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Edgerton, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Santa Claus surrounded by children at a Christmas Party sponsored by the United Automobile Workers Local 121 of Janesville.


Masonic Temple

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of an exterior view of the men's dormitories at Beloit College.

Date:  date unknown

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


Description: Portion of a census showing the industrial schedule for Beloit, Wisconsin, in Rock County during the year ending June 1, 1850.

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of the exterior of a house with a family posing in front.

Date: 1925 

Description: Charles E. Brown stands beside a chain and crank operated water pump. Brown was the curator of the museum of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin and...


Samuel Chase


Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Sergeant Samuel Chase, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline down Rock River, with the Northwestern Railway bridge and Beloit College in the far background.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The fountain in Court House Park.

Date: 1962 

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


No. 1 Cotton Mill

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.

Date: 1911 

Description: This map shows streets, railroads, the city house numbering system, and the Rock River. The left margin includes a street index.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodrich and turned into an...


Milwaukee Street

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Street with trolley and horse-drawn vehicles.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Frame house on corner lot, with stone retaining wall.

Date: 1973 

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

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