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Date: 1957 ca.
Description: Aerial view of downtown, including park, church, and stores.
Date: date unknown
Description: View down a snowy commercial street. At the corner is the dentist office of Doctor Devereaux on an upper floor. On the left in the far background is a sign...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A hand-drawn postcard of St. John's Evangelical Church in Monroe.
Description: Men squeeze whey before pressing.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: The Jacob Karlan block, built in 1893 on the north side of Monroe Street. The Karlan block was erected on the site of the old United States Hotel, adjoinin...
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Ivan Rhyner, 13, milks a Brown Swiss cow out of doors, near a gate on his father's farm. Other cows observe from the opposite side of the fence. The photog...
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: A vintage view and a modern view of the zinc works site, presented as a pair. Views include industrial buildings and snow.
Description: The Browntown train depot. The depot offers Wells Fargo & Company Express delivery and Western Union telegraph service. There are two carts on the platform...
Description: Homemade decorative star wheel set curbside. The object consists of an assortment of pottery sherds and other discarded bits set in cement within a circula...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Exterior of the Monroe Public Library.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The Green County Court House.
Description: Interior of the making room as the workers drain whey.
Description: View of field full of parked automobiles at the commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Swiss Colony at New Glarus. A log structure in...
Description: Colorized postcard of the Decatur Dam. The shoreline and trees are visible in the background. Text at the top reads "Decatur Dam, Brodhead, Wis."
Description: Esther Elmer, 20, poses with jars of fruits and vegetables which she has canned. A fancy carpet is hung behind her as a backdrop. She wrote on the reverse...
Description: A view overlooking the edge of the town, taken from an eastern slope, with a farm and cows in the foreground.
Description: Laura Carney, the office bookkeeper of Brodhead Cheese, at her desk.
Description: The Evangelical Deaconess Hospital.
Description: Edna Kern in the henhouse watering the laying hens.
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