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Photograph

Alvin Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Alvin Elmer, age 15, holds a model airplane and coal truck that he made. His teacher at Farmer's Grove School wrote on the reverse of the photograph, "This...

Photograph

Postville School

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A prominent sign identifies the Postville School, District No. 1. The school is brick, with twin gables in the front; vines grow up the walls. The gables h...

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Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. There is a small librarian's desk with a tray of cards and flowers in a vase. On the right is a nine-drawer c...

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Description: Colorized postcard of Exchange Square on Main Street. The elevated view shows a drug store on the corner and a bank to the right. Most buildings have awnin...

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Description: Interior view of the Arabut Ludlow Memorial Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded with a $13,930 donation from H.E. & W. Ludlow. In the foregr...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street of the exterior of the Bank of New Glarus on the corner of the street.

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Description: View across dirt road of the exterior of the Brodhead High School.

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Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. There is a poster on the wall advertising "The Debtor, a novel by May E. Wilkens Freeman." There are bookshel...

Date: 1909-07-12 

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brodhead High School. A student stands on the lawn in front, with many trees surrounding the building.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Zwingli Reformed Church.

Date: 1924 

Description: View down sidewalk of two young girls standing at the base of the Soldiers Monument. There is a fountain near the monument on the right. There are benches...

Date: 1935 before

Description: Selma Eismoe, the teacher at Farmer's Grove School, poses with her mother, Mrs. H.O. Eidsmoe. Mrs. Eidsmoe stands on concrete porch steps. A curtain blows...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Cabin built by Jacob Rieder, an early Swiss settler of New Glarus.

Date: 1911 

Description: Shows roads, railroads, post offices, schools, houses, churches, and routes. Includes distant chart and explanation. "Price 35 cents"--Upper left margin....

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Description: Brodhead Cheese Factory taken from a nearby road, with a truck in front of the building.

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High School

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior across lawn of the three-story New Glarus high school. The school building features a decommissioned Civil War cannon near the entrance.

Postcard

U.S. Post Office

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior of the U.S. Post Office.

Date: 1925-04 

Description: A church is in the distance at the end of the road. On either side of the street are homes and stores, with a street light suspended above the street in t...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A view down Main Street. Shops are on either side of the street. Farmer's Bank is down the hill on the right.

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