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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...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: First Congregational Church, exterior of building, with trees.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Five foundry workers at Fairbanks, Morse & Company, taking a break just outside the door of the building. Workers names: Solomon Deberry, Curtis Barber, tw...

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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: 1900 ca.

Description: Oval framed view of the industrial area along the Rock River.

Date: 1962 

Description: Exterior of the museum, with a pine tree to the left, partially obstructing the building, and a path to the right.

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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: 1984 

Description: A reunion of former members of Hangar 13, an organization of Beloit boys that built and raced model airplanes during the 1930s.

Postcard

Rock River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Rock River. Postcard text reads "Rock River, N.W. Ry. Bridge, and a glimpse of Beloit, Wis."

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.

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Description: Interior view, perhaps from the entrance, of the Beloit Public Library. There is a large librarian's desk in the center, with freestanding bookshelves on b...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A walking path through the woods, with some people strolling on the pathway.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the dam and power plant over the river, with smokestacks in the background.

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...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of the First Congregational Church and buildings nearby in downtown area.

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Description: Interior view of the Beloit Public Library. There are reading tables with large lamps, bentwood chairs, and bookshelves throughout the room.

Date: 1962 

Description: Exterior of themuseum, with the museum annex on the left.

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:  date unknown

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

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