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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: The first school house in DeForest is a frame, one-story building with shutters. The group posed in front consists of the woman teacher and her students. B...

Photograph

Park Hotel

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Description: The Park Hotel, once lived in by Lewis Dahl and family. It was also the Isaac DeForest home. There is a wagon or carriage outside and snow on the top of a...

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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: 1869 ca.

Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.

Date: 1951-11-11 date unknown

Description: Portrait of Mrs. H. Odell (Myrtle) Camren, DeForest, president of the Madison district of the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation. Member clubs of the Madison...

Date: 1944-10-06 

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

Photograph

Ingeborg Dahl

Date: 1871 ca.

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

Photograph

Louis Dahl's Livery

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Description: Louis Dahl's Livery and Feed Stable.

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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...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of DeForest.

Date: 1956-01-18 

Description: Group portrait of the DeForest High School Basketball team, one of five teams tied for second place in the Madison Suburban High League race.

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Description: Dining hall, DeForest House (or Park Hotel). Dr. Bertrand, right, his wife Tina, opposite. [Dahl family had "last reunion" about 1912].

Date: 1944-10-07 

Description: Scene on Highway 51 and County Trunk K near DeForest where Madalene Richgels, an employee of Oscar Mayer, was killed in a truck auto accident near Gest's G...

Date: 1944-10-06 

Description: Herman Elies slashed the twine ties from the hemp bundles to be processed into cordage for rope during World War II at a hemp mill on Highway 51 in DeFores...

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: 1874 ca.

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

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DeForest State Bank

Date: 1933-09-12 

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

Date: 1950-08-06 

Description: A crowd gathers for the cornerstone dedication ceremony of the new reconstructed Norway Grove Lutheran church in DeForest. The present DeForest Lutheran ch...

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: 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...

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