1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the industrial area along the Rock River.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: The College Chapel.

Photograph

Porter House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the William Porter house. It was built and designed by Lucas Bradley in the cottage Gothic style in 1855.

Photograph

Pleasant Street

Date: 1980-03-24 

Description: A birch tree is in the center foreground. Behind it is a municipal parking lot with an automobile parked in it near the storefront of Neubauer's Sporting G...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Third Wisconsin Civil War veterans' reunion, posed on the lawn in front of the Beloit Public Library.

Date:  

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

Vin Fiz Evidence

Date: 1953 

Description: Jesse Brabazon, pioneer aviator from Delavan, displaying fabric from the Vin Fiz, the airplane in which Calbraith P. Rodgers made the first transcon...

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: 1980-04-16 

Description: On the left the wall of a brick industrial building features a painted sign for Kades Motor Parts. In the background is a dumpster and a truck parked behin...

Date:  

Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. Walter Wheeler and her infant.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a residential street in Beloit.

Photograph

Church Picnic

Date: 1976 

Description: A group of African Americans gathered at a picnic table for an outdoor church picnic.

Date: 1895 after

Description: Drawing of the Edward Dwight Eaton Chapel at Beloit College. Note on the drawing says: "Patton & Fisher Archts, Chicago."

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of City Park featuring a mounted cannon. There are houses and perhaps a church in the far background.

Date:  

Description: Photographic copy of an artist's rendering of an exterior view of the Beloit Public Library. Of note is the following above the main entrance: "Carnegie Pu...

Date: 1949-02-27 

Description: Aerial view of Beloit, Wisconsin.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.