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Brewery Wagons Delivering Beer

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Description: Brewery wagons loaded with beer barrels in foreground of the Potosi Brewery.
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Lover's Lane

Date: 1918
Description: A tree-lined road the locals know as Lover's Lane.
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Potosi Brewery Employees

Date: 1900
Description: Brewery employees, many of them from the Schumacher family, posing with barrels outside the brewery.
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Brewery at Potosi

Date: 1935
Description: Exterior view of the brewery in Potosi with cars parked along the street.
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Potosi Brewery

Date: 1886
Description: Exterior view of the Potosi Brewery at about the time Adam Schumacher took over the operation. Children and adults can be seen near a fence and in horse-dr...
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Potosi Panorama

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Description: Panoramic view showing, on the left, the bottling plant and the stables, and on the right, the Potosi Brewery itself. Groups of men are standing on the sid...
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Potosi Brewery Workers

Date: 1920
Description: A group of Potosi Brewery employees inside the brewery.
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Potosi Brewery

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Description: The Potosi Brewery. Men can be seen standing in front of the building, and driving horse-drawn vehicles.
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Potosi Brewery

Date: 1902
Description: Exterior view of the bottling works of the Potosi Brewery built in 1902. A group of men stand near the front entrance.
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The Schumachers of Potosi

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Description: Informal picture taken in a bar in Potosi, at which are standing five cousins who operated the Potosi Brewery. They are left to right: Adolph Schumacher,...
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Brewery Tour

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Description: Tour of the Potosi Brewery.
Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Potosi

Date: 1884
Description: Sanborn map showing the main street of Potosi, Wisconsin, with an inset for the Potosi Brewery.
Map or Atlas

Sanborn Map of Potosi

Date: 1912
Description: Sanborn insurance map of the main street in Potosi, Wisconsin, with an inset for the Potosi Brewery.
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Potosi School District #9 School Building

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Description: Students with their teacher pose on the grounds in front of a clapboard one-room schoolhouse and shed.
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Old Brewery at Potosi

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Description: An exterior view of the old brewery at Potosi. A man is walking down the street toward the building.
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Potosi Barrels

Date: 1936
Description: Seven beer barrels stacked in front of a truck, outside the Potosi Brewery.
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Unpaved Business Street

Date: 1900
Description: An unpaved Potosi street in winter. There are unidentified men standing in front of a building, and in the distance are carriages with horses.
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Potosi Bottling House

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Description: A group of men standing outside the Potosi Brewing Company bottling house. Next to the brick building is a barn that served as the brewery's stables.
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Potosi Brewery Stables

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Description: Group portrait of men and boys pictured with horses outside a barn. The stables served the Potosi Brewing Company. On the far left a man is seated in a car...
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Street Scene

Date: 1918
Description: View down street of the central business district. A large brick building on the left with awnings includes a furniture store. Automobiles are parked at an...

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