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Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The Christian Keyser Preus family posed in the yard of the Spring Prairie parsonage with horse-drawn vehicles, and ducks. Behind them is a rural frame hous...


Remember Ellsworth!

Date: 1861 

Description: Letterhead illustration of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth, the first casualty of the Civil War, under the caption "Remember Ellsworth!" Colonel Ellsworth was kill...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Asa Preston (1816-1892) stands in front of his blacksmith's shop with his sons David (1840-1904) and John (1842-1898) behind him and a variety of items mad...


Oxmobile "Pioneer"

Date: 1875 

Description: Team of oxen pulling a wagon in front of Schuette Brothers store grain warehouse on a muddy Jay Street. The man standing with the oxen is likely Fred Wilke...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the Wisconsin State Treasurer, Sewell A. Peterson, home on South Fairchild Street. The photograph is taken looking through the parlor a...


Bay View

Date: 1886 

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee looking north from Bay View.


John C. Frazee

Date: 1865 after

Description: Ferrotype/tintype of John C. Frazee, 1857-1929. Quarter-length portrait facing slightly left, wearing suit coat, vest and white shirt. Hand-coloring on che...

Date: 1860 

Description: View of an old cabin, built in 1860, on grounds of the Bedford Springs Hotel. The cabin abuts a shrub-lined dirt road and a pedestrian can be seen in the...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "St. Anthony Falls" photographed during the "Norwegian Lutheran Synod held at Minneapolis, Minn., 1875," as listed in Dahl's 1877 "Catalogue of Stereoscopi...


Newell Dodge House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: A view looking southeast of the Newell H. and Helen Dodge residence at 1121 West Johnson Street, on the corner of North Charter Street. The house may have...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Several looms in the instructional weaving facility at the State School for the Blind.

Date: 1876-07-04 ca.

Description: Two men stand by a wagon on which is written "A.L. Dahl Landscape Photographer." The photographer stands on the left side of the view. The flag on the side...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: A family is seated at the end of a tree-lined path. A frame house is behind and a boy sits on its porch roof. A woman sits on a cushioned rocking chair out...



Date: 1898 

Description: Apaches at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Date: 1899 

Description: A plat map of the township of Westport.


Williamson Street

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View looking southwest down the 600 block of Williamson Street to the East Madison Passenger Depot of the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad. There are frame...

Date: 1846 

Description: Two pages of Samuel Marshall's 1846 diary, filled with daily entries.

Date: 1876 before

Description: Stereograph. Elevated view looking roughly south, the foreground overlooks a residential neighborhood. On the far shoreline, smoke clouds spew out from lar...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Lake Mendota shore looking west with A.L. Dahl's photographer's wagon on shore and the Wisconsin State Capitol visible in the background.

Date: 1862-01-04 

Description: Engraving of the city of Superior and Lake Superior, also depicting railroad piers, Minnesota Point, and the steamboat "Star". The engraving appears on a l...

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