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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.

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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.

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

Date: 1878 ca.

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

Photograph

Park Hotel

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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...

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: 1879 ca.

Description: Norwegian Bible opened to the first page of the book of John.

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...

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Description: Dining hall, DeForest House (or Park Hotel). Dr. Bertrand, right, his wife Tina, opposite. [Dahl family had "last reunion" about 1912].

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1956-01-18 

Description: Group portrait of the DeForest High School Basketball team, one of five teams tied for second place in the Madison Suburban High League race.

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.

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Dahl Establishment

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

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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...

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Description: Memohead of Fuhremann Canning Company of De Forest, Wisconsin, "Packers of Fancy Peas and Corn" under the brands "Housewife's Pride, Judge Right & First Ro...

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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...

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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: 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.

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