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Date: 1898 

Description: A unknown girl is kneeling in Turvill garden. She is wearing a dress and her hair is braided. There is a path in the center and the gardens surround her....

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Group portrait of a large group of men, women and children, at a lake shore, possibly Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota near Madison. The Norwegian flag suggests...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: "Rev. J.A. Ottesen, family and family group on the veranda" from Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views." First row left to right: Mrs. Ottesen, Fro...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Halle Steensland and his wife Sophia pose with their five children at the family home, later located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. Fro...

Photograph

The State Bank

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: External view of the State Bank, the first bank in Madison. A group of men are posed along the sidewalk in front.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Group of people posing outside of Soldiers' Orphans Home, located on Spaight Street between Paterson and Brearly Streets. The building was originally const...

Date: 1896-04-03 

Description: View down dirt road towards Madison from Elmside. There is a horse and buggy on the side of the road near the shoreline, with a woman wearing a veil sittin...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: View of the third Wisconsin State Capitol from one of the entrance walks. A small group of men stand in the background.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Family seated around table in yard with baby on grass and brick house with porch trim and shutters in background. This house is said to resemble the J. Hil...

Photograph

Nels Dahl Family

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The Nels Dahl family posed in front of their home on Main Street in DeForest. From left to right they are Emma, Ingeborg Ronjum Dahl, Ida, Bertha, Tina, Le...

Date: 1897 

Description: Mendota State Hospital office. Charles Carter, steward, seated at his desk. Across from him is George B. Merrick, Asst. Steward. Below the desk is a dog,...

Date: 1864 before

Description: Carte-de-visite full-length studio portrait of Charles David and Harrie Farwell Atwood, the sons of David Atwood of Madison, Wisconsin. They are posed on a...

Date: 1888 ca.

Description: View of three men standing together on the board sidewalk outside Kreuz and Curtis Shoes, 21 S. Pinckney Street. The men are wearing suits, ties and hats,...

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Seated indoor portrait of boy in checked suit and girl in plaid dress, perhaps taken at Dahl's DeForest studio.

Date: 1896-09-24 

Description: An interior view of the parlor of the William A.P. Morris residence. On the right is a young woman sitting sideways in front of a piano looking towards the...

Photograph

D.W. Bronson Family

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: A family, perhaps that of D.W. Bronson, is posed by the picket fence in their yard. Two of the women hold small books. A tree stump in the foreground serve...

Photograph

Darwin Clark

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Darwin Clark. He was born in Otsego County, New York, in 1812, and came to Wisconsin in May of 1836. Clark served as mayo...

Photograph

Two Young Children

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two young children look out a window at the F.D. Eyerly residence. The children are dressed in matching, plaid-patterned dresses and stand in front of a la...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A Norwegian Sunday school picnic, perhaps held at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota. The original stereograph is in the collection of the Norwegian-American Hist...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of Frederick Moessner wearing a fireman's hat for Madison Engine Co. No. 2. He was one of the original members of Madison Fire Co...

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