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Date: 1925 

Description: Down the road leading to the PET evaporated milk factory. A painted sign on the factory's exterior wall claims PET evaporated milk is "milk at its best."

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Monument to the first settlers in this Swiss colony, 1845. View of monument with partial view of Swiss Reform Church in background.

Photograph

Swingli House

Date: 1925 

Description: Outside the Swingli House, near a memorial for the first New Glarus settlers.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Cabin built by Jacob Rieder, an early Swiss settler of New Glarus.

Photograph

Alvin Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Alvin Elmer, age 15, holds a model airplane and coal truck that he made. His teacher at Farmer's Grove School wrote on the reverse of the photograph, "This...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View from a pedestrian walkway looking towards the central business area. A concrete four-sided sign is in the center of intersection.

Photograph

Depot and Yards

Date: 1925 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards the New Glarus train depot. In the background is a water tower and a windmill.

Date: 1926 

Description: A topographic map of Green County, showing by contours and spot heights the topographic and natural features of the county. The contour intervals are 20 f...

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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Swiss Reformed Church (second church), demolished in 1899.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street of the exterior of the Bank of New Glarus on the corner of the street.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Left to right, standing: Hans A. Bringager and Erik Sviggum; Seated: C. Gulson, Annie Pedersen, Mary Gulson Brager and her mother Thora Gulson; all gathere...

Photograph

Nichols House

Date:  

Description: Exterior view of Nichols House with group of people on and around the porch.

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...

Postcard

Turner Hall

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Turner Hall, a Swiss social center in Monroe.

Date: 1948-08-28 

Description: Fire fighters applying water to the burning Fitzgibbons building downtown.

Photograph

Nichols House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of people posed on and around porch of the Nichols House.

Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of Browntown. In the foreground are farm buildings.

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

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