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Photograph

Charles Baker

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Charles Baker, Company B, 14th Wisconsin Infantry, who was killed in action.

Photograph

Samuel Chase

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Sergeant Samuel Chase, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a residential street in Beloit.

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the iron works and river. There is another factory on the opposite side of the river behind the trees on the right.

Photograph

East Grand Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down East Grand Avenue of the business district with a shoe business at the end of the street and the Hilton Hotel to the left.

Photograph

Electric Sign

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Description: An electric sign for "The Manor / 2 Blocks / Dining" towers over a long, one-story building.

Date: 1909-11-04 

Description: Color postcard depicting Arthur Pratt Warner of Beloit flying his Curtiss Pusher for the first time, November 4, 1909. Warner was the first person in Wisc...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posed in a gazebo buil...

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...

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Description: Parking lot behind Ace Hardware. A few cars are parked, and behind them is a Dairy Queen on the right. In the center on a low hill is the support structure...

Postcard

Rock River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Rock River with the Northwestern Railroad Bridge in the foreground and Beloit in the background.

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.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Arthur Pratt Warner, Wisconsin's first aviator, in front of the office of the Warner Instrument Company in Beloit. Warner, who held the patent for an autom...

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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...

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Description: Portion of a census showing the industrial schedule for Beloit, Wisconsin, in Rock County during the year ending June 1, 1850.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...

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Description: Exterior view of the Beloit Public Library. The reverse of the image has a note: "1903, Carnegie bldg, cost $25,000 - Patton + Miller, Chicago, Arch."

Postcard

Downtown Beloit

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Beloit.

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.

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