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Map or Atlas

City Map of Beloit

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows land ownership by name, local streets, railroads, parks, college grounds, schools, cemeteries, and part of Rock River. The upper left margin...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

East Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The 5 and 10 cent store, with the Yale bakery, and a restaurant on East Grand Avenue visible from the bridge.

Photograph

Church Picnic

Date: 1976 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Locomotive engine #8240 of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1945-05-13 

Description: Frances Reneau with her son Thomas on her lap seated on a lawn on a residential street. Mrs. Reneau wears a corsage on her lapel and the toddler, Thomas, h...

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Description: A mobile home sits alone at the edge of an empty field adjacent to a septic tank and telephone pole.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view across a dam towards a factory on the Rock River. Dwellings are on the far bank on the right.

Date: 1980-04-16 

Description: View from across street of a rectangular dilapidated building featuring arched windows. A billboard for H. Dan Wright Insurance is under the fire escape.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view through trees towards the Rock River, with a railroad bridge running across it in the distance. Beyond are factories and commercial...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.

Photograph

Service Station

Date: 1979-11-18 

Description: An electrical box on a wooden pole is in the center foreground. Behind it is a street, and on the other side of the street is a Phillips 66 service station...

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Description: Interior view of the Beloit Public Library. The library opened in 1903 and Andrew Carnegie funded library construction with $25,000. Three women are seated...

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Description: View across road, perhaps Pleasant Street, of industrial buildings. In the foreground is a drinking fountain and picnic table. Two cars are parked nearby.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized view of a textile factory with large windows and a loading dock on the side.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Depot at Beloit.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Beloit.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An auto-trailer, an early trailer manufactured by the Highway Trailer Company of Edgerton. The company began by manufacturing trailers designed for farmer...

Postcard

Beta House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Beta House on the Beloit College Campus.

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