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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: 1878 ca.
Description: Seated indoor portrait of boy in checked suit and girl in plaid dress, perhaps taken at Dahl's DeForest studio.
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...
Description: Gjertrud Amundsen Dahl, the wife of Andrew Dahl, in a studio portrait taken by her husband. The reverse of the photograph reads "A.L. Dahl, Landscape Photo...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: A pasture is in the foreground with a brick house, barn and connected outbuildings behind it.
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...
Description: Louis Dahl's Livery and Feed Stable.
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...
Description: A group of people gathers in front of the DeForest State Bank, site of a robbery.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.
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...
Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.
Description: Sherman PTA Players, winners of the 4th Dane Co. Drama Preliminary Contest at DeForest, in the fainting scene in "Bills."
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...
Description: A portrait of Susie Ammundsen, the sister of Gjertrud A. Dahl.
Description: Nils L. Dahl, lying on funeral table.
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.
Description: Woman wearing an apron in an industrial kitchen and preparing a large pot of lutefisk possibly for a Syttende Mai celebration.
Description: Aerial view of DeForest including residences and the surrounding countryside.
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.
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