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Photograph

Dipping the Curd

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: A worker at the Jorden Cheese factory dips curd to make swiss cheese.

Photograph

Cutting the Curd

Date: 1914 ca.

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

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Description: CEO Joe Widmer stand in the 40-degree cold storage room where Widmer's ages their award winning Cheddar, Brick, and Colby Cheese.

Date: 1947 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Severtson Swiss Cheese Factory.

Photograph

Dipping Cheese

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Description: Men at the Brodhead Cheese Factory closing the cloth after dipping the cheese.

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Description: Letterhead of Steve's Cheese of Denmark, Wisconsin, with a man standing amidst seven large (300-12,000 lbs.) wheels of cheese on individual pallets, and a...

Map or Atlas

Dairy Progress Map

Date: 1918 

Description: Map illlustrates creameries, condenseries and cheese factories in Wisconsin, January, 1918, and value of products. Five smaller maps in margin show changes...

Photograph

Pressing Curd

Date: 1941 

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

Photograph

Man Squeezing Whey

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Description: Man squeezing whey from a cheese cloth.

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...

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

Date: 1934-06-23 

Description: Milwaukee Cheese Company trucks, parked in a row at 301 South Few Street.

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Description: A cheese plate with slices of Brick Cheese, from Widmer's Cheese Cellars, paired with dark bread and a local wine.

Photograph

Cheese Factory

Date:  date unknown

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.

Photograph

Washing Cheese

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Description: Men preparing cheese to wash.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Cooking demonstration in the Women's Building at the Wisconsin State Fair, featuring a cheese appetizer.

Photograph

Men Squeezing Whey

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Description: Two men squeezing whey from a cheese cloth.

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

Photograph

Men Retrieving Curd

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Description: Men prepare to retrieve the remainder of the curd from a kettle and add it to the bag.

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Description: A man dips a feeding cloth into the kettle with his ankles held by a T-bar.

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