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Date: 1962 

Description: Entrance marker to the museum.


Main Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. A group of women are looking in store windows on the right.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Business card of Edward Rohloff, a traveling salesman for Willson's Monarch Laboratory, a manufacturer of patent medications in the early part of the 1900s...

Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Wyler School for Boys.


Milton House Cabin

Date: 1935 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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wooded path on campus of Beloit College.

Date: 1836 ca.

Description: This map is ink on tracing paper and shows block numbers, streets, lot numbers of block no. 6, and a public square in Newburgh, a paper city (a city planne...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. A streetcar is in the distance and horses and buggies are in the foreground.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Birthplace of Carrie Jacobs Bond.

Date: 1981-05 

Description: View across road of building on East Main Street.

Date:  date unknown

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


Vin Fiz Evidence

Date: 1953 

Description: Jesse Brabazon, pioneer aviator from Delavan, displaying fabric from the Vin Fiz, the airplane in which Calbraith P. Rodgers made the first transcon...

Date: 1978-06-22 

Description: View of carnival with a water tower in the background. There are trailers, and a carousel is on the left. Carts selling food like popcorn and sausage are p...


Andrews House

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: View of the Andrews house, the birthplace and home of Roy Chapman Andrews.

Date: 1987 

Description: Employees of the General Motors plant in head to work.


A.W. Agnew Farm

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Barn and two silos on the farm of A.W. Agnew.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Twenty-one children are seated on wooden benches and the ground in front of a square frame house with a hip roof and cupola. The Reverend Erik Jensen (1841...

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Map or Atlas

Map of Beloit

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: This colorful map of Beloit shows roads, railroads, rivers, creeks, business districts, industrial areas, and parks and recreation areas. The map includes...

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