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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Frances Willard School house built in 1853.

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Description: Composite image of college buildings: College Chapel, Emerson Hall, and Science Hall.

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Description: Elevated view over a freight train of the Nutrena Feeds factory.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of bedroom with a baby crib in front of one window and a rocking chair in front of the other.

Date: 1980-04-21 

Description: Across a street leading to 51 is a parking lot with a single automobile parked in a lot near a church. Across the street to the left is a Shell gas station...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of airplane races at the Janesville airport, including airplanes on the landing field, airport structures, cars parked around the airport, and...

Postcard

Janesville Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The dam in Janesville.

Postcard

Beta House

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Beta House on the Beloit College Campus.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Twenty-one members of the Gullik K. Springen family, and one dog, in a farmyard with carriage, two-story stone house, wood barn and stone barn in the backg...

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.

Photograph

Hops Field

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Group of men, women and children gathered in a hops field, possibly that of Paul Saavles. The women wear hoods.

Date: 1911 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view across a dam towards a factory on the Rock River. Dwellings are on the far bank on the right.

Photograph

Milton Academy

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: In 1844 Joseph Goodrich founded Milton Academy and built the first gravel and mortar building in the town. (Note that the Milton House is often called the...

Date: 1980-09 

Description: Backyard of a house with a swing set and slide shaded by trees.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. There is large librarian's desk, with a bust of Abraham Lincoln to the right. Behind the desk are two colum...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Arthur Pratt Warner, Wisconsin's first aviator, in front of the office of the Warner Instrument Company in Beloit. Warner, who held the patent for an autom...

Date: 1973 

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

Photograph

A.W. Agnew Farm

Date: 1931 ca.

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

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