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Industrial Building

Date: 1980-10 

Description: View over roads and railroad tracks of industrial silos for the Brunsell Co. Trucks are parked nearby, and warehouses are on the right.

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1980-09 

Description: Backyard of a house with a swing set and slide shaded by trees.

Postcard

Janesville Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The dam in Janesville.

Date: 1927 

Description: This map shows a plat of city, a numbering system, local streets, railroads, and part of the Rock River. The map is indexed by street name and reads: "Copy...

Date: 1980-09 

Description: Small house with screened-in porch. In the foreground is a fenced-in garden surrounding a telephone pole.

Photograph

Dodge Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view over river of Dodge Street in Janesville looking west.

Photograph

G.A.R. Beloit

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of eight members of the Grand Army of the Republic, including W.H. Wheeler.

Photograph

Raising the Flags

Date:  

Description: Two boys raise the United States and Wisconsin flags in front of their Rock County school.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the old Beloit Public Library. There is a bicycle lying on the lawn near the front entrance.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: First Congregational Church, exterior of building, with trees.

Photograph

Cooksville School

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Cooksville School Class. Teacher Lloyd Porter (top row). First row: Arthur Julseth, Alvin Nording, Walter Weber, _______ Moe, Freddie Zinn, Tollef Lunde, C...

Date: 1956 

Description: The First Lutheran Church on the corner of Randall and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Arthur Pratt Warner, Wisconsin's first aviator, in front of the office of the Warner Instrument Company in Beloit. Warner, who held the patent for an autom...

Photograph

Mary C. and Grandpa

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."

Photograph

Ashburn Family

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...

Photograph

Old Stage Inn

Date: 1955 

Description: View of an old stage inn located about two miles south of Shopiere.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Middle College building, Beloit College.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Entrance arch at Beloit College.

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