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Washing Windows

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern washing the windows outside her house. A cat lies on the lawn in the foreground.

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Grading Cheese

Date:  

Description: Cheese being graded by a man with a fedora using a tryor to take a core of cheese.

Date: 1944-02-08 

Description: Brooklyn boy's basketball undefeated championship team. Standing: Jack Chatsey, Bryant Wackman, Bob Ross, Bill Ames, Ray Bund, Coach John Ponylesanyi; knee...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A map of the Pecatonica River and Sugar River watersheds in Township 3 North through Township 5 North, by Range 4 East through Range 8 East, which include...

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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: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Monroe Public Library.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the town which was founded by Swiss settlers in 1845. A group of women and children stands in front of a fence at 130 5th Avenue, the Gabriel Schi...

Date: 1939 

Description: Aerial view of church and surrounding buildings.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the town including the County Courthouse and the surrounding buildings.

Photograph

Bridge and Dam

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view of a stream with a dam and a bridge. There is a small fenced garden along the water. In the distance is a hillside with houses.

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Cutting a Subgrade

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Cutting a Subgrade is the original caption of this photograph which shows a dump truck manufactured by the Four Wheel Drive Company of Clintonville pulling...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of New Glarus from a neighboring hill. A group of people stands on the hill in the foreground and fences are visible throughout the photograph.

Date: 1948-08-28 

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

Date: 1945-07-16 

Description: Part of the crowd celebrating the New Glarus Centennial. In the background is a monument in memory of the first settlers of the Swiss colony of New Glarus...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Second generation Swiss-Americans dressed as Swiss immigrants for 1905 60th Anniversary of the founding of New Glarus.

Photograph

Civil War Monument

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument on the grounds of the Green County Courthouse. A sculpture of a soldier stands atop the massive base made of Mo...

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Prairie House

Date: 1925 

Description: Clothes dry on a line behind the Prairie House Inn north of Monroe. The house has an exposed stone lower level and a porch wrapping around the two sides w...

Postcard

Decatur Dam

Date:  date unknown

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."

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Man Squeezing Whey

Date:  

Description: Man squeezing whey from a cheese cloth.

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