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Date: 1948-03-06 

Description: Harold E. Stassen addressing a crowd in Monroe.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1939 

Description: Aerial view of downtown.

Date: 2008 

Description: Clarence "Slim" Fritag's Pure Oil service station, located at 1323 Ninth Street, created a sensation in 1935 when the local newspaper announced that "an at...

Date: 1970 

Description: This pictorial map shows illustrations of historical landmarks and events, some of which include the fairgrounds, churches, the courthouse, Turner Opera Ho...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the West Side Courthouse Square.

Date: 1955 

Description: Two women in Swiss costume kneeling in the grass during the Swiss Cheese celebration. One is blowing into an alpine horn while the other holds the instrume...

Date: 1919 

Description: W.F. Trukenbrod poses underneath the awning of his store for this New Year's postcard.

Date: 1860-10-06 

Description: Minutes from a meeting of the Farmers Home League of Monroe, Wisconsin. The page contains a partial list of settled claims against the League and the amoun...

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A stereograph view of the Westside Courthouse Square in Monroe.

Date: 1948-08-28 

Description: Fire fighters applying water to the burning Fitzgibbons building downtown.

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: Swiss-style house in Monroe, Wisconsin surrounded by pine trees.

Date: 1980-11-06 

Description: Magda Herzberger points to a photographic image projected onto a screen while giving a lecture about the Holocaust at Monroe High School.

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Description: A postcard with the text "Greetings From Monroe, Wis.", as well as images including Wisconsin's pioneer cheesemaker Niklaus Gerber, a cow, swiss cheese, an...

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Description: Interior view of the Arabut Ludlow Memorial Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded with a $13,930 donation from H.E. & W. Ludlow. There is a br...

Postcard

Turner Hall

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Turner Hall, a Swiss social center in Monroe.

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Description: Christ M. Stauffer appearing as Uncle Sam, riding a horse, during the Cheese Day parade.

Date: 1969 

Description: A map of the Elroy-Sparta State Trail and the surrounding area, showing the townships, the towns of Cashton, Sparta, in the west, and Union Center and Elro...

Photograph

Monroe Rifle Club

Date: 1958-02-13 

Description: Group portrait of eight members of the Monroe Rifle Club. They took second place at the Southern Wisconsin Rifle League contest. They are holding their rif...

Date: 1980-11-06 

Description: Magda Herzberger stands in front of a map of the United States holding a wooden plaque carved with a Star of David and the inscription, "In Gratitude to Ma...

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