The Halle Steensland Family at home. Steensland was co-founder of the Hekla Insurance Co., Madison, along with "Johnny" Johnson (Gisholt Machinery). Home now located at 733 Lakewood Boulevard, Village of Maple Bluff. From the left: Morten, Mr. Steensland, Henry, Edward, Sophia Steensland, Helen, and seated in front, Halbert. Madison, Wisconsin, ca. 1876.
(Born: 1832 - Dead: 1910 - Further information: Born Sandeid, Rogaland; imm. 1854; founder and leader of Heckla Fire Insurance Society, Madison, Wis. 1866-90; founder and president of Savings Loan and Trust Co., Madison, Wis. 1890-1910; Norwegian-Swedish consul 1872-1905, Swedish consul 1905-10.)
Dahl, Andreas Larsen
(Born: 1844 - Dead: 1923 - Occupation: Pastor, Photographer - Further information: Andreas (Andrew) Larsen Dahl, born 1844 in Skrautvål, Valdres, emigrated to Wisconsin in 1868. During the 1870s he was a traveling photographer, primarily in Dane county, Wisconsin and neighboring counties. His photographs are of exceptional quality regarding both choice of motifs and technique. Dahl stopped taking pictures in 1883 when he was ordained as a Lutheran pastor. He was a dedicated minister during the next 40 years of his life. Dahl died in 1923, and his surviving photographs are now in the collection of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.)
State Historical Society of Wisconsin - Andrew Dahl Collection
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