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Date: 1873 

Description: Atlas map of Janesville township.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Twenty-one members of the Gullik K. Springen family, and one dog, in a farmyard with carriage, two-story stone house, wood barn and stone barn in the backg...

Photograph

Men with Oxen

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Sod-breaking plow with five yoke of oxen.

Photograph

Ashburn Family

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...

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: 1893 ca.

Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior of the second Rock County Court House which stood from 1896 to 1955. The Architect was E. Townsend Mix.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Music recital room at the State School for the Blind with seven rows of seating, a piano and cello. Adorning the front wall is the Latin phrase "Lux Oritur...

Photograph

J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.

Date: 1890 

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Sleeping quarters at the State School for the Blind, with four single beds, a dresser, a chair, and a table.

Photograph

Hops Field

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Group of men, women and children gathered in a hops field, possibly that of Paul Saavles. The women wear hoods.

Date: 1893 ca.

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Photograph

Chris Early

Date: 1861 ca.

Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Chris Early, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry. Died on May 18, 1865 of a disease.

Print

Union Rally

Date: 1864-09-10 

Description: Civil War handbill promoting Union recruitment.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Mrs. Harriet Wood Wheeler, wife of Leonard Hemenway Wheeler, at the age of 74.

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