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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...

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...

Date: 1931-09-21 

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: 1962 

Description: View of a car in the barn at the Bartlett Memorial Historical Museum.

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: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

Date:  

Description: Faribands, Morse & Co. Building, with power lines in the background.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street looking north.

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...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior view of a high school. Students are sitting on the front steps.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1969-10 

Description: A street map of Janesville showing the block numbers on each street. Other landmarks are labeled such as chain stores, parks, schools, manufacturing compa...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Street.

Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date: 1912 

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...

Postcard

Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Union Depot.

Date:  

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

Depot and Train

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down railroad tracks towards depot with railroad train pulling into the station. Passengers are waiting on the platform, and other people are standing...

Photograph

Janesville House

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...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Main Street, with trolley track running down the center of the street.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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