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Date: 1800 after

Description: This map on two sheets shows a group of ancient mounds near the southeast corner of the city of Beloit and a group of ancient mounds north of Rockton Stati...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2871, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

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...

Date: 1978-06-22 

Description: View of carnival with a water tower in the background. There are trailers, and a carousel is on the left. Carts selling food like popcorn and sausage are p...

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of a square in the central business district. A cable car runs down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are parked a...

Date: 1973 

Description: This map is a photocopy of the original plat of Beloit from 1838. The map shows labeled roads, lots, and rivers.

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

Portland Avenue

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Description: A sign prominently displays "OPEN THANKSGIVING DAI" in the top left corner of the frame. Across Third Street behind the sign is the 88 Tavern. Down Portlan...

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view down sidewalk along tree-lined street in the central business district. On the right is a large marble building, and on the left si...

Postcard

Beloit Hospital

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Beloit Hospital.

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...

Photograph

Electric Sign

Date:  

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

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Postcard

Downtown Beloit

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown.

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.

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of the Beloit College campus. From left to right the buildings are identified by handwriting: library, art hall, men's gymnasium, middle col...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. A streetcar is in the distance and horses and buggies are in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Hanchett Block

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: View of street corner on Hanchett's block, on the northeast corner of State and Brood streets, with a newspaper stand, clothing store, and a labor temple....

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