Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1944 before
Description: Exterior of Swiss Reformed Church.
Description: Sign welcoming people to the city of New Glarus.
Date: date unknown
Description: Statue in front of the Swiss Reform Church commemorating the first Swiss colony in 1845.
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...
Description: G.F. Klassy operates a McCormick-Deering Farmall M with a Number 15 Genius tractor plow on his farm on Route 1.
Description: View down a commercial street, with Engler's store located on the left.
Description: A log cabin and park car at the Tourist Free Camp Ground. The cabin has a sign that reads, "New Glarus Settled 1845."
Description: Outdoor group portrait of a group of Swiss yodelers in costume. The gentleman in the center has a distinctive moustache.
Description: Albert Mueller, his mother, and recording technician Robert Draves. Mueller was a Tyrolean zither player.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: New Glarus from an early lithograph.
Description: The New Glarus chalet home of Ernest Thierstein. It is an example of authentic Bernese archetecture of canton Bern in Switzerland.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: View down the main street.
Description: View from a pedestrian walkway looking towards the central business area. A concrete four-sided sign is in the center of intersection.
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.
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.
Description: A view overlooking the edge of the town, taken from an eastern slope, with a farm and cows in the foreground.
Date: 1925-08-16 ca.
Description: A large crowd of men, women, and children gathers outdoors to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Swiss settlement in New Glarus.
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...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Barlow "Chalet of the Golden Fleece," New Glarus, Wisconsin. Home of Edwin Barlow, now city museum. Two women standing in front of house.
Description: Group of people in Swiss costume with large wheel of Swiss cheese, alpine horn and other instruments, and a St. Bernard in front of the Chalet of the Golde...
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706