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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: 1875 ca.

Description: Twenty-one children are seated on wooden benches and the ground in front of a square frame house with a hip roof and cupola. The Reverend Erik Jensen (1841...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Photograph

Mr. W.H. Wheeler

Date:  

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

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie at $30,000 and Eldred at $10,000. The reverse...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of a two-story condensed milk factory. Two men are driving horse-drawn wagons on the road on the left. Other men are under a roof covered loading...

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1912 

Description: Full-length studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Beulah Irene Miller (1888-1958) and Charles Buy Thomas (1879-1925), a dairy farmer, posing in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Rock River from bridge, featuring Beloit Iron Works factory on the left shoreline.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Workers in the Parker Pen Screw Machine Department.

Photograph

Model Builders

Date: 1934 

Description: The members of Hangar 13, a group of Beloit youth organized to build and race model airplanes. Conrad Hansen, their organizer, is standing at left in the b...

Date: 1925 

Description: A log cabin and frame house behind the Milton House. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was...

Postcard

Water Works

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.

Photograph

Walter Wheeler

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Walter Wheeler.

Photograph

Steel Shredder

Date: 1930 

Description: Men use a Farmall tractor and a steel husker-shredder(?) on the farm of Robert Rawley.

Date: 1954-11 

Description: Henry Anderson runs a switchboard on his 90th birthday, with his smoking paraphernalia and a photograph of him at the switchboard on a table nearby.

Photograph

Skavlem Monument

Date: 1925 

Description: The dedication ceremony of the Skavlem Monument, lead by Rev. Gustav Stearns. The monument was dedicated to the "oldest Norwegian immigrant", born 1760, di...

Date: 1909-07-17 

Description: Field trip to Emma Willard's home near Janesville by the 18th annual convention of the Loyal Temperance League of Wisconsin. The sign on one of the wagons...

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...

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