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Description: Stanz Cheese Company, Migliaccio & Vallone Company, and Milwaukee Cheese Company all located on the east side of N. Broadway between E. Clybourn and E. St....
Description: Building thought to be a cheese factory, with workers and horse-drawn delivery wagons in the front.
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...
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.
Description: Men preparing cheese to wash.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture workers cut large blocks of Swiss cheese.
Description: "A sled was used to convey the milk cans. Shown are Ralph Widmer, Bill Breitag, and Ken Reimer."
Description: Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Contest winners Evan Appleman, Carl Huber, Fred Beuer, and Werner Zimmerman, Jr. posing with their entries.
Description: View down road towards a car parked in front of the cheese factory.
Description: Men stand in the cooling room at Coldren which stored the wheels of cheese on lids on pipe shelves to keep mice away.
Description: Wisconsin State Fair display promoting Wisconsin "dated" cheese sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture. The display features a shelf full of...
Description: Group of people posing among round wood cheese boxes on a flatbed truck decorated as a float in the Cheese Day Parade. One person holds a sign that says: "...
Description: Man and woman standing outside the Fred Wenger cheese factory.
Description: Women wearing white smocks or aprons wrap slabs of cheese for distribution.
Description: A horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, drop off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.
Description: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture billboard promoting Wisconsin cheese with a picture of several cows on a farm.
Description: Interior view of the Magnolia Cheese Factory.
Description: Frieda Jaggi and some children in the cooling room.
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...
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...
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