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Description: The milk is pasteurized for the first step in the cheesemaking process. Milk is heated to 161 degrees, held at that temperature for 15 seconds, and then co...
Description: "Bridge over the Rock River in Theresa."
Description: Close-up of a container of the frozen cultures which are added to the milk for the development of lactic acid in the cheesemaking process.
Description: "Newly poured cement is covered up as a protection for the very cold nights."
Description: Wally Geschke and Pat Bintzler wedding at Saint Peter's Lutheran Church.
Description: "Karen Schmidt poses next to a self-portrait."
Description: The Foil Pack Brick Cheese is a surface-ripened cheese. Each cheese is washed with whey to enhance the ripening process, during the week-long stay in the c...
Description: "Dam on Rock River in Theresa."
Description: "Kay Widmer pulls her toboggan up the hill that is on the southwest edge of the village."
Description: Mike and Jody Battisti (left) live at W2369 Zion Church Rd (Section 32). This farm was in the Zimmerman family from 1855-1994. Erhard Zimmerman and daughte...
Description: "Saturday night service at St. Theresa's Catholic Church. Father Charles Loehr speaks to his congregation."
Description: "The corn in John Schmidt's field at the intersection of Cty Tr P & Allen Road was knee-high plus a lot more on the 4th of July."
Description: "Brenda Widmer walks her dog Bonnie next to the disposal system. In distance is Sunny Brae farm, site of present-day Schnitzler River View Hills mobile hom...
Description: Two men working in a vat that has been filled with pasteurized milk and to which rennet (an extract from a calf's stomach) has been added, which coagulates...
Description: Each Brick Cheese is packed in an airtight bag. A machine draws all the air out of the bag and a clip is applied. By dipping each package in hot water, the...
Description: "Ernest Bodden Family Reunion."
Description: "City employees clean the snow-filled streets at the intersection of Wisconsin Street and McArthur Road."
Description: Reagan, the dog (named after the past president) joined the Krueger family for this group portrait.
Description: "Preparations were made to move this building to the Theresa Historical Society grounds."
Description: Bill and Karen Staiduhar live at N7596 Plover Road. At the time of this picture, the family had lived here for one week. The names of the children are Chad...
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