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Downtown Beloit

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown.

Date: 1875 

Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Beloit College Observatory.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Workers in the Parker Pen Screw Machine Department.

Photograph

Skavlem Monument

Date: 1925 

Description: The Skavlem monument, dedicated to the "oldest Norwegian immigrant", born 1760, died 1841.

Photograph

Model Builders

Date: 1934 

Description: The members of Hangar 13, a group of Beloit youth organized to build and race model airplanes. Conrad Hansen, their organizer, is standing at left in the b...

Photograph

Old Stage Inn

Date: 1955 

Description: View of an old stage inn located about two miles south of Shopiere.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The railroad bridge over the Rock River.

Photograph

Milton House

Date: 1900 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: 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...

Photograph

Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Side and front view of Luther Valley Church, built in 1872.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles downtown. A street-railroad track runs down the middle of the road.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

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.

Date: 1959 

Description: Interstate construction at the Colley Road and I-90 overpass in Rock County. The contractor is Shappert Engineering Company.

Date: 1913 ca.

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

Postcard

Water Works

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Oval-framed view of the industrial area along the Rock River.

Photograph

Walter Wheeler

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Walter Wheeler.

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