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Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of DeForest.


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: 1944-10-06 

Description: A woman feeds hemp stalks into a crusher for rope production during World War II.

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...

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: 1869 ca.

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

Date: 1876 ca.

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

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.


Opera House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Opera house.

Date: 1870 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1878 ca.

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


Tobacco Field

Date: 1929-08-24 

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

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...


Description: DeForest men's baseball team on playing field.

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...


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.


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: 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: 1928-10 

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

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