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Dipping the Curd

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Description: Two men dipping the curd in a cheese kettle.

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Draining Whey

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Description: Interior of the making room as the workers drain whey.

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Description: Casper Jaggi and Jake Wurtz working with cheesecloth in 110 degree weather and no internal factory cooling system.

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Description: Casper Jaggi pressing cheese.

Date: 1917 

Description: View down middle of a wide dirt road in a residential area. Trees line both sides of the street along the sidewalks.

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Description: Laura Carney, the office bookkeeper of Brodhead Cheese, at her desk.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1924 

Description: View down middle of street with many shops. Cars are parked at an angle along both sides of the street. A man rides a bicycle across the intersection. The...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Nee-Pee-Nauk clubhouse, at the head of Puckway Lake. This is a duck hunting club first organized in 1882 by A.H. Sellers, President of Chicago Guarant...

Photograph

Mrs. Edna Kern

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Mrs. Edna Kern, a farm wife, standing in her kitchen holding a pie. Her husband is Ernest G. Kern.

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Description: Friedrich Fuhrer and Elise Schupbach, the parents of Casper Jaggi.

Photograph

Turner Hall

Date: 1960 

Description: Turner Hall, a Swiss social center in Monroe.

Photograph

Brodhead Street

Date: 1926 

Description: A street in the business section of Brodhead. Cars are parked along the curb near storefronts. In the foreground in the middle of the intersection is a str...

Photograph

Girl with Guitar

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Arlene Elmer, 14, poses outside the Farmer's Grove School with a guitar. On the reverse of the photograph is written "This pupil is leader in plays and gam...

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Description: Casper Jaggi in a horse-drawn buggy.

Date: 1941 

Description: Two women in Swiss costume, possibly for the Wilhelm Tell Festival.

Photograph

Sears Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: The home farm of Thomas and Adeline Sears.

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Open Fields

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View looking down hill of open, grassy fields and houses on a hill in the distance. At the bottom of the hill in the foreground is a stream running through...

Postcard

Swiss Group

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Description: Hand-colored studio portrait of women and children in Swiss costume.

Date: 1980-11-06 

Description: Magda Herzberger stands in front of a map of the United States holding a wooden plaque carved with a Star of David and the inscription, "In Gratitude to Ma...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the West Side Courthouse Square.

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