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Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view of the library. The library is a stone building with an arched entrance and arched windows on the second floor. T...


Masonic Temple

Date: 1911 

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view from the street of the Masonic Temple on a corner. The Peter Pfeffer haberdasher shop is on the ground floor at t...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: the Williams Free Library, exterior of building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an elevated view of a lake with boathouses along the shore and dwellings in the distance.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view of industrial sector from the cotton mill tower. Two churches are in the background.

Date: 1867 

Description: Birds-eye drawing of Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., depicting street names and street layout, houses, rivers, lakes, and trees. A reference key at the bottom of th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a dam with a mill behind it.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: River view below the Dam at Beaver Dam.


Park Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view down the sidewalk of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. Pedestrians are on the sidewalk in the front of what may be...

Map or Atlas

Beaver Dam Lake

Date: 1961 

Description: This map shows the lake, clubs, resorts, motels, school house, public approaches, and public parks. The back of map includes advertisements and text.


John's — Exterior

Date: 2007-10-19 

Description: "Most of our crew is busy today, so only Shirley and Jim [not pictured] visit John's at 1201 Madison Street, Beaver Dam."

Date: 1940 

Description: This map of Beaver Dam pictorially shows the history of the town. The map was made for the 100th anniversary celebration of Beaver Dam in 1941. The map inc...

Date: 1946 

Description: Front view of the Ackerman farmhouse, built about 1841, located at University Avenue and East Mill Street.

Date: 1877 

Description: Stereograph view of the exterior of Assembly Presbyterian Church, surrounded by trees.


Front Street

Date: 1921 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view down the center of a busy street in the central business district. Many cars are parked at an angle along the curbs. Lampposts line...


Davison Theater

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Exterior of the Davison Theater.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town with homes and factories.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Postcard with three illustrations — the Cotton Mills, the First M.E. Church, and the High School.


The New Dam

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Colorized view of a dam on a river. There is a factory behind the trees in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a foundry. There are workmen standing near the entrance.

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