Description: Paul and Carol Frank have been married 43 years. They milk 20 cows that produce about 800 lbs. of milk daily.


Fresh Snow

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of the yard on the Krueger farm after a fresh snow. The trees and farm buildings are white with snow. A swing hangs from one of the trees.


Fred Grulke Farm

Date: 1983-06 

Description: "The Fred Grulke farm on McArthur Road is framed by this fence on Cty. AY."


Main Street


Description: A view down middle of Main Street. In the background is the Hotel Grand, and on the right is a dry goods store. Automobiles and bicycles are parked on the...


Farm Scene

Date: 1964 

Description: "Farm Scene."


River Church

Date: 1974 

Description: "The River Church on Hwy AY."


Shoveling Snow

Date: 1959 

Description: Winter scene with Shirley Widmer, the photographer's wife, shoveling snow after a big snowstorm.

Date: 1902-05 

Description: Elevated view down hill towards three different farmhouses and various farm buildings spread out among fields. Text on envelope identifies it as "Gotlieb K...


Hedwig Ullrich

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Outdoor portrait of Hedwig Ullrich standing in the yard holding her hat.

Date: 1906-10-14 

Description: Ruth, holding a cat, and Alice Kressin sitting outdoors on a blanket. Behind them is a side of a half-timbered house.


Pie Eating Contest

Date: 1979-08 

Description: The pie eating contest gets a lot of attention at the Fireman's Picnic.


M.E. Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Date: 2004 

Description: The last time cows were milked here, on the Hechimovich farm, was in 1958.

Date: 1983-07 

Description: Theresa firemen participate in the Knowles Annual 4th of July Picnic and Parade.


Bodden Barn

Date: 2004 

Description: Todd and Mary Alice Bodden, Matthew (14) and Thomas (10), live at N8202 Hwy 175 (Section 23). This barn has been in the Bodden family since 1851.

Date: 2004 

Description: This barn, owned by Ken and LaVerne Schoebel, is at W280 West Bend Rd (Section 24). This barn has been in the Schoebel family for 148 years.


Chili Run

Date: 1983-03 

Description: "Runners are poised to take off in the 5 mile Chili Run. There were 197 entrants, some from as far away as Libertyville, IL."

Date: 1996 

Description: "Evangeline Koll and Arlene Beck ride the float in the Allenton Firemen's Picnic Parade."

Date: 2004 

Description: The Steckbauer family has lived here for 14 years. The barn is owned by the Schmidt family.


Scherr Tractor

Date: 2004 

Description: The Scherr family pose with this old farm tractor, which is still in use.

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