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Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II
Description: "Unfortunately, Barduccio's were not serving fish fry at noon so we had omelet instead. Korin was our waitress."
Description: "Ruth Emery waits on us at the Marshland Cafe. Perch dinners for senior citizens are $7.15." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, Rudy Heinecke, Ralph Widme...
Description: A John Deere company commercial being shot on the streets of Horicon, Wisconsin. The parade celebrated the 2,000,000 lawn and grounds care products to com...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the Van Brunt plant. The Van Brunt Manufacturing Company began in 1860 when brothers George and Daniel Van Brunt patented a design for a combinatio...
Description: This bird's eye view map is oriented looking north-east and includes index of points of interest and businesses. The map is a photocopy.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View of Horicon High School.
Description: "Nick was our waiter at the American Legion in Horicon." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, Carl Bernhard, Nick, and Shirley Widmer. An album of th...
Description: The major players in the Clausen campaign posed outdoors at his home. Harold Gauer is on the far left.
Description: "This is the American Legion Post #157 at 732 South Hubbard Street in Horicon." The signboard boldly advertises their Friday fish fry.
Description: The John Deere farm machinery manufacturing plant. "Bascule" passage between buildings which is raised to let freight cars pass on railroad tracks.
Description: Colorized view of Main Street, East in downtown.
Description: Letterhead of the Van Brunt & Davis Company of Horicon, Wisconsin, manufacturers of agricultural implements, including the Monitor Forge-Feed Seeder and Gr...
Description: Campaign photograph of Clausen in his office at his implement factory.
Description: View of Canadian geese on the ground and in flight in Horicon Marsh.
Description: "This restaurant at 315 Washington Street in Horicon has had many different owners through the years. The latest owners call their place Barduccio's."
Description: "The day before deer hunting begins, we visit the Marshland Cafe in Horicon, Wisconsin." From left to right; Rudy Heinecke, Ralph Widmer, and Shirley Widme...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Exterior of octagon house.
Description: Image of Clausen for his campaign booklet. It was titled: "Clausen Looks Ahead" or "Clausen Looks to the Future." Gauer noted that it had to be retaken bec...
Description: A C.M. & St. Paul train at the depot.
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