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Main Street

Date: 1873
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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Tobacco Field

Date: August 24 1929
Description: Farmer standing in tobacco field, with crop ready to harvest.
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DeForest State Bank

Date: September 12 1933
Description: A group of people gathers in front of the DeForest State Bank, site of a robbery.
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Cashiers at DeForest State Bank

Date: September 12 1933
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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Sherman PTA Play Cast

Date: January 23 1932
Description: Sherman PTA Players, winners of the 4th Dane Co. Drama Preliminary Contest at DeForest, in the fainting scene in "Bills."
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Pasture with Brick House and Barns

Date: 1870
Description: A pasture is in the foreground with a brick house, barn and connected outbuildings behind it.
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Anders Moldstad Family

Date: 1880
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...
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Nels Dahl Family

Date: 1871
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...
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Knut Knudesen Family

Date: 1869
Description: Knut Knudesen family in yard of large brick house with shuttered windows, stone foundation and trellis at porch.
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Andreas Dahl's Photographic Gallery

Date: 1878
Description: Exterior view of Andreas Dahl's photographic gallery. The gallery is attached to his house.
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A.L. Dahl's Photography Studio

Date: 1877
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...
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Caroline Keyser Preus's Funeral Wreath

Date: 1880
Description: Funeral wreath of Caroline Keyser Preus, the wife of Lutheran minister Herman Amberg Preus.
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Studio Photograph of Norwegian Bible

Date: 1879
Description: Norwegian Bible opened to the first page of the book of John.
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Portrait of Boy and Girl

Date: 1878
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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Portrait of Nels Dahl

Date: 1874
Description: Studio portrait of A.L. Dahl's brother, Nels.
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First School House in DeForest Wis.

Date: 1875
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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Ingeborg Dahl

Date: 1871
Description: The studio portrait of Ingeborg Dahl made after her marriage to Nels, the photographer's brother.
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Gjertrud Amundsen Dahl

Date: 1878
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...
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Catalogue Of Stereoscopic Views: Families

Date: 1877
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...
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Catalogue Of Stereoscopic Views: Towns

Date: 1877
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...

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