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Date: 1925 

Description: Three-quarter view of left side and front of the the Wiota Butter and Cheese Company. A wooden flight of stairs leads up to the second floor entrance. Ther...

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Description: A man wearing Swiss clothing making cheese in Switzerland.

Date: 1978-02-10 

Description: "Widmer's Cheese Cellars. (l-r) Harvey Kamrath, Ralph, Joe, and John Widmer scoop brick cheese curds out of the vat. Widmers are now in their 56th year of...

Date: 1958-11-13 

Description: Ronald E. Johnson of Mt. Sterling in Crawford County, Wisconsin was named the winner of the World Cheddar Cheese Championship at the Hotel Lorraine. He rec...

Historical Essay

Copper Swiss Cheese Kettle

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Copper kettle used to make Swiss cheese at the Tuscobia Cheese Factory near Rice Lake, Wisconsin, c. 1910 to 1969. (Museum object #2004.64.1)

Photograph

Making Cheese

Date: 1929-10 

Description: Corner of Swiss cheese-making room, showing a cheesemaker stirring ingredients in a copper kettle.

Date: 1929-10 

Description: A man gets brick molds ready as part of the process of making cheese at the Wisconsin Cheese Producers Federation.

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Description: Interior view of the Jorden Prairie Cheese Factory showing Swiss cheese presses on a bench.

Date: 1928 

Description: Shows different types of roads, railroads, schools, churches, farmsteads, cheese factories, mine shafts, old surface workings, streams, old sulphur pits, a...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: The Department of Agriculture's Cheese promotion booth at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition. The booth urges consumers to "Serve Wisconsin Dated Cheese."...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of the Brodhead Cheese Factory purchased in 1904/5 by Casper Jaggi. The two images show changes made to building after the Casper Jaggi building....

Photograph

Weighing the Cheese

Date: 1929-11-15 

Description: A worker weighs a wheel of cheese on a balance scale for the National Cheese Products Federation.

Photograph

Cutting the Curd

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A worker cuts curd to make Swiss cheese at the Jorden Cheese factory.

Date: 1926-06-23 

Description: International delivery truck with an advertisement for Kraft Cheese, "Decidedly Better," on the side.

Photograph

Ralph Widmer

Date: 2000-06 

Description: Ralph Widmer, an excellent spokesman for Widmer Cheese, talks about curing cheese.

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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Description: Casper Jaggi in a cheese store.

Photograph

Cheese Poster

Date: 1940-09-05 

Description: Cheese advertising poster - Woman holding cheese platter and the words "Say Merry Christmas with Aged Select Natural Wisconsin Cheese in gift packs $1.00 p...

Postcard

Cheese Row

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Cheese Row in Monroe, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Pressing Curd

Date: 1941 

Description: Two men pressing the curd into a form at the Swiss Cheese Factory.

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