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Water Works

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: Tornado damage showing a broken, twisted tree laying on the ground and on the roof of a farmhouse. The roof and wall have been crushed.

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: 1931-09-21 

Description: Destroyed farm building next to a standing barn. Agricultural equipment is in the foreground.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the exterior of a house with a family posing in front.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Rock River with trees along the banks. There is a smokestack in the distance.


Goodwin Block

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized, exterior view from the street of the Goodwin block, featuring a hotel and a pharmacy. Several bicycles are parked at the curb.


Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view across lawn towards the women's dorms at Beloit College.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Fraternity Row at Beloit College.


Merry Go Round

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Children pose on a merry-go-round (carousel) in the Edgerton Public Park. The rear wall of a church forms the background, and there appears to be a bridge...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized view of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. A church is on the left corner. A horse and cart are parked next to the curb further d...

Map or Atlas

Beloit College Campus

Date: 1949 

Description: This map of the Beloit College Campus is a pictorial depiction of the layout of campus including buildings and students depicted as Shmoos (popular cartoon...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the student union on the Beloit College Campus.

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Ninth plate ferrotype/tintype of William Cowper Noyes as an infant. Son of William B. Noyes and Julia (Page) Noyes of Janesville. William died at the age o...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view from riverbank of the Upper Bridge crossing the Rock River into Beloit. A man is in a rowboat in the foreground. In the background...


Rebuilt Canuck

Date: 1928-08-31 

Description: Horace Hill, Pete Brandenberg, and unidentified children at the Beloit Airport with a Canuck airplane rebuilt by Allen Loveland. Surplus Canucks, as the Cu...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: View down tracks towards a depot on the left, and a railroad train on the far track near a water tower on the right. Passengers are standing on the platfor...


Model Builders

Date: 1934 

Description: The members of Hangar 13, a group of Beloit youth organized to build and race model airplanes. Conrad Hansen, their organizer, is standing at left in the b...


Description: Interior view of the Magnolia Cheese Factory.

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