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Photograph

Group of Usherettes

Date: 1950 ca.

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

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Interior view of Zwingli Reformed Church with pulpit.

Date: 1941 

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

Date: 1944 before

Description: Sign welcoming people to the city of New Glarus.

Date: 1952-02-06 

Description: Group portrait of the New Glarus boys basketball team in uniform, with coach, James W. Stevens and Manager, Werner Bodenman.

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.

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...

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: Aerial view of downtown, including park, church, and stores.

Photograph

Lawn Decoration

Date: 1961-05-27 ca.

Description: A mosaic lawn decoration made of various objects set in cement. The decoration is approximately thirty inches in diameter and revolves on a post.

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.

Postcard

New Glarus

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: New Glarus from an early lithograph.

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Photograph

Swingli House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Swingli House.

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1948 ca.

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

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Swiss Reformed Church, destroyed in 1899.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View down a commercial street, with Engler's store located on the left.

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...

Photograph

New Glarus House

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: The New Glarus chalet home of Ernest Thierstein. It is an example of authentic Bernese archetecture of canton Bern in Switzerland.

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