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Walter Wheeler

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Walter Wheeler.


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

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.


Model Builders

Date: 1934 

Description: The members of Hangar 13, a group of Beloit youth organized to build and race model airplanes. Conrad Hansen, their organizer, is standing at left in the b...

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...


Beloit Hospital

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Beloit Hospital.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of a log cabin with a front porch and vines growing on the side.

Date: 1910 after

Description: The Beloit Public Library. There is a handwritten note: This is just a few steps from the C & N.W. depot." L.E.K.

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: 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...


Al's Snack Shop


Description: View from parking lot of cars parked in front of Al's Snack Shop. There are awnings over the entrances and two large windows with neon signs.


Samuel Bell

Date: 1908 

Description: Samuel Bell, M.D. (1841-1913) of Beloit, Wisconsin.


Church Picnic

Date: 1976 

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

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.


Downtown Beloit

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Beloit.

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 postcard view of the exterior of the First Congregational Church on a tree-lined street.

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...


Masonic Temple

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized exterior view of the masonic temple, a large brick and stone building with an arched entrance.


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."

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