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Photograph

Skavlem Monument

Date: 1925 

Description: The dedication ceremony of the Skavlem Monument, lead by Rev. Gustav Stearns. The monument was dedicated to the "oldest Norwegian immigrant", born 1760, di...

Date: 1952-05-16 

Description: Great grandchildren of Ole Knutson Nattestad, the first Norwegian settler in Wisconsin, Sonja Kay and John Carlton, standing with their parents, Mr. and Mr...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Panoramic view of the Beloit College campus. From left to right the buildings are identified by handwriting: library, art hall, men's gymnasium, middle col...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view across lawn towards the women's dorms at Beloit College.

Map or Atlas

Beloit College Campus

Date: 1949 

Description: This map of the Beloit College Campus is a pictorial depiction of the layout of campus including buildings and students depicted as Shmoos (popular cartoon...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Pedestrians in shopping district. Cars are parked and a streetcar is coming down the street.

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: A man is standing with his son outdoors while waiting to enter the Donald Trump rally. They are both wearing suits, and the father is wearing sunglasses, a...

Date: 1963-10-15 

Description: Milton College president Dr. Evert Wallenfeldt and his wife, Phyllis, shown at the side of the Milton College football field, with practice going on in the...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with a parapet roof on Maple Beach Road. People are in front of the inn. Ha...

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Date: 1934 

Description: Aerial view of Janesville showing the river fill for the new sewerage disposal plant.

Date: 1925-07 

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

Photograph

Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.

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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Description: The Wisconsin School for the Blind in Janesville.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Birthplace of Carrie Jacobs Bond.

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: 2016-03-29 

Description: A line of men and women waiting outdoors to enter the Donald Trump rally held in the Janesville Conference Center. Many of the people are wearing shirts, p...

Photograph

Pioneer Drug Store

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: People stand outside the entrance to the Pioneer Drug and Economy Store.

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