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Street Scene

Date: 1926 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue in front of the Swiss Reform Church commemorating the first Swiss colony in 1845.

Date: 1944-06-05 

Description: G.F. Klassy operates a McCormick-Deering Farmall M with a Number 15 Genius tractor plow on his farm on Route 1.

Date: 1925-08-16 

Description: View of field full of parked automobiles at the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Swiss Colony at New Glarus. A log structure in...

Date: 1925-08-16 

Description: A chorus of men singing on stage with a crowd watching. A group of officials seated on the right. Rolling farmland in the background.

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Houses on Hillside

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of houses on hillside.

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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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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.

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Swiss Reform Church

Date: ????-05-19 date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Swiss Reform Church. Monument commemorating the first Swiss colony in 1845 stands in front of the church. A small sign in the grass wa...

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: Four women in Swiss costume, three of whom are holding flags, at the Wilhelm Tell Festival.

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Cows in a Pasture

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over fence of Guernseys cows grazing in a pasture near New Glarus. In the background is a farmhouse, windmill on a hill, barns and other outbuildings.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Exterior view Zwingli Reformed Church.

Date: 1946-11 

Description: Four men playing cards at a table with a fifth man seated on a radiator observing at left. In the foreground, a dog clears an empty beer bottle from the ta...

Date: 1925 

Description: A log cabin and park car at the Tourist Free Camp Ground. The cabin has a sign that reads, "New Glarus Settled 1845."

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor group portrait of a group of Swiss yodelers in costume. The gentleman in the center has a distinctive moustache.

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Swingli House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Swingli House.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: The structure was built as a home by Edwin Barlow, and later given to the town for use as a museum of Swiss memorabilia.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the town which was founded by Swiss settlers in 1845. A group of women and children stands in front of a fence at 130 5th Avenue, the Gabriel Schi...

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: Ernest Thierstein relaxes in his Swiss-style chalet home in New Glarus. He came from the village of Boviel in the Emmental valley in the canton of Bern, Sw...

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Lawn Decoration

Date: 1961 

Description: Homemade decorative star wheel set curbside. The object consists of an assortment of pottery sherds and other discarded bits set in cement within a circula...

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