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Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of airplane races at the Janesville airport, including airplanes on the landing field, airport structures, cars parked around the airport, and...

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Edgerton, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The residence of Carrie Jacobs Bond. On the postcard the text reads: "Where she wrote 'I Love You Truly.'" There is a plaque on a stone in the front lawn.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The Main Hall at Milton College.

Date: 1878 ca.

Description: This is possibly a Gullik K. Springen family portrait.

Date: 1865 

Description: A view of the Milton College campus, showing three main buildings.

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Milton College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A building on the Milton College campus.

Date: 1875 

Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Janesville City Hospital.

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Farm Buildings

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Description: View across lawn of a Quonset hut-style building and metal grain bin. A barn and other farm buildings including a silo are on the right. To the left is a f...

Photograph

Bluff Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from the intersection of Bluff Street and Grand Avenue. The streets is cobblestone.

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Milton College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view of older, established buildings at Milton College.

Date: 1949-07-16 

Description: Funeral cortege of veteran Frank "Bud" Willman at the railroad depot in Edgerton. The cortege included a color guard, Legionnaires and marching men of the...

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Milton House

Date: 1955 

Description: The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodrich and turned into an...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville Public Library.

Date: 1984 

Description: A reunion of former members of Hangar 13, an organization of Beloit boys that built and raced model airplanes during the 1930s.

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of the bedroom in which Abraham Lincoln stayed in 1859.

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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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J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: J.K.P. Porter house.

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