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Date: 2004 

Description: Milan Beck purchased this property in 1973. Cows were milked here last in 1967.

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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...

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Description: The milk, after cutting, has been transformed into curds and whey. The curds are comprised of the solids in the milk and the remaining whey is the liquid p...

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Ziemer Auction

Date: 1979-09 

Description: The Ziemer auction is being held at the Dog's farm on County P.

Date: 2004 

Description: The last time cows were milked on the Schwertz property was in the 1960s.

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Chef Max Rentsch

Date: 1983-10 

Description: "When St. John's Lutheran Church, at Brown's Corner, served up a chicken dinner, Max Rentsch was the chief chef."

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Mauritz Road Grader

Date: 2004 

Description: This antique road grader was pulled by two horses. The driver sat on the front seat. A second operator stood on a back platform and regulated the blade.

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Description: When making Cheddar Cheese, slabs of cheese are turned and packed, which is called, "Cheddaring."

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Memorial Day Parade

Date: 1967-05-30 

Description: "This photo, and all the following, were taken on Memorial Day, 1967."

Date: 1972 

Description: "This is a copy of a photograph taken by Milwaukee Journal staff photographer, Ernie Annheuser and was featured in that paper. Ralph Widmer lets Mayor John...

Date: 1994-08 

Description: Jerry and Dale Kedinger pose in wheat field with antique grain binder.

Date: 1991-11 

Description: "With windchill factors below zero, firemen battled this fire at Das Pioneer Bier haus, operated by Mike Polster. Former proprietors were John Miller, Henr...

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Description: The slabs of cheese are put through a curd mill, which makes the popular Cheddar Cheese Curds.

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Description: After the curds are leveled off in each form, they are turned so that each side of the Brick is pressed. During the course of the day, each form is turned...

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Beck Funeral Home

Date: 1978-02-15 

Description: "Lester Beck, Undertaker. In 1913, Lester's father, Fred Beck, and Robert Kietzer formed a partnership as undertakers and, in 1917, Fred went on his own in...

Date: 1949-07-04 

Description: "Hay was being made on the Edwin Schnitzler farm on Doyle Road."

Date: 2004 

Description: This very old Pomeranian-style structure still stands on the Gross property.

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Ice Cream Social

Date: 1997-09 

Description: Arnold Hartman, Les Beck, and Ralph Widmer lounging at ice cream social.

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Theresa Fire Chief

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Theresa Fire Chief Bob Bogenschneider takes charge."

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Rural Mail Carrier

Date: 1978-02-03 

Description: Winter scene with mail carrier in car putting mail in a mailbox. "Ralph Koll, Rural Mail Carrier. Somewhere in this monstrous snow drift is Helen Moldenha...

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