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Beloit Hospital

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the Beloit Hospital from an intersection. There are people sitting on a second floor balcony in a building on the corner. A person is riding a bicy...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1937-01-07 

Description: A traveling salesman with Willson's Monarch Labs stands beside the horse-drawn wagon that took him on sales routes in rural Wisconsin. Willson manufactured...

Map or Atlas

City Map of Beloit

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, parks, college grounds, schools, cemeteries, and part of Rock River. The upper left margin...

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.

Date: 1960 

Description: Parking lot at the General Motors plant.

Date: 1924 

Description: This map of Janesville was distrusted by the Fifield Lumber Company and features labeled streets, the Rock River, and Fifield Lumber Company buildings in r...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

Date: 1945-05-13 

Description: Frances Reneau with her son Thomas on her lap seated on a lawn on a residential street. Mrs. Reneau wears a corsage on her lapel and the toddler, Thomas, h...

Photograph

Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.

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Description: Weed control unit of the Rock County Highway Department showing the equipment used to spray weeds along the highways.

Photograph

On the Stateline

Date: 1980-04 

Description: View across stateline road towards a wooden fence lining the road on the opposite side. A few trees and buildings can be seen over the fence.

Date: 1951 

Description: Tallman Homestead Marker with automobiles in the background.

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: View from road of storm damage to a farm. The barn roof has blown off. Men are working on the roof, which has exposed roof timbers. In the foreground are t...

Date: 1938-05-27 

Description: Right side view of the engine no. 1277, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

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.

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Description: View of the bridge over water, with a building behind it.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a residential street in Beloit.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Champion Buckle of Janesville, Wisconsin, a buckle manufacturer, with an image of leather strapping fastened with a buckle. Various buckles a...

Photograph

Railroad Wreck

Date: 1877 before

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

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