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Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.
Description: Backyard of a house with a swing set and slide shaded by trees.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Janesville High School. The writing on the postcard reads "Hello Mattie, am still a living and will write to you soon. Just got home f...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of City Park featuring a mounted cannon. There are houses and perhaps a church in the far background.
Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.
Description: Small house with screened-in porch. In the foreground is a fenced-in garden surrounding a telephone pole.
Date: 1950-06-09 ca.
Description: Three male members of the Disch family show off ribbons won for raising prize sheep.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: The barn of W.A. Dean, built in 1844 and used as a stage barn in the stage coach days. The barn's foundation, silo, and milk room are newer.
Description: Five foundry workers at Fairbanks, Morse & Company, taking a break just outside the door of the building. Workers names: Solomon Deberry, Curtis Barber, tw...
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.
Description: Elevated view over river of Dodge Street in Janesville looking west.
Description: Faribands, Morse & Co. Building, with power lines in the background.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The State Institute for the Blind.
Description: The First Lutheran Church on the corner of Randall and Milwaukee Streets.
Description: A woman and her dog standing at the doorway of a concrete block milk house.
Description: A short black and white pole marks where a road converges with a state highway that stretches to the horizon. In the mid-distance before a hill is a railro...
Description: Parking lot at the General Motors plant.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Oval framed view of the industrial area along the Rock River.
Description: Outdoor portrait of eight members of the Grand Army of the Republic, including W.H. Wheeler.
Description: Destroyed farm building next to a standing barn. Agricultural equipment is in the foreground.
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