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Ralph Widmer

Date: 2000-06 

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

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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.

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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Wheel of Cheese

Date: 1929-11-15 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Brodhead Cheese Factory with man standing in front. The first Jaggi family factory was known as County Line Co. The business shipped cheese in...

Date: 1938-02-22 

Description: Two clerks and a customer in McCoy's Ice Cream Shop, 507 State Street, with Oscar Mayer Coolerator food display case.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.

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Description: Wisconsin State Fair display promoting Wisconsin "dated" cheese sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture. The display features a shelf full of...

Date: 1989-06 

Description: Widmer cheese float in the Firemen's Parade.

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Hooping the Curd

Date: 1914 

Description: Workers hooping the curd to make cheddar cheese at the Plymouth Cheese factory.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin promotional decal with a map of the state, with many cities marked and drawings of some Wisconsin icons: cheese, cows, deer, beer, Wisconsin Dell...

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Description: Men prepare to turn a wheel of cheese.

Date: 1948-12-02 

Description: Four men standing around a large block of cheese decorated with candles and a ribbon. Governor Oscar Rennebohm second from left. Engraved on the cheese are...

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group portrait of children in costume posed on the back of a truck decorated with streamers for the Cheese Day Parade. Some of the children hold handwritte...

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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...

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Cheese Factory

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: View across dirt road of two men wearing overalls standing outside a rural cheese factory. There is a large, low wooden tub at the driveway entrance, and a...

Date: 1995-09 before

Description: Letterpress menu poster for the American Dairy Goat Products Association Festival from the Heartland annual conference, goat cheese and milk judging, and c...

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Description: Interior view of the Magnolia Cheese Factory.

Speakers Bureau

Joe Kapler is a WHS Museums and Historic Sites member and a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society Speakers Bureau.
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