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Ferd Ingold float for a Cheese Day parade in Monroe, WI. Unfortunately, the exact year is unknown.

A different view of the Ferd Ingold float from the 1923 Cheese Day parade.

Ferd Ingold Import Co. car decorated with Swiss and American flags, Cheese Day, 1915.

Ferd Ingold Import Co. float for the 1923 Cheese Day parade. This is an almost exact replica of the postcard identified in the Cheese Days collection as: CHEESEDAYS00021.

The Schwizer-Gruppe & Ferd Ingold float in the Cheese Day parade. Text on postcard: "Schwizer-Gruppe an der Kas Tag Parade, Monroe, Wis."

Front of postcard depicts a Ferd Ingold float: "Helvetia Float Am Kastag - Monroe, Wis."

The Foreign Cheese Industry of Wisconsin's origin was in Green County, of which Monroe is the County Seat, and owes its existence to the pioneers pictured. Included is Nicklaus Gerber, who produced from 1870-1919 an annual output of Swiss (21,220,671…

Arial view of Monroe, Wisconsin in the early 1900's.
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