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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...

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: 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: 1877 ca.

Description: View down the main street.

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...

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.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Barlow Chalet of the Golden Fleece.

Date: 1941 

Description: Two young girls dressed in Swiss costumes for the Wilhelm Tell Festival.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Barlow "Chalet of the Golden Fleece," New Glarus, Wisconsin. Home of Edwin Barlow, now city museum. Two women standing in front of house.


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...


Street Scene

Date: 1925 

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

Date: 1944 before

Description: Exterior of Swiss Reformed Church.

Date: 1940-08-20 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a group of Swiss yodelers in costume. The gentleman in the center has a distinctive moustache.

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Swiss Reformed Church, destroyed in 1899.

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...


New Glarus

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: New Glarus from an early lithograph.

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.


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.

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