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Date: 1864 ca.
Description: Stereoview of the main building, a tenement (loft style) building, at Libby Prison.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the main building of the State School for the Deaf.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: View down Langdon Street of building at base of Bascom Hill at the intersection with Park Street. This building stood from 1876-1884. A horse and carriage...
Description: Stereoview of elevated view of the midway of the Chicago World's Fair from the Ferris wheel.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Men with guns and dogs and wagons in front of a rural post office. Some men have assumed exaggerated poses, probably for humorous effect.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the exterior of the Park Hotel at Carroll and Main Streets. There is a church building in the background on the left.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Wedding at the Norway Grove Lutheran Church.
Date: 1874 after
Description: Stereoview of Broadway in Milwaukee. Home has many peaks on the roof, and the drive to the entrance is on the right.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: Interior view of a decorated bay window in a Victorian-era home. The window area was used as a photography back-drop so the shades are drawn and fabric is...
Description: Minnie Oakley and Florence Baker Hayes (reaching for a book), two Historical Society librarians, during the period when the Society was housed in the South...
Date: 1899 ca.
Description: Third Wisconsin State Capitol (the second in Madison), showing the East Washington Avenue gateway and iron fence. In reality the statues, which were meant...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: A lithographic portrait by Louis Kurz (1833-1921) of Madison Fire Engine Company #2 posed with a hand pumper and hose cart in front of the design of the ne...
Description: Stereograph view of the courthouse.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: Assembly Speaker's desk, showing an unidentified woman, probably a tourist, standing by the Speaker's chair. In front of the Speaker's desk are the clerks'...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Andrew Dahl's wagon is on the side of a two-story log house in Blue Mounds. On one side of the wagon cover is "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." On the ba...
Description: Group of barn raising participants posed in front of the structure in progress.
Description: Elevated exterior view of buildings and grounds of the Wisconsin State Prison. Prisoners are in formation.
Description: A depiction of Akra in Jerusalem on the day of Jesus' crucifixion. A busy landscape of people, animals, and shelters.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, with a crowd of students in front. Identified in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views."
Date: 1878 after
Description: A view of the Native American male dormitory, called "Wigwam." The structure has three floors, each with a balcony. A smaller building sits next to it o...
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