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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: 1998-07 

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

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Mayville.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Mayville Public School.

Date: 2001-11-16 

Description: "On this evening we travel to American Legion, Bonau Whereatt, Post 69 in Mayville, WI. Carl "Bear" Bandle is the manager." Note the fish fry signboard.

Photograph

The Wedding Party

Date: 1961-10-07 

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bandlow with attendants Marcella and Norm Beck.

Date: 1997-10 

Description: "Benji Kamrath, Quarterback for Mayville High School Football, went on to college and played for the Minnesota 'Golden Gophers.'"

Photograph

View of Mayville

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of Mayville across river.

Date: 1951-06-30 

Description: Oliver watches his bridge Dorothy being photographed at Docter's Studio.

Photograph

Bill Voelker

Date: 1997-07 

Description: Bill Voelker, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Wildlife Educator and Naturalist, poses near DNR building located between Mayville and Horicon.

Date: 1961-10-07 

Description: Fred and Helen Bandlow.

Date: 1951-06-30 

Description: Dorothy Luerghing and Oliver Justman wedding at Saint Paul's Lutheran Church in Maybille.

Date: 1961-10-07 

Description: Helen and Fred Bandlow are off to their honeymoon.

Date: 1948-08-28 

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

Date: 1978 

Description: "Mayville photographer, Edgar Mueller, confers with 'Corny' Weber. Mr. Weber took some early photos in the village. Some of his glass plate negatives are i...

Date: 1905 

Description: A large crowd at the Milwaukee Road depot, perhaps to greet William Jennings Bryan on the incoming train. The malthouse can be seen in the distance.

Date: 1995-05 

Description: "Civil War Reenactor at Mayville."

Date: 1997-06-10 

Description: "White Limestone School in Mayville."

Photograph

The Groom Smoking

Date: 1951-06-30 

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

Date: 1957-09 

Description: The Zastrow wedding party is shown on their way to the Mayville Park Pavilion. Locals will recognize this hill on the Mayville Road before it was leveled o...

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