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Description: Hand-colored image of Casper Jaggi and his dog, ready to deliver a load of Swiss cheese to Monticello. He was delivering 6 tubs of Swiss cheese, each weigh...

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Description: Casper Jaggi, on right, with cheese harp, and three brothers of the Erb family, (holding stirrers), standing outdoors at the Coldren Cheese factory. They a...

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Gas Station

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Description: View across road of the exterior of a Red Crown Gasoline station and repair shop. A worker poses while holding a push lawn mower. There is a tire display a...

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Coldren Factory

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Description: Men work at the Coldren Cheese Factory.

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Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. There is a poster on the wall advertising "The Debtor, a novel by May E. Wilkens Freeman." There are bookshel...

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Description: Colorized postcard of Exchange Square on Main Street. The elevated view shows a drug store on the corner and a bank to the right. Most buildings have awnin...

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Description: Exterior of the Brodhead Cheese Factory purchased in 1904/5 by Casper Jaggi. The business shipped cheese in barrels, which were at first stored in the op...

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Description: Men stand in the cooling room at Coldren which stored the wheels of cheese on lids on pipe shelves to keep mice away.

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Man Squeezing Whey

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Description: Man squeezing whey from a cheese cloth.

Date: 1917 

Description: View down middle of a wide dirt road in a residential area. Trees line both sides of the street along the sidewalks.

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Jacob Brant

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Description: A carte-de-visite portrait of Jacob Brant of Brodhead, Wisconsin, a member of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps Band. Mustered out July 8th,...

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Engebretson Mural

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Description: The Engebretson Mural on the side of the Brodhead cheese factory.

Date: 1909-07-12 

Description: Colorized postcard of the Brodhead High School. A student stands on the lawn in front, with many trees surrounding the building.

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Description: Cheese in the cooling room, with aged cheese in the upper left corner.

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Description: Frieda Jaggi and some children in the cooling room.

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Men Squeezing Whey

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Description: Two men squeezing whey from a cheese cloth.

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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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Description: Interior view of the Brodhead Public Library. The back of the cardboard mounting reads: "Free Public Library, Brodhead, Wis." There is a stove in the cente...

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Cheese Vats

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Description: Steel vats for cheddar and American cheese.

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