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Business District

Date: 1912 

Description: A main street intersection with many stores and shops. The stores include the Bank of Brodhead and A.J. Wagner's drugstore. Three boys stand at the corner....

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Squeezing Whey

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Description: Men squeeze whey before pressing.

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Group of Usherettes

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Usherettes perform Swiss folk dances for the annual William Tell Festival.

View images of regional singers and musicians from the Helene Stratman-Thomas folk music project.

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Wisconsin Barn

Date: 1925 

Description: Large barn on the farm of Jacob Hablend. According to the original caption, the barn was equipped with "King ventilators."

Date: 1952 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

Monroe, Wis.

Date: 1871 

Description: Birds eye map of Monroe, WI, depicts street names and street locations, houses, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of the map shows the locations of...

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Main Street

Date: 1909 

Description: View down Main Street of cars and shops lining both sides of the street. The buildings include: the Grand Central Hotel, an ice cream shop, and an automoti...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barlow "Chalet of the Golden Fleece," built in 1937 as the home of Edwin Barlow, originator and director of the Wilhelm Tell play. It has been willed to th...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Main Street, looking north from the bridge.

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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,...

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...

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Water Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View across street towards dwellings along unpaved Water Street.

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Exterior of the German Reformed Church.

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Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Mrs. Geogre Spaulding of Brodhead, Wisconsin.

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.

Date: 1953-10-28 

Description: Interior view of the den and recreation room in the residence of Leo Scheberle. The room features a fireplace, wood paneling, and shag carpeting.

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At The Mailbox

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern picking up the mail at the roadside mailbox.

Date: 1946-09-02 

Description: Charles Dietz, a singer of English ballads, and song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

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