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Turner Hall

Date: 1945 ca.

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

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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School in Brodhead

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of school with trees.

Photograph

Men Squeezing Whey

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Description: Two men squeezing whey from a cheese cloth.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Nee-Pee-Nauk clubhouse, at the head of Puckway Lake. This is a duck hunting club first organized in 1882 by A.H. Sellers, President of Chicago Guarant...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A stone monument dedicated to the Old Lead Road. The marker reads: "The Old Lead Road. In 1828, ox-teams, guided along an ancient Winnebago Indian Trail, b...

Photograph

Railroad Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a train arriving at the station. The train station is full of people and there is a horse-drawn carriage next to the building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue in front of the Swiss Reform Church commemorating the first Swiss colony in 1845.

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Old York Church

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Old York Church. The church was built in 1861 and destroyed in 1977.

Postcard

Turner Hall

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Photograph

Dipping Cheese

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Description: Men at the Brodhead Cheese Factory closing the cloth after dipping the cheese.

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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...

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Labor Day Parade

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: The Brooklyn Grange parade float in a Labor Day parade. Men and women on the float mimic various household and recreational activities.

Date: 1953-10-28 

Description: Exterior view of the newly-built Leo Scheberle house located on the edge of town. The house is constructed in the Mid-Century style and clad in cream-color...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Public Library and Telephone Company buildings in Monroe.

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Description: A man dips a feeding cloth into the kettle with his ankles held by a T-bar.

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...

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Description: Men closing up the cloth after dipping it into the kettle.

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.

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Making Room

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Description: Two men in the Brodhead Cheese Factory in a room that contains a separator, vats and stirrers.

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