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Photograph

Washing Windows

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern washing the windows outside her house. A cat lies on the lawn in the foreground.

Date: 1963-05-19 ca.

Description: A Mobil gasoline service station sign is in the foreground. Across the street is a blacksmith shop. On the left is a residential home next to the blacksmit...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a train arriving at the station. The train station is full of people and there is a horse-drawn carriage next to the building.

Photograph

Henry Otto Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Henry Otto Elmer, wearing a cap and bib overalls, poses in front of his large dairy barn. There are twin silos on the right with a decorative pattern in th...

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...

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: ????-05-25 

Description: Photographic postcard of a white, one-story Catholic Church. Exterior view of the main entrance, including stained glass Gothic-Revival styled windows abov...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Students pose in front of Farmer's Grove School, District No #3, Towns of York and New Glarus.

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of commercial buildings, including the Brooklyn Mercantile Company, the Brooklyn State Bank, and a candy shop.

Photograph

Cottages at Park

Date: 1912 

Description: Two cottages at a park near Brodhead. One has a sign that reads, "Davis Junction."

Photograph

Ivan Rhyner

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Ivan Rhyner, 13, "leader of highest class in history" at Farmer's Grove School, poses outside the school holding a book.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View down the main street.

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...

Photograph

Children Playing

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Children have clasped hands and formed a circle in a game of "Drop the Handkerchief." They are in the schoolyard of Farmer's Grove School, District No. 3,...

Photograph

Arlene Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Arlene Annette Elmer, 14, poses with three of her drawings alongside the Farmer's Grove School. Her teacher wrote on the reverse of this photograph that sh...

Postcard

Well

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an old wooden well. Tulips line the sidewalk near the well. Residential houses, trees and yards are visible in the background.

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern, wife of Ernest G. Kern, hauling water in buckets to the hen house.

Date: 1917 

Description: A retail street with the Terry Amerpohl Department Company, Will J. Smith — Rexall drugstore, a furniture store, and a church. A horse and buggy is parked...

Date: 1963 ca.

Description: Fire Station garage doors with bell tower on the roof.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date: 1909 before

Description: Aerial view with the main street with railroad tracks in the foreground and houses in the background. There is also a church in the upper left corner.

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...

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