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Samuel Chase


Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Sergeant Samuel Chase, Company F, 16th Wisconsin Infantry.


View of Janesville

Date: 1860 after

Description: Elevated view of Janesville with a residential area in the foreground and the business district in the background.


Ralph Warner House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman is working on the backporch of Ralph Warner's home.

Date: 1950-06-09 ca.

Description: Three male members of the Disch family show off ribbons won for raising prize sheep.


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...


Hilton Hotel

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: View of the Hilton Hotel with a stagecoach parked near the entrance.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the New West Side Catholic Church. There are two entrances in the front.

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of an unidentified residence.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of the bedroom in which Abraham Lincoln stayed in 1859.

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.


Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks towards depot with railroad train pulling into the station. Passengers are waiting on the platform, and other people are standing...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: This is identified as the Jacob Larsen farm, but pictured are Ole Ashburn and his second wife seated in the yard with a table between them. The frame house...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville Public Library on South Main Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Beloit College Observatory.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Janesville from the School House.


Residential Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a residential street in Beloit.


Bird's Eye View

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view over rooftops. Farm fields and houses are in the background.

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