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Milton House

Date: 1955 

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...

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the iron works and river. There is another factory on the opposite side of the river behind the trees on the right.

Photograph

Public Bathroom

Date:  

Description: A path leads up to large multi-stall outhouse or public bathroom, which stands alone in a grassy field in front of some trees.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Court House Park from Court Street looking southeast. The Civil War monument can be seen near the center, behind is the old courthouse which was replaced...

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: 1913 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Municipal hospital. Flowers and trees are on the lawn.

Photograph

Cooksville School

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Cooksville School Class. Teacher Lloyd Porter (top row). First row: Arthur Julseth, Alvin Nording, Walter Weber, _______ Moe, Freddie Zinn, Tollef Lunde, C...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Rock River, with a large smokestack and water tower on the left. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there u...

Date: 1981-05 

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

Date: 1960 ca.

Description: This blue line print map shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, some landownership, roads, and railroads. The map includes manuscript annotations of a...

Postcard

Sigma Chi House

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: Destroyed farm building next to a standing barn. Agricultural equipment is in the foreground.

Date: 1890 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Beloit with insets of Williams Engine Works, Eclipse Wind Engine Co., and John Foster & Co.

Photograph

W.H. Wheeler

Date:  

Description: Studio portrait of W.H. Wheeler seated in a tassled chair.

Postcard

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.

Photograph

College Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of entrance to White Park from the intersection of College Street and Bushnell Street, which are unpaved. A young girl stands under the archway entran...

Date: 1925-07 

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

Date: 1954-11 

Description: Henry Anderson runs a switchboard on his 90th birthday, with his smoking paraphernalia and a photograph of him at the switchboard on a table nearby.

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