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Description: A retail street with the Terry Amerpohl Department Company, Will J. Smith — Rexall drugstore, a furniture store, and a church. A horse and buggy is parked...
Description: Hand-colored photograph of Frieda Jaggi at county line factory, the first family factory, which had a wood frame and heated kettles. It was common for Fri...
Description: A main street intersection with many stores and shops. The stores include the Bank of Brodhead and A.J. Wagner's drugstore. Three boys stand at the corner....
Description: Men work at the Coldren Cheese Factory.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: A worker at the Jorden Cheese factory dips curd to make swiss cheese.
Description: Men stand in the cooling room at Coldren which stored the wheels of cheese on lids on pipe shelves to keep mice away.
Description: Two men dipping the curd in a cheese kettle.
Description: Cheese being graded by a man with a fedora using a tryor to take a core of cheese.
Description: Frieda Jaggi and some children in the cooling room.
Description: Interior of the making room as the workers drain whey.
Description: A worker cuts curd to make Swiss cheese at the Jorden Cheese factory.
Description: June Swensen at a register cutting a wheel of cheese.
Description: Exterior of the Brodhead Cheese factory from the street, with trucks and cars.
Description: Casper Jaggi and Jake Wurtz working with cheesecloth in 110 degree weather and no internal factory cooling system.
Description: Exterior view of the newly-built Leo Scheberle house located on the edge of town. The house is constructed in the Mid-Century style and clad in cream-color...
Description: Men at the Brodhead Cheese Factory closing the cloth after dipping the cheese.
Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. There is a poster on the wall advertising "The Debtor, a novel by May E. Wilkens Freeman." There are bookshel...
Date: date unknown
Description: View across road of the exterior of a Red Crown Gasoline station and repair shop. A worker poses while holding a push lawn mower. There is a tire display a...
Description: Fritz Friedly dumping milk with a can wash in front.
Description: The Municipal Light and Power Plant and water tower seen from across a pond.
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