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Jim Widmer's "Spirit of Rural Wisconsin," Part II

Explore Jim Widmer's photographs of the Friday fish fry dinner tradition in Wisconsin.

Date: 1978-02-23 

Description: "Tri-County Plumbing & Heating, Inc. Almond Giese and Ralph Langenecker, proprietor, talk over a work project."

Photograph

Jayne Blodgett

Date: 1949 

Description: "Jayne Blodgett - Conover Model." A photographer with a 4x5 press camera is shooting from the opposite direction.

Date: 1903-05-07 

Description: Edgar, Alexander, and Jennie Krueger standing outside a barn. A young colt named "Frank" stands in front of Alexander. The colt's mother, "Flora," stands l...

Date: 1997-09 

Description: Gerry Beck of the Theresa Historical Society demonstrates Solomon Juneau's mouse trap.

Photograph

Vane Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: This barn at N8410 Hwy 175 (Section 23), belongs to the Rex Vane family. They purchased the farm November 1987.

Photograph

Theresa Station

Date: 1978-02-19 

Description: "Soo Line Railroad Station. Before the days of radio, some of the local men would huddle around the telegraph key as reports came over the wire of a prize...

Date: 1908 

Description: Rear view of Alexander and Florentina Krueger strolling down a road together. Alexander has his arm wrapped around Florentina's waist.

Photograph

Carl "Bear" Bandle

Date: 1978-02-23 

Description: "Carl 'Bear' Bandle, proprietor of Bear's Den, is one of Theresa's youngest barkeepers."

Postcard

Park Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view down the sidewalk of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in the front of what may be...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Juneau County Court House. The Courthouse is set behind some trees during the winter. The postcard has been stamped November 24.

Date: 2004 

Description: Roy and Sandy Lichtenberg have lived in a house across Hwy 28-67 for 39 years.

Date: 2003-03-21 

Description: "Today we are at Confections For Any Occasions in beautiful downtown Theresa. On the special time of our 200th different place, we are joined by Andrea Han...

Date: 1885 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Mayville.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Jennie, Edgar, and Florentina Krueger next to a tree stump on Loock's hill. Edgar is sitting on the stump while Florentina and Jennie...

Date: 1993-02-02 

Description: "Tour guide, Ralph Widmer, displays a Swiss cow bell to visiting AFS students at Widmer's Cheese Factory. Students were from Thailand, Yugoslavia, Germany,...

Photograph

Summer Storm

Date: 1984-09 

Description: "Rain and hail, with sun suddenly breaking through the overcast, were the right conditions for an unusual photograph."

Date: 1901-08-11 

Description: Informal outdoor group portrait of, left to right: William (holding cane), August, Alex and Edgar Krueger seated in chairs in front of a trellis on the sid...

Date: 1908 

Description: The six children of William Krueger posing on the front porch of their father's home, gathered for his funeral. From left to right, August, Amelia, Minnie,...

Photograph

Four Men in Car

Date: 1925 

Description: Four young men pose together in a car. They are parked on a drive near small outbuildings.

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