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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...

Date: 1955 

Description: This map includes a street index and shows municipal golf course, parks, schools, cemeteries, Janesville County Club, and industrial sites. The back of the...

Date: 1973 

Description: This map includes an index of streets and schools and also shows parks, schools and public lands, and industrial sites. Portions of the map are in green an...

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: 1956 ca.

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

Postcard

Jackson Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Residential view of Jackson Street.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there unt...

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map is indexed and shows numbering system, public buildings and parks, wards, and voting booths.

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...

Photograph

View of Janesville

Date: 1860 after

Description: Elevated view of Janesville with a residential area in the foreground and the business district in the background.

Date: 1938-05-27 

Description: Right side view of the engine no. 1277, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking down West Church Street, lined with trees.

Date: 1890 

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Date:  

Description: Front entrance to Child High School.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: The dining room of the Milton House that was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Good...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Janesville City Hospital.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The home of Frances E. Willard.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Court House Park from Court Street looking southeast. The Civil War monument can be seen near the center, behind is the old courthouse which was replaced...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn of First Congregational Church. The view is perhaps taken from a park, which has trees and benches in the foreground.

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.

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