School in Brodhead

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of school with trees.

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: House interior with a Victorian bedroom decor. The room contains a rocking chair, a sleigh bed, and shelves holding decorative steins and other figurines....


Description: Men stand in the cooling room at Coldren which stored the wheels of cheese on lids on pipe shelves to keep mice away.

Date: 1910 ca.

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


Description: Laura Carney, the office bookkeeper of Brodhead Cheese, at her desk.

Date: 1980-11-06 

Description: Magda Herzberger gives a lecture on the Holocaust to a classroom of Monroe High School students.


Description: Christ M. Stauffer appearing as Uncle Sam, riding a horse, during the Cheese Day parade.


Description: View across road of the exterior of the church. The church features a bell tower, double doors, and lancet windows. Next door, there are two houses. One ha...

Date: 1905 

Description: Interior view of the Arabut Ludlow Memorial Library. The library opened in 1905 and was funded with a $13,930 donation from H.E. & W. Ludlow. This image is...

Date: 1946-04-18 

Description: Gravestone of Willis W. Hazeltine inscribed, "An Honest Lawyer".

Date: 1924 

Description: View down sidewalk of two young girls standing at the base of the Soldiers Monument. There is a fountain near the monument on the right. There are benches...


Description: Kenneth Clark watches milk go into a kettle at the Brodhead Cheese Factory.


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:  date unknown

Description: Old Lead Road Marker. Marker reads: "The Old Lead Road. In 1828, ox-teams, guided along an ancient Winnebago Indian Trail, began hauling over this road. J...

Date: 1861 

Description: Shows townships and sections, landowners, and woodlands. Includes inset maps of Monroe, Brodhead, Albany, Cadiz, Decatur, Dayton, Clarence, Springfield, Tw...


Turner Hall

Date: 1960 

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


At The Mailbox

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern picking up the mail at the roadside mailbox.

Date: 1909-01-02 

Description: Photographic postcard from water of a tree-covered shoreline near Dr. Whitcomb's Sanitarium. Two men sit in a rowboat near another man in a rowboat in a bo...


The Bank of Juda

Date: 1929 

Description: Exterior of the Bank of Juda and an adjacent automotive repair shop. The text painted on the bank window reads, "Safety deposit boxes," "Capital and surplu...


Old York Church

Date: 1907 ca.

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

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