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Swingli House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Swingli House.


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: 1944-06-05 

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


Pet Milk Truck

Date: 1931-10-21 

Description: A man stands next to a Pet Milk Company tanker truck.

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: 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: 1941 

Description: Two young girls dressed in Swiss costumes for the Wilhelm Tell Festival.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Swiss Reformed Church, destroyed in 1899.


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.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: View down the main street.

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."

Date: 1948 ca.

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

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.


Stamping Cheeses


Description: A male worker in a cheese-making factory places a Wisconsin stamp on cheeses.

Date: 1865 

Description: Bird's-eye view of New Glarus.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye drawing of New Glarus.

Date: 1931-07 

Description: Advertisement for a celebration to commemorate the 640th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Switzerland and the 86th anniversary of the foundin...

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."


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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