1 2 3
.

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1879 ca.

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

Postcard

Public School

Date: 1910 

Description: Photographic postcard view from street of the brick public school, with bell tower.

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: 1909 ca.

Description: View down center of unpaved Commerce Street with buildings along a sidewalk on the right, and a building in the distance.

Photograph

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: 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: 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: 1870 ca.

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

Photograph

Dahl Establishment

Date:  

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

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.

Photograph

N.L. Dahl

Date:  

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...

Date: 1932-01-23 

Description: Sherman PTA Players, winners of the 4th Dane Co. Drama Preliminary Contest at DeForest, in the fainting scene in "Bills."

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...

Photograph

Park Hotel

Date:  

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: 1910 ca.

Description: View across lawn towards the high school building, with a bell tower. The message on the back is from Eunice to her twin sister, Emma. She writes, in pa...

Date:  

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: 1874 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.

Date: 1877 ca.

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

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.

1 2 3

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.