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Date: 1865 before
Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view over river of Dodge Street in Janesville looking west.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Several looms in the instructional weaving facility at the State School for the Blind.
Date: 1890-06-18 ca.
Description: Group portrait outdoors of the reunion of Company F, 16th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, held at the farm of George W. Dibble in Rock County. Back row, left...
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.
Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.
Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....
Date: 1895 after
Description: Drawing of the Edward Dwight Eaton Chapel at Beloit College. Note on the drawing says: "Patton & Fisher Archts, Chicago."
Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.
Date: 1872 ca.
Description: View of the Orfordville Lutheran Church, built in 1871-1872, surrounded by a white picket fence. The pastor at the time of the photograph was Johannes Mull...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Janesville on the Rock River.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from the cupola of the old Jefferson School. The large building in the upper left is the Hyatt House, which burned in 1867.
Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...
Description: An interior view of the front parlor at 165 N. High Street.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: This map of Beloit shows labeled wards, plat of town, roads, railroads, the Rock River, city boundaries, and land ownership by name. The back of the map is...
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View, from a distance, of Fulton Street in Edgerton. A church is in the distance.
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...
Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.
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