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Description: Highway billboard advertising Wisconsin cheese for the Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Description: Building thought to be a cheese factory, with workers and horse-drawn delivery wagons in the front.
Date: date unknown
Description: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture billboard promoting Wisconsin cheese with a picture of several cows on a farm.
Description: Kenneth Clark and Casper Jaggi standing next to vats at the Brodhead cheese factory.
Description: CEO Joe Widmer stand in the 40-degree cold storage room where Widmer's ages their award winning Cheddar, Brick, and Colby Cheese.
Description: A postcard with the text "Greetings From Monroe, Wis.", as well as images including Wisconsin's pioneer cheesemaker Niklaus Gerber, a cow, swiss cheese, an...
Description: An illustration depicting the cheese factory and dry goods store of J.G. Pickett at Pickett's Station.
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...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture workers cut large blocks of Swiss cheese.
Description: Interior of the Brodhead Cheese Factory with a man by a vat.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: A hand-colored Map of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, shows township and section divisions, towns, villages and post offices, rural residents, railroads, road...
Description: Two clerks and a customer in McCoy's Ice Cream Shop, 507 State Street, with Oscar Mayer Coolerator food display case.
Description: A Grocery Convention provides the forum for a display of Kraft food products.
Description: Men at the Brodhead Cheese Factory closing the cloth after dipping the cheese.
Description: Man and woman standing outside the Fred Wenger cheese factory.
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...
Description: Ronald E. Johnson of Mount Sterling, with world champion cheddar cheese at the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest.
Description: A group of scouts enjoy a snack at picnic tables outside the Wisconsin Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair. Each scout has a glass of milk and a young woman...
Description: Interior view of the Magnolia Cheese Factory.
Description: A cheese plate with slices of Brick Cheese, from Widmer's Cheese Cellars, paired with dark bread and a local wine.
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