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.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.


Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-01-08 

Description: Man using a Toledo scale at the Mernick Dairy.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Front view of the Van Pool Brothers office, where the Master Builders' Association of Wisconsin was founded.


Tallman House

Date: 1952-08 

Description: View of Tallman House from driveway.


Beloit High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of old Beloit High School.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of a square in the central business district. A cable car runs down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are parked a...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Several looms in the instructional weaving facility at the State School for the Blind.

Date: 1868 

Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.

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: 1980-09 

Description: Small house with screened-in porch. In the foreground is a fenced-in garden surrounding a telephone pole.

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of the First Congregational Church and buildings nearby in downtown area.

Date: 1875 ca.

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

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Music recital room at the State School for the Blind with seven rows of seating, a piano and cello. Adorning the front wall is the Latin phrase "Lux Oritur...


Industrial Building

Date: 1980-10 

Description: View over roads and railroad tracks of industrial silos for the Brunsell Co. Trucks are parked nearby, and warehouses are on the right.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. There are several display cases filled with taxidermy, including a pelican, and coral. There is a deer head...

Date: 1925-07 

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

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...


Description: View over overgrown railroad tracks toward a small building's wall which is composed of a variety of stone, brick, and wood.

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