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Date: 1877 before
Description: Railroad wreck on the W.U. Road, Beloit, Wisconsin.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.
Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...
Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.
Date: 1885 after
Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.
Date: 1873 ca.
Description: Stereograph of Pastor Claus Friman Magelssen (1830-1904), his second wife Marie Schlambusch Magelssen, and their family sit around a table set for coffee....
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Pauline pottery building. Standing in front are the potters who work there.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.
Description: Pastor Claus Friman Magelssen (1830-1904), his second wife Marie Schlambusch Magelssen, and their family sit around a table set for coffee in the foregroun...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Window display in Bort, Bailey & Co. store on the occasion of a Civil War Veterans' reunion. In the window is a display of images of President Lincoln, Gen...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with a parapet roof on Maple Beach Road. People are in front of the inn. Ha...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Beloit, with insets of Beloit College, Beloit High School, and Memorial Hall.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Street.
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Several looms in the instructional weaving facility at the State School for the Blind.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...
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