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Description: Bird's-eye map of Janesville on the Rock River.
Date: date unknown
Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of the Round Bridge, part of the C.M. and St. Paul RR. A factory and dam are in the background and dwellings are on...
Description: Elevated view of town with farm fields in the foreground, and low, rolling hills in the background. There is a church steeple in the far background on the...
Description: Elevated view over rooftops. Farm fields and houses are in the background.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: A frame house once occupied by the family of Jenkin Lloyd Jones just before they moved to Chicago. His son, Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in...
Description: View of damaged farmhouse and group of people sitting and standing outdoors. The roof was blown off and windows were shattered. Four women stand in the yar...
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Twenty-one children are seated on wooden benches and the ground in front of a square frame house with a hip roof and cupola. The Reverend Erik Jensen (1841...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of Parker School.
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...
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: 1910 ca.
Description: Residential view of Jackson Street.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...
Description: Colorized postcard view down sidewalk along tree-lined street in the central business district. On the right is a large marble building, and on the left si...
Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there unt...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: The Janesville City Hospital.
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: 1936 ca.
Description: The residence of Carrie Jacobs Bond. On the postcard the text reads: "Where she wrote 'I Love You Truly.'" There is a plaque on a stone in the front lawn.
Description: In the foreground, Erik Jensen, a minister with his hat in hand, shakes K. Doxstad's hand. Nearby a toddler pulls his own baby carriage. Two carriages, a b...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Exterior view of Ralph Warner's backyard and house.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.
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