of the Swiss colony of New Glarus...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the high school. Front view of the school includes a flag pole and bare trees on the lawn surrounding the school....

Postcard

Opera House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Opera House.

Date: 1925 

Description: A log cabin and park car at the Tourist Free Camp Ground. The cabin has a sign that reads, "New Glarus Settled 1845."

Date: 1919 

Description: W.F. Trukenbrod poses underneath the awning of his store for this New Year's postcard.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Zwingli Reformed Church and cemetery.

Date: 1956-01-13 

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

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Monroe Public Library.

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