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Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Sod-breaker and five yoke of oxen plowing in front of the Old Cottage Inn. In the foreground a boat is on the shoreline.
Description: Syl sits outside on a porch with three other well-dressed family members of varying ages, each representing a generation in the family. Carl Schmidt is the...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Two small girls dressed in ruffles and bows sit on a woven carpet outside in the sun.
Description: Seated, posed group portrait at the annual meeting, outdoors at the semi-centennial celebration in Sherman's Grove. Identified from left: John Eckles, Ed....
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Jule (in overalls) and Joe Hubert. Both men are holding cigars and wear tilted hats in front of a painted backdrop.
Description: Group portrait of the Brodhead Mandolin Club. The men are wearing suits and neckties, and all the women wear long white dresses. There are mandolins, as we...
Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of John Bannister. He was born in Franklin County, Massachusetts on July 10, 1810. Bannister moved to Green Bay, Wisconsin on...
Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Quarter plate ferrotype/tintype portrait of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., at age 9 when he was attending the district school at Argyle, Wisconsin. Standing f...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: The right half of an albumen stereograph of the Dahl and Amundsen families in front of the Amundsen home in Lodi, Wisconsin. From left to right seated are...
Date: 1861 ca.
Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Smith of Evansville, Wisconsin, member of the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry band. He is seated wearing a suit and holds a tenor horn.
Description: Syl stands in front of a pavilion with a well or water pump in a park. A group of adults dressed fashionably stand in the pavilion while drinking water fro...
Description: An advertisement designed with images of three hand fans decorated with scenes of farmers using McCormick farming machinery. A ribbon across the bottom car...
Description: Studio portrait of Jake Hubert (wearing the watch chain), and another man, both smoking cigars and wearing hats in front of a painted backdrop.
Date: 1878 ca.
Description: Barnyard, with what appears to be a pigyard littered with corncobs. It is enclosed with a solid board fence and has slop troughs made from hollowed logs. A...
Description: Outdoor portrait of Thomas Turvill standing on a porch. He is seen leaning against the railing and trellis which is covered in foliage.
Description: Portrait of Republican Louis P. Harvey, while he was Wisconsin secretary of state (1860-1861). Harvey became governor in January, 1862, but drowned in the...
Date: 1876-07-04 ca.
Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...
Description: A worker stands next to a pneumatic tube communication system used at the Milwaukee Electric, Railway, and Light Company.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
Description: A person standing under the arched entrance of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival's ice palace. Inside the palace, there is an ice animal sculpture on a platfo...
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