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Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of New Glarus from a neighboring hill. A group of people stands on the hill in the foreground and fences are visible throughout the photograph.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View, from a distance, of New Glarus. A hill, trees and fences are in the foreground.

Date: 1925-08-16 

Description: A chorus of men singing on stage with a crowd watching. A group of officials seated on the right. Rolling farmland in the background.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the town which was founded by Swiss settlers in 1845. A group of women and children stands in front of a fence at 130 5th Avenue, the Gabriel Schi...

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: 1949-03-01 

Description: Ernest Thierstein relaxes in his Swiss-style chalet home in New Glarus. He came from the village of Boviel in the Emmental valley in the canton of Bern, Sw...

Photograph

Rainbow for Girls

Date: 1960-05-14 

Description: Sixteen-year old Linda Schiesser poses in the outfit she wore at her installation as a Worthy Advisor of the New Glarus International Order of the Rainbow...

Date: 1941 

Description: Two women in Swiss costume, possibly for the Wilhelm Tell Festival.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A stone monument dedicated to the Old Lead Road. The marker reads: "The Old Lead Road. In 1828, ox-teams, guided along an ancient Winnebago Indian Trail, b...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye drawing of New Glarus.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barlow "Chalet of the Golden Fleece," built in 1937 as the home of Edwin Barlow, originator and director of the Wilhelm Tell play. It has been willed to th...

Date: 1961-05-27 

Description: A view overlooking the edge of the town, taken from an eastern slope, with a farm and cows in the foreground.

Date: 1945-08-16 

Description: Six men on the speaker's stand at the New Glarus Centennial celebration. From the left are: Reverend Walter J. Stuckey, pastor of the Swiss Evangelical and...

Photograph

Stamping Cheeses

Date:  

Description: A male worker in a cheese-making factory places a Wisconsin stamp on cheeses.

Date: 1946-11 

Description: Four men playing cards at a table with a fifth man seated on a radiator observing at left. In the foreground, a dog clears an empty beer bottle from the ta...

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Lawn Decoration

Date: 1961 

Description: Homemade decorative star wheel set curbside. The object consists of an assortment of pottery sherds and other discarded bits set in cement within a circula...

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 

Description: View across lawn towards Norwegian Lutheran Church and cemetery. Well-dressed men and women stand at the entrance to the building. There are graves behind...

Date: 1865 

Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.

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.

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