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Squeezing Whey

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Description: Men squeeze whey before pressing.

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Description: Exterior of the Brodhead Cheese factory from the street, with trucks and cars.

Date: 1924 

Description: View down sidewalk of two young girls standing at the base of the Soldiers Monument. There is a fountain near the monument on the right. There are benches...

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Making Room

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Description: Two men in the Brodhead Cheese Factory in a room that contains a separator, vats and stirrers.

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Cutting the Curd

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A worker cuts curd to make Swiss cheese at the Jorden Cheese factory.

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Description: Hand-colored image of Casper Jaggi and his dog, ready to deliver a load of Swiss cheese to Monticello. He was delivering 6 tubs of Swiss cheese, each weigh...

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Men Retrieving Curd

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Description: Men prepare to retrieve the remainder of the curd from a kettle and add it to the bag.

Date: 1924 

Description: The Municipal Light and Power Plant and water tower seen from across a pond.

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Description: Casper Jaggi and Jake Wurtz working with cheesecloth in 110 degree weather and no internal factory cooling system.

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Description: Exterior of the Brodhead Cheese Factory purchased in 1904/5 by Casper Jaggi. The two images show changes made to building after the Casper Jaggi building....

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Description: Kenneth Clark and Casper Jaggi standing next to vats at the Brodhead cheese factory.

Date: 1953-10-28 

Description: Mrs. Scheberle sits in the living room of her newly-built home where she resides with her husband, Leo. The room features a built-in shelf, a fireplace, so...

Date: 1917 

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...

Postcard

The Cow Bridge

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Description: Colorized postcard of the Cow Bridge. A farm is on the shoreline on the right. A man is standing on the bridge. Text in the lower right corner reads: "The...

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Description: Exterior of the Brodhead Cheese Factory purchased in 1904/5 by Casper Jaggi. The business shipped cheese in barrels, which were at first stored in the op...

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Description: Colorized postcard of Exchange Square on Main Street. The elevated view shows a drug store on the corner and a bank to the right. Most buildings have awnin...

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Description: Frieda Jaggi and some children in the cooling room.

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Cheese Cooling Room

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Description: Two men stand with cheese in the cooling room.

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Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. There is a small librarian's desk with a tray of cards and flowers in a vase. On the right is a nine-drawer c...

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