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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...

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...

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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 

Description: Interior of the parlor.

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date: 1911 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing an exterior view of the Carnegie Library. A small group of children is gathered on the stairs at the front of the 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: 1893 ca.

Description: The Janesville City Hospital.

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: 1987 

Description: Employees of the General Motors plant in head to work.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: View of the set table in the dining room with the fireplace, mirror and windows in the background.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Frame house on corner lot, with stone retaining wall.

Postcard

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the old High School building.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1953 ca.

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

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: View of the Tallman House from the street in the autumn.

Photograph

Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.

Photograph

Rock Prairie Barn

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Barlass barn in Rock Prairie, built in 1861, thought to be the largest stone barn remaining in Wisconsin. The stone for this barn was hauled from Carver's...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The fountain in Court House Park.

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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