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Drive-In Theater

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Description: Entrance to outdoor drive-in theater. The billboard reads: "Mid City Outdoor." There is a white picket fence blocking the driveway. In the background are l...

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the foreground, Erik Jensen, a minister with his hat in hand, shakes K. Doxstad's hand. Nearby a toddler pulls his own baby carriage. Two carriages, a b...

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Mr. W.H. Wheeler

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Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of W.H. Wheeler.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The K. Doxstad family is posed in their yard around a table covered with heavy books. A baby carriage is on the left and an older woman with her knitting i...

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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Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

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

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: 1887 ca.

Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1980-04-16 

Description: View from across street of a rectangular dilapidated building featuring arched windows. A billboard for H. Dan Wright Insurance is under the fire escape.

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Description: A mobile home sits alone at the edge of an empty field adjacent to a septic tank and telephone pole.

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Open Farmland

Date:  date unknown

Description: Fields, cattle in a pasture, and farm buildings in the countryside, possibly near Avon, Wisconsin.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. There is large librarian's desk, with a bust of Abraham Lincoln to the right. Behind the desk are two colum...

Date: 1910 after

Description: View of Beloit College campus about 1910-1920.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The State Institute for the Blind.

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Raising the Flags

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Description: Two boys raise the United States and Wisconsin flags in front of their Rock County school.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Bond historical site marker, marking the home where Carrie Jacobs Bond wrote "I Love You Truly."

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Three children stand in yard. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesvil...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Santa Claus surrounded by children at a Christmas Party sponsored by the United Automobile Workers Local 121 of Janesville.

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Rebuilt Canuck

Date: 1928-08-31 

Description: Horace Hill, Pete Brandenberg, and unidentified children at the Beloit Airport with a Canuck airplane rebuilt by Allen Loveland. Surplus Canucks, as the Cu...

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