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Date: 1924 

Description: The Municipal Light and Power Plant and water tower seen from across a pond.

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: 1949-03-01 

Description: House interior showing a collection of pictures, beer mugs, and deer antlers.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior of the high school. Front view of the school includes a flag pole and bare trees on the lawn surrounding the school....

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Map features advertisements for local businesses on the left and bottom. Map includes a "LEGEND" and "DIRECTORY OF CHURCHES". Streets are labeled as are so...

Photograph

Mrs. Edna Kern

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Mrs. Edna Kern, a farm wife, standing in her kitchen holding a pie. Her husband is Ernest G. Kern.

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...

Photograph

Pressing into Mold

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Description: A man presses cheese into a mold.

Photograph

Sears Farm

Date:  date unknown

Description: The home farm of Thomas and Adeline Sears.

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Description: Kenneth Clark and Casper Jaggi standing next to vats at the Brodhead cheese factory.

Photograph

Children Playing

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Children have clasped hands and formed a circle in a game of "Drop the Handkerchief." They are in the schoolyard of Farmer's Grove School, District No. 3,...

Date: 1949-03-01 

Description: Ernest Thierstein relaxes in his Swiss-style chalet home in New Glarus. He came from the village of Boviel in the Emmental valley in the canton of Bern, Sw...

Photograph

Lawn Decoration

Date: 1961 

Description: Homemade decorative star wheel set curbside. The object consists of an assortment of pottery sherds and other discarded bits set in cement within a circula...

Date: 1946-09-02 

Description: Charles Dietz, a singer of English ballads, and song collector Helene Stratman-Thomas.

Date: 1956-01-13 

Description: Edna Kern in the henhouse watering the laying hens.

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Description: A man dips a feeding cloth into the kettle with his ankles held by a T-bar.

Photograph

Draining Whey

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Description: Interior of the making room as the workers drain whey.

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

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: The Mordecai Kelly log cabin on Highway 11. The cabin was built on Mordecai Kelly's 160-acre farm in the late 1840's.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1926 

Description: View down Main Street. Shops and parked cars line the street. On the near left, there is a billboard for Granger rough cut tobacco, and there is a barbers...

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