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Photograph

Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.

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Description: Memohead of the Rock River Cotton Company, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building on the left, and a branch of the cotton plant with b...

Date: 1925-07 

Description: Burial site of Gjermund Hansen (1786-1840), said to be the first Norwegian immigrant buried in Wisconsin.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: View of the Lincoln Bedroom displaying the bed and chair.

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:  date unknown

Description: In the foreground, Erik Jensen, a minister with his hat in hand, shakes K. Doxstad's hand. Nearby a toddler pulls his own baby carriage. Two carriages, a b...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior of the second Rock County Court House which stood from 1896 to 1955. The Architect was E. Townsend Mix.

Photograph

Skavlem Monument

Date: 1925 

Description: The dedication ceremony of the Skavlem Monument, lead by Rev. Gustav Stearns. The monument was dedicated to the "oldest Norwegian immigrant", born 1760, di...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1858 

Description: Drawing of the exterior of the Shopiere Flouring Mill. Several men, some in a horse-drawn wagon are in front of the building.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The residence of Carrie Jacobs Bond. On the postcard the text reads: "Where she wrote 'I Love You Truly.'" There is a plaque on a stone in the front lawn.

Date: 1907 ca.

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

Date: 1960 

Description: Republican presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon speaks at an outdoor event. There is an airplane in the background. Patricia Nixon is shown seated behin...

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Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the Frances Willard School with an American flag near the front door.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Safety Patrol training class at a rural Rock County school.

Date: 1962 

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

Photograph

The Lappin Block

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...

Date: 1987 

Description: An automobile frame on the assembly line at the General Motors plant.

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Exterior of Congregational Church.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Science Hall at Beloit College.

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