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Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....
Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...
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: 1893 ca.
Description: View from the south with a railroad in the foreground, river in the middle distance, and Janesville in the background.
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: 1860 after
Description: Elevated view of Janesville with a residential area in the foreground and the business district in the background.
Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.
Description: The Janesville City Hospital.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...
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: 1874 ca.
Description: View, from a distance, of Fulton Street in Edgerton. A church is in the distance.
Date: 1870 ca.
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...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.
Date: 1855 ca.
Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.
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: 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: 1891 ca.
Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Street.
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posed in a gazebo buil...
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