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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...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street of the Farmers Merchants Bank on a corner. On the right are parked cars along the curb in front of "Onsgard Bros." which has a Red Crown...

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street towards the Honeysett Oil Co. Filling Station, which is a two-story brick building. A woman and two children are on the stoop of a house...

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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...

Photograph

Merry Go Round

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Children pose on a merry-go-round (carousel) in the Edgerton Public Park. The rear wall of a church forms the background, and there appears to be a bridge...

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...

Date:  date unknown

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...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

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...

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view from riverbank of the Upper Bridge crossing the Rock River into Beloit. A man is in a rowboat in the foreground. In the background...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view from dirt road of the First Presbyterian Church on Prospect Street.

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: 1887 ca.

Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Street scene with pedestrians near Milwaukee Street bridge. The Hotel Myers is in the background. The Lappin-Hayes Block is seen to the right of the Myer...

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

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. A streetcar is in the distance and horses and buggies are in the foreground.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. A group of women are looking in store windows on the right.

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