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Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Date: 1997-06-10 

Description: "White Limestone School in Mayville."

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Mayville.

Date: 1957-09 

Description: Loehrke/Zastrow wedding. The Mayville Park Pavilion is reflected in the Rock River.

Date: 1948-09-18 

Description: Justman-Hahn wedding guests congregate at Zion Lutheran Church.

Date: 1997-06-10 

Description: "Sporting three cameras, Mayville's famous photographer, Edgar G. Mueller, was photographed as he recorded the cupola restoration on the White Limestone Sc...

Date: 1948-08-28 

Description: Arlene Kuehl and Reuben Pribnow Wedding. Well wishers throw rice at the couple as they depart the church.

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Arrowheads

Date: 1995-05 

Description: "This was a demonstration of how Indians made arrowheads."

Date: 1949-02-19 

Description: Mary Ann Dreymiller primps at her parents' Mayville home as she prepares for her wedding to Dick Leichtle.

Date: 1997-06-10 

Description: "Photographer Edgar G. Mueller of Mayville."

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Mayville Iron Co.

Date:  

Description: Young fans cheer as a runner races home on a grounder to short during a Mayville Recreation Department baseball game.

Date: 1999-01-22 

Description: "Today we are at the Back Street Cafe on 11 North School St. in Mayville, WI." From left to right; Shirley Widmer, John Bodden, Ralph Widmer, Rudy Heinecke...

Date: 1999-01-22 

Description: "Fish Fries are very reasonable at the Back Street Cafe. Red Fish (similar to Perch) are only $4.95. A large glass of Slice is 45ยข. Our waiter is Brock Cot...

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Arrowheads

Date: 1995-05 

Description: "This was a demonstration of how Indians made arrowheads."

Date: 1998-07 

Description: Mayville Insurance Agency. (L-R) Brad Steinbach, Amanda Rose, Joyce Schuett, and Cindy Steinbach.

Date: 2002-10 

Description: A retired John Deere employee, Larry Giese, 54, poses with family friends, Louie Mueller and Gerhard Zimmerman of Mayville, Wisconsin.

Date: 1999-08-13 

Description: "When we dine at Audubon Inn in Mayville, we are joined by our Swiss relatives, Rolf, Ruth, and Franzi Gerber."

Date: 1999-11 

Description: Edgar Mueller rides his bicycle down the streets of Mayville.

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The Groom Smoking

Date: 1951-06-30 

Description: Oliver Justman, looking suave, calmly smokes a cigarette as he watches his bride Dorothy being photographed.

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