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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...


Ludlow House

Date: 1958-12 

Description: The Ludlow house, home of Arabut Ludlow and his family.

Date: 1948-03-06 

Description: Elevated view of Harold E. Stassen greeting a crowd of people during a campaign tour in Monroe.

Date: 1854 

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype portrait of Charles Foster of Monroe, Wisconsin, in suit, vest, tie and stand collar. Hand-coloring on cheeks.

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: House interior with a Victorian bedroom decor. The room contains a rocking chair, a sleigh bed, and shelves holding decorative steins and other figurines....


Weighing the Cheese

Date: 1929-11-15 

Description: A worker weighs a wheel of cheese on a balance scale for the National Cheese Products Federation.

Date: 1857 

Description: This map shows rural landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, selected buildings, roads, railroads, and public squares. The map is indexed for t...


Monroe Fire

Date: 1948-08-28 

Description: Spectators and fireman at the Fitzgibbons building fire downtown.

Date: 1969 

Description: A map of the Elroy-Sparta State Trail and the surrounding area, showing the townships, the towns of Cashton, Sparta, in the west, and Union Center and Elro...

Date: 1981-01 

Description: A ranch style farmhouse sits in the far distance beyond an empty field at night, with a full moon in a cloudless sky directly above.


Wheel of Cheese

Date: 1929-11-15 

Description: A worker weighs a wheel of cheese on a Toledo scale for the National Cheese Products Federation.

Date: 1980-11-06 

Description: Magda Herzberger gives a lecture on the Holocaust to a classroom of Monroe High School students.


Civil War Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Green County Courthouse. A sculpture of a soldier stands atop the massive base made of Mo...

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Severtson Swiss Cheese Factory.

Date: 2008 

Description: Clarence "Slim" Fritag's Pure Oil service station, located at 1323 Ninth Street, created a sensation in 1935 when the local newspaper announced that "an at...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: View of downtown businesses, on the courthouse square. On the right corner is a drugstore and shoestore.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Green County Court House.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Map features advertisements for local businesses on the left and bottom. Map includes a "LEGEND" and "DIRECTORY OF CHURCHES". Streets are labeled as are so...

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Blumer's Golden Glow Beer, 'It's the After Glow', Blumer Products Co." The center of...

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