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Date: 1876 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the company buildings and residential area, with view of skyline.

Photograph

The Lappin Block

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...

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...

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Description: View of the plant and residential area, with smokestacks.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic print of a sketch of a residential home titled: "Little Stone House."

Photograph

Residential Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of a residential street in Beloit.

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...

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Former Harrison OK Used Car lot, Center Avenue (US Highway 51).

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Burdick homestead, which was originally made from logs. Built in 1842, it was said to be the first house west of the Rock River.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1955 

Description: View of Tallman House from street.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A marker for the first log cabin built in the Janesville area, surrounded by several women. The cabin was built in 1835 by William Holmes, Joshua Holmes, J...

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...

Postcard

Rock River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Rock River with the Northwestern Railroad Bridge in the foreground and Beloit in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View from the south with a railroad in the foreground, river in the middle distance, and Janesville in the background.

Photograph

Industrial Building

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Industrial building, located at North Main Street at Pease Court.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Hotel Myers, in downtown Janesville. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there until his father, Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones moved th...

Date: 1925-07 

Description: Burial site of Gjermund Hansen (1786-1840), said to be the first Norwegian immigrant buried in Wisconsin.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Exterior of the post office.

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.

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