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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1968-04-03 

Description: Wesley W. Jung at the Jung Carriage Museum. Mr. Jung is standing with one hand on a sleigh. On the side of the box the lettering, "J. & W. Jung Co." appear...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Workers paraffining cheese at the Sheboygan County Farmers' Coop cheese factory.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across barnyard towards five men on the William Fiebelkorn farm working with a wagon and conveyor belt to load hay into a silo. The barn has a stone f...

Date: 1871 

Description: A view of south tweltfh street and a child standing in the center of the street.

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Remains of a Fire

Date: 1931-08-30 

Description: Crowds gather to survey the smoke and ash left after a fire demolished buildings.

Date: 1968-04-03 

Description: Wesley W. Jung at the Jung Carriage Museum. Mr. Jung is standing on the right in front of a circus wagon. Painted inside of an oval on the side is a circus...

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Vines cover trellises on two porches of the Schulz house, a large wood frame Victorian farmhouse. There is fretwork in the gables and a band of decorative...

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Albert Knowles

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Albert Knowles, brother-in-law of William Wade, at Herrling Farm. The Greenbush Baptist Church is visible in the background.

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Windmill

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Exterior view of windmill attached to house located along the shores of Lake Michigan in the Town of Holland.

Date: 1901-05-25 ca.

Description: Grand Army of the Republic, Jairus Richardson, Post No. 12 in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin, meeting at the Methodist Church. From left to right are: Charles...

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Post Office

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the post office.

Date: 1909-06-30 

Description: Photographic postcard of the Adell Canning Company, used for canning peas. View of canning buildings with an open field in the foreground.

Date: 1903 

Description: Rudolf Herrling farm looking west from the sawmill platform. Three men are near horses and carts in a fenced-in area. In the background is the farmhouse.

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Hooping the Curd

Date: 1914 

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

Date: 1968-07-05 

Description: Grand opening of the Wesley W. Jung Carriage Museum. Side view of a carriage with a fringed shade, pulled by a horse, traveling in front of the museum on t...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Sheboygan County Courthouse.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the First Methodist Church and the corner of the Service Building. The church was built in 1854 by Charles Robinson, the builder of Butternut House...

Date: 1928 

Description: Living Room of the 1928 demonstration home in Kohler, Wisconsin, showing health carpet, tan murescoed wall, fireplace with wrought iron fire set, della rob...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three men pose standing on ice around North Pier lighthouse. In the background is the town along the shoreline.

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