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Photograph

Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view in winter of the Wisconsin School for the Blind. In the foreground is a gateway and fence.

Date: 1880 

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: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior of the State School for the Blind, perhaps a study or room for recreation. Included in the room are several tables with small models, a piano, and...

Photograph

Railroad Wreck

Date: 1877 before

Description: Railroad wreck on the W.U. Road, Beloit, Wisconsin.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: This is possibly a Gullik K. Springen family portrait.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Sleeping quarters at the State School for the Blind, with four single beds, a dresser, a chair, and a table.

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: 1868 

Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype of William Cowper Noyes as an infant. Son of William B. Noyes and Julia (Page) Noyes of Janesville. William died at the age o...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map showing a plat of the city, land ownership by name, wards by number, local streets, buildings, fair grounds, nurseries, and part of Rock River. The map...

Photograph

The Lappin Block

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...

Drawing

The Rock River

Date: 1868 ca.

Description: The Rock River.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.

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...

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

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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