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View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

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Jacob Brant

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Description: A carte-de-visite portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, a member of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps Band. Mustered out July 8th,...

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Rainbow for Girls

Date: 1960-05-14 

Description: Sixteen-year old Linda Schiesser poses in the outfit she wore at her installation as a Worthy Advisor of the New Glarus International Order of the Rainbow...

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Main Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Main street with the public library and storefronts.

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Woelffer Drug Store

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Description: Exterior view of Woelffer's Drug Store. The store had a soda fountain with ice cream, and a film processing department.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Front entry view of the presbyterian church and adjoining parsonage.

Date: 1925 

Description: Down the road leading to the PET evaporated milk factory. A painted sign on the factory's exterior wall claims PET evaporated milk is "milk at its best."

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Group of Usherettes

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Usherettes perform Swiss folk dances for the annual William Tell Festival.

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School in Brodhead

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of school with trees.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Monument to the first settlers in this Swiss colony, 1845. View of monument with partial view of Swiss Reform Church in background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Lincoln Junior High School in Monroe, razed in 1976 and designed by Claude and Starck.

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Swingli House

Date: 1925 

Description: Outside the Swingli House, near a memorial for the first New Glarus settlers.

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Aerial View of Town

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the town, including business, houses, and railroad tracks cutting through the town.

Date: 1948 ca.

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

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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...

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Cheese Vats

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Description: Steel vats for cheddar and American cheese.

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Street Scene

Date: 1925 

Description: View from a pedestrian walkway looking towards the central business area. A concrete four-sided sign is in the center of intersection.

Date: 1944-06-05 

Description: Paul F. Klassy uses a Farmall M tractor with a Number 15 Genius tractor plow to work in a field.

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Ludlow Hotel

Date: 1955 before

Description: The Ludlow Hotel, built by Arabut Ludlow and razed in 1955.

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Depot and Yards

Date: 1925 

Description: View down railroad tracks towards the New Glarus train depot. In the background is a water tower and a windmill.

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