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Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the front parlor at 165 N. High Street.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1950 

Description: Interior of the parlor.

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.

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date: 1911 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing an exterior view of the Carnegie Library. A small group of children is gathered on the stairs at the front of the building.

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Photograph

Edward G. Kneeland

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Edward G. Kneeland of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, a member of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps Band.

Photograph

Yosts Park

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A boat landing at Yosts Park between Janesville and Beloit.

Photograph

Farmer's Birthday

Date: 1983-07-07 

Description: John Fitzsimmons and Barton Voegeli take a break from discing the fields to eat the birthday cake that Voegeli's wife made to celebrate the occasion.

Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of City Hall.

Date: 1902 

Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.

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Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the Frances Willard School with an American flag near the front door.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Image of the river and bridge with Janesville in the background.

Date: 2008 

Description: Standard Oil Company constructed this brick super-service station in 1930 at 101 North Franklin Street. Its Spanish Colonial-style details include decorati...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The home of Carrie Jacobs Bond.

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Description: Letterhead of Champion Buckle of Janesville, Wisconsin, a buckle manufacturer, with an image of leather strapping fastened with a buckle. Various buckles a...

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of Tallman House from front garden with trees.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1955 

Description: This map includes a street index and shows municipal golf course, parks, schools, cemeteries, Janesville County Club, and industrial sites. The back of the...

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Photograph

Memorial Day March

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Small group of elderly men, two of them bearing, respectively, a U.S. Flag, and a banner, perhaps a company roster. This may be a group of Civil War vetera...

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