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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View across wooden platform of a brick high school on a hill surrounded by a fence. The school has a mansard roof and what appears to be a bell tower above...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of a log cabin with a front porch and vines growing on the side.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a residential street in Beloit.

Date: 1953 

Description: This map of Beloit shows existing platted streets or highways and proposed street right of way. The map reads: "I hereby certify that this is the official...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Five foundry workers at Fairbanks, Morse & Company, taking a break just outside the door of the building. Workers names: Solomon Deberry, Curtis Barber, tw...

Photograph

Portland Avenue

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Description: A sign prominently displays "OPEN THANKSGIVING DAI" in the top left corner of the frame. Across Third Street behind the sign is the 88 Tavern. Down Portlan...

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Description: Memohead of Keeler Lumber & Fuel Company of Beloit, Wisconsin, a dealer in lumber and coal, with a tree stump, a pile of smoldering coal, and wisps of smok...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Tudor-style Beta Fraternity House on the Beloit College Campus.

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Description: Parking lot behind Ace Hardware. A few cars are parked, and behind them is a Dairy Queen on the right. In the center on a low hill is the support structure...

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Fraternity Row at Beloit College.

Photograph

Nursing Home

Date: 1980-11 

Description: Wisconsin farmland featuring a small tree in the foreground, a telephone pole and fence in the middle distance, and farm buildings in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of an octagonal bandstand in a city park.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Colorized, elevated view of the Fairbanks-Morse factory complex.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Science Hall at Beloit College.

Postcard

Rock River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Rock River with the Northwestern Railroad Bridge in the foreground and Beloit in the background.

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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Entrance arch at Beloit College.

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Description: Photographic copy of an artist's rendering of an exterior view of the Beloit Public Library. Of note is the following above the main entrance: "Carnegie Pu...

Photograph

Hamlin Garland

Date: 1930 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Hamlin Garland, upon the occasion of receiving the honorary degree, Doctor of Letters, from Beloit College.

Postcard

Beta House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Beta House on the Beloit College Campus.

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