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Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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Tallman House

Date: 1952-08 

Description: View of Tallman House from driveway.

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...

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Tallman House

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: View of the Tallman House through the trees in the front garden.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Janesville City Hospital.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

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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: 1890 

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Date: 1927-07-15 

Description: Survey and development plan of the home grounds area of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Parker, drawn in red, black, and brown ink.

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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...

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Tallman House

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

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

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Tallman House

Date: 1952 

Description: View toward the kitchen from the first floor hallway.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: View from the cupola of the old Jefferson School. The large building in the upper left is the Hyatt House, which burned in 1867.

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...

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...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles downtown. A street-railroad track runs down the middle of the road.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the front parlor at 165 N. High Street.

Date: 1887 ca.

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

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