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Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: An interior view of the front parlor at 165 N. High Street.
Description: The Janesville City Hospital.
Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...
Description: View from the south with a railroad in the foreground, river in the middle distance, and Janesville in the background.
Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.
Description: Photographic print of a sketch of a residential home titled, "Little Stone House."
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Exterior of the second Rock County Court House which stood from 1896 to 1955. The Architect was E. Townsend Mix.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: View from the cupola of the old Jefferson School. The large building in the upper left is the Hyatt House, which burned in 1867.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.
Description: Elevated view over river of Dodge Street in Janesville looking west.
Description: Elevated view of the busy streets of Court and Milwaukee. Three prominent buildings in view are: Court Street Methodist Church on the far left (b. 1868), w...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...
Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.
Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.
Description: Milwaukee Street looking east in Janesville. The Myers House is located at the top of the hill.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Music recital room at the State School for the Blind with seven rows of seating, a piano and cello. Adorning the front wall is the Latin phrase "Lux Oritur...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.
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