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Postcard

Downtown Beloit

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Beloit.

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the industrial area along the Rock River.

Photograph

Portland Avenue

Date:  

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:  

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized view of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. A church is on the left corner. A horse and cart are parked next to the curb further d...

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a residential neighborhood with large houses with porches.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood featuring large houses with porches. There is an automobile driving down the street and a man w...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Fraternity Row at Beloit College.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Trolley car driving along Grand Avenue, with people walking on the sidewalks next to storefronts.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the New West Side Catholic Church. There are two entrances in the front.

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized view looking down street in the central business district. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are on th...

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.

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Wisconsin's First Aviator Historic Marker

Date: 1964-08-19 

Description: A number of Early Birds of Aviation acquaintances, men who flew solo prior to December 17, 1916, came together to honor A.P. Warner and the historical mark...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of First Congregational Church in winter.

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