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Postcard

The Cow Bridge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Cow Bridge. A farm is on the shoreline on the right. A man is standing on the bridge. Text in the lower right corner reads: "The...

Photograph

Cows in a Pasture

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over fence of Guernseys cows grazing in a pasture near New Glarus. In the background is a farmhouse, windmill on a hill, barns and other outbuildings.

Date: 1911-01-16 

Description: Colorized postcard of the South Side School House.

Date: 1963 

Description: Old high school building partly demolished and reflected in the windows of a new school building being constructed.

Photograph

Boy Milking a Cow

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ivan Rhyner, 13, milks a Brown Swiss cow out of doors, near a gate on his father's farm. Other cows observe from the opposite side of the fence. The photog...

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Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. There is a poster on the wall advertising "The Debtor, a novel by May E. Wilkens Freeman." There are bookshel...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1926 

Description: View from across road of the exterior of the three-story high school. A datestone above the arched entrance says: "High School 1913."

Date: 1917 

Description: A retail street with the Terry Amerpohl Department Company, Will J. Smith — Rexall drugstore, a furniture store, and a church. A horse and buggy is parked...

Date: 1909-07-12 

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brodhead High School. A student stands on the lawn in front, with many trees surrounding the building.

Date: 1925-08-16 

Description: View of field full of parked automobiles at the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Swiss Colony at New Glarus. A log structure in...

Postcard

Decatur Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of the Decatur Dam. The shoreline and trees are visible in the background. Text at the top reads "Decatur Dam, Brodhead, Wis."

Photograph

Children Playing

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Children have clasped hands and formed a circle in a game of "Drop the Handkerchief." They are in the schoolyard of Farmer's Grove School, District No. 3,...

Date: 1963-05-19 ca.

Description: A small tree grows through a window-opening of stone wall of a ruined old commercial building.

Date: 1935 after

Description: Menu of Cornish pasties and Cornish desserts offered by Pendarvis House, a group of restored Cornish-style stone houses built by Cornish settlers in Minera...

Photograph

Wisconsin Barn

Date: 1925 

Description: Large barn on the farm of Jacob Hablend. According to the original caption, the barn was equipped with "King ventilators."

Date: 1917 

Description: View of a fountain in an octagonal basin at the Wisconsin Veteran's Memorial Park. There is a monument of a soldier behind it. Dwellings surround the park.

Photograph

Monroe Fire

Date: 1948-08-28 

Description: Spectators and fireman at the Fitzgibbons building fire downtown.

Date: 1944-06-05 

Description: G.F. Klassy operates a McCormick-Deering Farmall M with a Number 15 Genius tractor plow on his farm on Route 1.

Photograph

Gas Station

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across road of the exterior of a Red Crown Gasoline station and repair shop. A worker poses while holding a push lawn mower. There is a tire display a...

Map or Atlas

Monroe, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of Monroe, WI, depicts street names and street locations, houses, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of the map shows the locations of...

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