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Description: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture billboard promoting Wisconsin cheese with a picture of several cows on a farm.

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Description: Hand-colored image of Casper Jaggi and his dog, ready to deliver a load of Swiss cheese to Monticello. He was delivering 6 tubs of Swiss cheese, each weigh...

Date: 1940 

Description: Man posed next to a truck hauling the world's biggest cheese, named "Goliath" by The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture. Probably taken at the Wisconsin S...

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Description: Casper Jaggi, on right, with cheese harp, and three brothers of the Erb family, (holding stirrers), standing outdoors at the Coldren Cheese factory. They a...

Date: 1940 

Description: Boy dressed in coat and hat and sipping milk from a bottle poses with "Goliath," the world's biggest cheese, which is resting on a wheeled platform. Round...

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Good Will Tour

Date: 1949-11-28 

Description: Governor Oscar Rennebohm (left) inspects the 21 wheels of Marathon County cheddar cheese and keys to Wisconsin's vacation land on the steps of the Wisconsi...

Date: 1979-08 

Description: "Widmer Cheese employees. Front; Pat Geschke, Harvey Kamrath, Joe- John- Ralph- Jim Widmer."

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Description: Stanz Cheese Company, Migliaccio & Vallone Company, and Milwaukee Cheese Company all located on the east side of North Broadway between East Clybourn and E...

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Coldren Factory

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Description: Men work at the Coldren Cheese Factory.

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Description: Exterior view of the Buckhorn Cheese Company plant. A sign painted on the exterior of the building reads: "Take One Home."

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Cheese Factory

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Description: Horses and wagons carrying aluminum barrels are standing outside the cheese factory. Workers pause from work to pose. Each worker wears overalls and a hat.

Date: 1962-09-27 

Description: Senators Wiley (Wisconsin), Robertson (Virginia), and Jordan (North Carolina) posing with a round of blue cheese.

Date: 1958 

Description: Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest winners Evan Appleman, Carl Huber, Fred Beuer, and Werner Zimmerman, Jr. posing with their entries.

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Description: Men stand in the cooling room at Coldren which stored the wheels of cheese on lids on pipe shelves to keep mice away.

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Milk Delivery

Date: 1958 

Description: "A sled was used to convey the milk cans. Shown are Ralph Widmer, Bill Breitag, and Ken Reimer."

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

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Man Squeezing Whey

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Description: Man squeezing whey from a cheese cloth.

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Weighing the Curd

Date: 1979-11-07 

Description: Cheesemaker Laurel Ettien, measuring the weight of cheese curd after it was separated from the whey.

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Cheese Factory

Date: 1924 

Description: View down road towards a car parked in front of the cheese factory.

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