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Description: A traveling salesman with Willson's Monarch Labs stands beside the horse-drawn wagon that took him on sales routes in rural Wisconsin. Willson manufactured...
Description: The Stone Barn Tavern, located about three miles west of Milton. The three cottonwood trees in front of the tavern were brought from Vermont. There are sev...
Date: date unknown
Description: View from across unpaved street of four men with horse-drawn hearses lined up in front of an undertaking building. The other storefronts are a stable on th...
Description: Fields, cattle in a pasture, and farm buildings in the countryside, possibly near Avon, Wisconsin.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.
Description: This map shows a plat of city, a numbering system, local streets, railroads, and part of the Rock River. The map is indexed by street name and reads: "Copy...
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: Colorized, exterior view from the street of the Goodwin block, featuring a hotel and a pharmacy. Several bicycles are parked at the curb.
Description: Sign posted on a fence announcing a lost camera near the town of Prairie du Sac and requesting its return to Herbert Fowler.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of river from Grand Avenue Bridge with railroad tracks and bridge.
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: View down tracks towards a depot on the left, and a railroad train on the far track near a water tower on the right. Passengers are standing on the platfor...
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Description: A color postcard depicting what was then the "new" Chicago, Northwestern Railroad Yard.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...
Description: Parking lot at the General Motors plant.
Description: An electrical box on a wooden pole is in the center foreground. Behind it is a street, and on the other side of the street is a Phillips 66 service station...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: Aerial view of the Janesville airport during air races including airplanes in the air, the landing field, and airport structures.
Description: Exterior of Union Depot.
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: Colorized view of a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood. A church is on the left corner. A horse and cart are parked next to the curb further d...
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.
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