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Date: 1980-04-16 

Description: View from across street of a rectangular dilapidated building featuring arched windows. A billboard for H. Dan Wright Insurance is under the fire escape.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the First Congregational Church on a tree-lined street.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a two-story condensed milk factory. Two men are driving horse-drawn wagons on the road on the left. Other men are under a roof covered loading...

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: 1931-09-21 

Description: View from road of storm damage to a farm. The barn roof has blown off. Men are working on the roof, which has exposed roof timbers. In the foreground are t...

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view from street of the Catholic Church and Parsonage on a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood.

Date: 1978-06-22 

Description: View of carnival with a water tower in the background. There are trailers, and a carousel is on the left. Carts selling food like popcorn and sausage are p...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Rock River, with a large smokestack and water tower on the left. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there u...

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Borden Condensery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Borden Condensery and grounds. Snow covers the ground. The right side of the building has two doors elevated above the driveway for a...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Photograph

Portland Avenue

Date:  

Description: A sign prominently displays "OPEN THANKSGIVING DAI" in the top left corner of the frame. Across Third Street behind the sign is the 88 Tavern. Down Portlan...

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: 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...

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: 1893 ca.

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

Photograph

Milton House Inn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The Milton House Inn. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodri...

Postcard

C. & N.W. Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a train depot surrounded by a central business district. Horses and wagons are in the street in the foreground.

Postcard

M.E. Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Gothic arches are over the doors and windows.

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