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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.

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...

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: 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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue in front of the Swiss Reform Church commemorating the first Swiss colony in 1845.

Date: 1940-08-20 

Description: Albert Mueller, his mother, and recording technician Robert Draves. Mueller was a Tyrolean zither player.

Photograph

Swingli House

Date: 1925 

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

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Photograph

Pet Milk Truck

Date: 1931-10-21 

Description: A man stands next to a Pet Milk Company tanker truck.

Date: 1948 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old Lead Road Marker. Marker reads: "The Old Lead Road. In 1828, ox-teams, guided along an ancient Winnebago Indian Trail, began hauling over this road. J...

Photograph

Swiss Reform Church

Date: ????-05-19 date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Swiss Reform Church. Monument commemorating the first Swiss colony in 1845 stands in front of the church. A small sign in the grass wa...

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...

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Houses on Hillside

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of houses on hillside.

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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: 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: 1952 ca.

Description: Four women in Swiss costume, three of whom are holding flags, at the Wilhelm Tell Festival.

Date: 1944-06-05 

Description: Paul F. Klassy uses a Farmall M tractor with a Number 15 Genius tractor plow to work in a field.

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.
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