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Increase Lapham Examining a Meteorite

Date: 1871
Description: Stereograph portrait of Increase Allen Lapham (1811-1875) examining the sixth fragment of a 33 lb. meteorite found in Trenton, Washington County, Wisconsin...
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Eilert Farm Equipment Exterior

Date: 1938
Description: The front of the Eilert Farm Equipment Company, an International Harvester dealership. The image was on the cover of a brochure titled the "McCormick-Deeri...
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Soldiers' Orphans Home

Date: 1870
Description: Stereograph of Soldiers' Orphans Home, formerly Harvey Hospital. The octagon house was originally built for Governor Leonard J. Farwell and designed by Aug...
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Waiting For Pure Fresh Milk

Date: 1889
Description: Stereograph of a posed scene showing a woman milking a cow as two other women stand waiting at an open barn door. On the left a man at a hand-pump is behin...
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High Rock

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Description: North face of High Rock. Two women are sitting on the sandy beach, one child is playing along the shoreline near a rowboat and canoe pulled up on the sandy...
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Park Hotel

Date: 1871
Description: Exterior view of the Park Hotel. Among its fine features are black walnut trim, Brussels carpet, marble-topped furniture, and spring beds. The hotel was on...
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Williamson Street

Date: 1874
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...
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Town on Mississippi River in Winter

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Description: View across the Mississippi River showing a town located on a bluff, possibly Fountain City and Eagle Bluff, covered with snow.
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The Grand Regatta at Devil's Lake

Date: 1877
Description: "The Grand Regatta, at Devil's Lake, Sauk County, June 21st & 22nd, 1877", with spectators watching rowing shells race.
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Professor R.B. Anderson, his Family and Visitors

Date: 1877
Description: "Professor R.B. Anderson, his Family & Visitors." Seated outdoors left to right around a table are: Mrs. R.B. Anderson, H. Herlofson, Professor Rasmus B. A...
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Congregationalist Church

Date: 1874
Description: Elevated view towards the northwest across West Washington Avenue of the Congregationalist Church. Main Hall (now Bascom Hall) of the University of Wiscons...
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Interior of Grace Episcopal Church

Date: 1876
Description: Interior of Grace Episcopal Church, decorated with garlands. This may not be a photograph made by Dahl because the size of the stereograph is uncharacteris...
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Group in front of Wisconsin State Capitol

Date: 1875
Description: Small group in front of the Wisconsin State Capitol viewed from East Washington Avenue. Some telegraph wires are strung across foreground. The card is fro...
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Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen and Family

Date: 1878
Description: The Reverend Peter Andreas Rasmussen (1829-1898), his wife Ragnhild Holland Rasmussen and their eight children sit around a table in the yard of their hous...
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Reverend John N. Fjeld and Family

Date: 1876
Description: The Reverend John N. Fjeld, pastor of the Vermont Lutheran Church, enjoying coffee and a pipe with his family. His wife Gunhild on left (it could be his se...
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Interior of Norwegian-American Lutheran Church

Date: 1874
Description: The interior of a Norwegian-American Lutheran Church decorated with garlands and religious admonitions in Norwegian.
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Lodi From Cemetery Hill

Date: 1876
Description: A view of the town of Lodi as viewed from the hill north of the cemetery.
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St. Anthony Falls

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

Date: 1874
Description: A view from the 300 Block of State Street, looking east toward the Wisconsin State Capitol.
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View up Wisconsin Avenue toward Lake Mendota

Date: 1876
Description: Elevated view from the Wisconsin State Capitol looking north to Lake Mendota along Wisconsin Avenue. City Hall is on the left, built in 1858, and the Feder...

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