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Date: 1875 ca.

Description: This is identified as the Jacob Larsen farm, but pictured are Ole Ashburn and his second wife seated in the yard with a table between them. The frame house...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Group portrait of men and women at a Civil War reunion posed on the steps in front of a building. Those identified are 4) C. W. Sackett of Beloit 5) Herman...

Book or Pamphlet

Lost Camera Sign

Date: 1903 

Description: Sign posted on a fence announcing a lost camera near the town of Prairie du Sac and requesting its return to Herbert Fowler.


Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

Date: 1925 

Description: A log cabin and frame house behind the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was...


Bird's Eye View

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view of town with farm fields in the foreground, and low, rolling hills in the background. There is a church steeple in the far background on the...


Samuel Bell

Date: 1908 

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


Description: Interior view of the Magnolia Cheese Factory.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A house, probably one of the earliest in the area, located near Luther Valley. Adjoining property belonging to a family named Clausen (at the time of the p...


Sigma Chi House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Sigma Chi House on the Beloit College Campus.

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there unt...


Rebuilt Canuck

Date: 1928-08-31 

Description: Horace Hill, Pete Brandenberg, and unidentified children at the Beloit Airport with a Canuck airplane rebuilt by Allen Loveland. Surplus Canucks, as the Cu...

Date: 1906 

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Beulah Irene Miller dressed for her graduation from Evansville (Wisconsin) High School. Her l...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Hotel Myers, in downtown Janesville. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there until his father, Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones moved th...


Description: The Wisconsin School for the Blind in Janesville.

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.


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.

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