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Date: 1880 

Description: Exterior view of the front of the Rock County Poor House. The three-story house is set on a hill with broken wood pieces in the foreground.

Date: 1898-08 

Description: The stables at the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Jo...

Date: 1878 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

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: 1881 

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

Photograph

Milton Academy

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: In 1844 Joseph Goodrich founded Milton Academy and built the first gravel and mortar building in the town. (Note that the Milton House is often called the...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: Exterior of the First Congregational Church and buildings nearby in downtown area.

Photograph

Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Drawing

Milton Academy

Date: 1865 

Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...

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: 1865 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Street looking west with small dog in foreground.

Photograph

Fulton Street

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Pauline pottery building. Standing in front are the potters who work there.

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