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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

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view through trees towards the Rock River, with a railroad bridge running across it in the distance. Beyond are factories and commercial...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the iron works and river. There is another factory on the opposite side of the river behind the trees on the right.

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...

Photograph

State Highway 140

Date: 1980-05 

Description: A short black and white pole marks where a road converges with a state highway that stretches to the horizon. In the mid-distance before a hill is a railro...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with a parapet roof on Maple Beach Road. People are in front of the inn. Ha...

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Description: Parking lot behind Ace Hardware. A few cars are parked, and behind them is a Dairy Queen on the right. In the center on a low hill is the support structure...

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...

Date: 1912 

Description: Street scene looking east from the corner of the Reeder's Hotel. Men stand near horses and wagons on the left near a sidewalk and storefronts. A small dog...

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Description: Memohead of the Rock River Cotton Company, with an elevated three-quarter view of the company building on the left, and a branch of the cotton plant with b...

Date: 1858 

Description: This 1858 map of Rock County, Wisconsin, shows the township and range grid, towns, sections, cities and villages, railroads, roads, property owners and res...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn of First Congregational Church. The view is perhaps taken from a park, which has trees and benches in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated, colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street, and automobiles are drivi...

Photograph

Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.

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...

Photograph

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Second Congregational Church.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: View across wooden platform of a brick high school on a hill surrounded by a fence. The school has a mansard roof and what appears to be a bell tower above...

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Bank Block

Date: 1912 

Description: View across lawn of a commercial block, including the Farmers Merchants Bank, general store, and meat market. Horses and wagons, and an automobile are park...

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