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Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of Samson Tractor Factory with employees in front of building.

Date: 1958-10-31 

Description: Portrait of Clemens Rath, head of Rath Church Decorating Service, 3331 University Avenue, standing beside a glass mosaic window made by the firm for St. Pa...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville High School. The writing on the postcard reads "Hello Mattie, am still a living and will write to you soon. Just got home f...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. There are several display cases filled with taxidermy, including a pelican, and coral. There is a deer head...

Photograph

Little Stone House

Date: 1841 

Description: Photographic print of a sketch of a residential home titled, "Little Stone House."

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie at $30,000 and Eldred at $10,000. The reverse...

Date: 1958-10-31 

Description: View of one of the 14 stations-of-the-cross glass mosaic panels recently installed at St Patrick's Catholic Church in Janesville. In this panel, Christ is...

Postcard

City Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of City Hall.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1955 

Description: View of the Tallman House looking toward the front entrance.

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...

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Interior view of a corner of the parlor and the doorway to the conservatory.

Photograph

Backyards

Date: 1980-12 

Description: Elevated view of backyards in a neighborhood looking over trees, a shed, and a fences. In the background are houses and a smokestack.

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: 1916 ca.

Description: Advertisement for the Townsend heavy duty 12-20 horsepower tractor featuring three photographs of the tractor at work on a farm along with testimonies from...

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Description: Letterhead of the Parker Pen Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building, with people walking on the sidewalk, and a streetcar, automobiles,...

Date: 1893 ca.

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

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: View of the second parlor in the Tallman House.

Postcard

Post Office

Date:  

Description: Exterior of the Post Office.

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...

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