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Postcard

Opera House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Opera house.

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: Two women process hemp fibers at the DeForest hemp mill during World War II.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The fourth an last page of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views made and published by Andrew L. Dahl, landscape photographer, DeForest, Wis." which...

Photograph

DeForest State Bank

Date: 1933-09-12 

Description: A group of people gathers in front of the DeForest State Bank, site of a robbery.

Photograph

Ingeborg Dahl

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: The studio portrait of Ingeborg Dahl made after her marriage to Nels, the photographer's brother.

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Description: Lewis Dahl at the wheel of an automobile. Walter and mother second and third from right in back seat. This is the home of Tina Dahl Bertrand. Bertrands on...

Photograph

Two Men Reading

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two men read in a room with many signs on the wall and a hanging lamp. Perhaps a fraternity house.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.

Photograph

Nils L. Dahl

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Description: Nils L. Dahl, lying on funeral table.

Date: 1950-08-06 

Description: Men stand on a platform during the cornerstone-laying dedication ceremony for the reconstructed Norway Grove Lutheran church. Taking place in the ceremony,...

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Description: Woman wearing an apron in an industrial kitchen and preparing a large pot of lutefisk possibly for a Syttende Mai celebration.

Date: 1933-09-12 

Description: A.A. Linde, cashier, and Carl Linde, assistant cashier of DeForest State Bank, display the ropes and gag used during a robbery of the bank.

Date: 1956-03-20 

Description: DeForest high school principal Woodro Stadler (front, left) makes a point to Ron Smith, basketball captain and Errol Erstad, football captain at the second...

Date: 1928-10 

Description: Aerial view of DeForest including residences and the surrounding countryside.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of DeForest.

Photograph

Isaac DeForest Home

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Description: Isaac DeForest home. Pauline Dahl standing at bottom of front steps of large two-story frame house; house has lattice work at bottom of porch, railing at t...

Date: 1932-01-23 

Description: Sherman PTA Players, winners of the 4th Dane Co. Drama Preliminary Contest at DeForest, in the fainting scene in "Bills."

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: Lula Lawrence, lsft, and Esther Gunderson combing hemp fibers. In the background two women sort hemp fiber bundles for rope and cordage during World War I...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: A view from the roof of a building across the street from A.L. Dahl's photography studio. The two-story storefront is a general store whose sign reads "dry...

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