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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.

Date: 1861 

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

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Exterior of the German Reformed Church.

Photograph

Esther A. Elmer

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Esther Elmer, 20, poses with jars of fruits and vegetables which she has canned. A fancy carpet is hung behind her as a backdrop. She wrote on the reverse...

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

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Men Retrieving Curd

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Description: Men prepare to retrieve the remainder of the curd from a kettle and add it to the bag.

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Monroe Fire

Date: 1948-08-28 

Description: Spectators and fireman at the Fitzgibbons building fire downtown.

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Barlow "Chalet of the Golden Fleece," built in 1937 as the home of Edwin Barlow, originator and director of the Wilhelm Tell play. It has been willed to th...

Photograph

Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Browntown train depot. The depot offers Wells Fargo & Company Express delivery and Western Union telegraph service. There are two carts on the platform...

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...

Photograph

Man Draining Curd

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Description: a man drains curd with a cheddar curd mill.

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High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The high school building erected in 1908. The building features three stories, a bell tower, and a hip roof. A small child stands in front of the building.

Date: 1933 

Description: Label submitted to the State of Wisconsin for trademark registration. "Blumer's Golden Glow Beer, 'It's the After Glow', Blumer Products Co." The center of...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View down street. On the right on the corner is a bank, with the office of "Doctor J.T. Lemmel" on the second floor. Three children are standing on the sid...

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: Swiss-style house in Monroe, Wisconsin surrounded by pine trees.

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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Description: Fritz Friedly dumping milk with a can wash in front.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Monument to the first settlers in this Swiss colony, 1845. View of monument with partial view of Swiss Reform Church in background.

Photograph

Cows in a Pasture

Date:  date unknown

Description: View over fence of Guernseys cows grazing in a pasture near New Glarus. In the background is a farmhouse, windmill on a hill, barns and other outbuildings.

Date: 1948-03-06 

Description: Harold E. Stassen (center), in Monroe, receiving a block of cheese from District Attorney Rudolph P. Regez.

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