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

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...

Photograph

Dahl Establishment

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

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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: 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: 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

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.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Andreas Dahl's photographic gallery. The gallery is attached to his house.

Photograph

Ingeborg Dahl

Date: 1871 ca.

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

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: 1870 ca.

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

Photograph

Tobacco Field

Date: 1929-08-24 

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

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: 1947-02-14 

Description: The main building at the F.L. Chase Lumber Company in DeForest destroyed by a blazing fire.

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.

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: 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: 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...

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: 1878 ca.

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

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