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Photograph

Fulton Street

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.

Photograph

Railroad Wreck

Date: 1877 before

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

Date: 1885 

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: 1893 ca.

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

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Pauline pottery building. Standing in front are the potters who work there.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: This is identified as the Jacob Larsen farm, but pictured are Ole Ashburn and his second wife seated in the yard with a table between them. The frame house...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Middle College building with a group of people.

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...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior of the second Rock County Court House which stood from 1896 to 1955. The Architect was E. Townsend Mix.

Photograph

J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

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: 1873 

Description: Atlas map of Janesville township.

Photograph

Milton Academy

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: In 1844 Joseph Goodrich founded Milton Academy and built the first gravel and mortar building in the town. (Note that the Milton House is often called the...

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...

Photograph

Chris Early

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Chris Early, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Died on May 18, 1865 of a disease.

Date: 1890 

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Date: 1877 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Janesville on the Rock River.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Beloit with insets of Williams Engine Works, Eclipse Wind Engine Co., and John Foster & Co.

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