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Postcard

Opera House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Opera house.

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Description: The Isaac DeForest house, which was owned by Louis Dahl at the time.

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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

Dahl Establishment

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Description: View of the second Dahl establishment, with Walter Dahl and his dog out in front.

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: 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...

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

Date: 1878 ca.

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

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date: 1929-08-24 

Description: Farmer standing in tobacco field, with crop ready to harvest.

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...

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: 1874 ca.

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

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: 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...

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.

Photograph

N.L. Dahl

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Description: Photograph of N.L. Dahl in front of a horse-drawn hearse. Photograph is mounted on advertising card reading "For Coffins, Caskets, and Trimmings at reasona...

Date: 1947-02-14 

Description: The aftermath of a blazing fire involving five railroad cars of building materials at the F.L. Chase Lumber Company's main building in DeForest.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: A pasture is in the foreground with a brick house, barn and connected outbuildings behind it.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: A family seated around a table that has a fringed cloth. The children sit in small chairs and a woman holds a baby. The frame house behind a picket fence h...

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