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Description: View over overgrown railroad tracks toward a small building's wall which is composed of a variety of stone, brick, and wood.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street of the Farmers Merchants Bank on a corner. On the right are parked cars along the curb in front of "Onsgard Bros." which has a Red Crown...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street towards the Honeysett Oil Co. Filling Station, which is a two-story brick building. A woman and two children are on the stoop of a house...

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: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view through trees of the Rock River, with a railroad bridge and a glimpse of Beloit. There are boaters near sandbars in...

Date: 1886 ca.

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

Postcard

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.

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:  date unknown

Description: East facing view from the Upper Bridge, featuring the Beloit water tower in the distance.

Postcard

Country Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The main building of a country club.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the company buildings and residential area, with view of skyline.

Date: 1984 

Description: A reunion of former members of Hangar 13, an organization of Beloit boys that built and raced model airplanes during the 1930s.

Photograph

Wilson Theater

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Wilson Theater. Standing on sidewalk from left to right are: Delia Berry Wilson, Orpha Wilson, Robert Paul Hollis, and Robert Henry Wilson...

Photograph

Steel Shredder

Date: 1930 

Description: Men use a Farmall tractor and a steel husker-shredder(?) on the farm of Robert Rawley.

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the foreground, Erik Jensen, a minister with his hat in hand, shakes K. Doxstad's hand. Nearby a toddler pulls his own baby carriage. Two carriages, a b...

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of the Round Bridge, part of the C.M. and St. Paul RR. A factory and dam are in the background and dwellings are on...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized view looking down street in the central business district. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are on th...

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Description: View across small section of road (Huebbe Parkway?) towards a mowed field. A large power or telephone tower rises above a group of trees, and more towers a...

Photograph

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks towards depot with railroad train pulling into the station. Passengers are waiting on the platform, and other people are standing...

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