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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...
Description: The Isaac DeForest house, which was owned by Louis Dahl at the time.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Full-length portrait of a man posed standing in front of a painted backdrop with a number of large format cameras and other photography equipment.
Description: Farmer standing in tobacco field, with crop ready to harvest.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.
Description: Sherman PTA Players, winners of the 4th Dane Co. Drama Preliminary Contest at DeForest, in the fainting scene in "Bills."
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Two men read in a room with many signs on the wall and a hanging lamp. Perhaps a fraternity house.
Description: View of the second Dahl establishment, with Walter Dahl and his dog out in front.
Description: Man posed standing in a barber shop. His barbershop tools and equipment are behind him on a shelf under the two mirrors, in a cabinet on the left, and on t...
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: 1877 ca.
Description: The first page of Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopic Views made and published by Andrew L. Dahl, landscape photographer, DeForest, Wis." which lists vi...
Date: 1878 ca.
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: 1873 ca.
Description: Main Street, with its dirt, ruts, cows (and presumably manure), but wide enough for easy hitching of wagons and teams.
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: 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.
Description: DeForest men's baseball team on playing field.
Date: 1951-11-11 date unknown
Description: Portrait of Mrs. Pearl (Odell) Camren, president of the Madison district of the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation.
Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: A pasture is in the foreground with a brick house, barn and connected outbuildings behind it.
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