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Date: 1903 ca.
Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "IV Waterbirds, Ducks, Gulls, Pelican." A second note reads: "C...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of the Beloit Hospital from an intersection. There are people sitting on a second floor balcony in a building on the corner. A person is riding a bicy...
Description: A traveling salesman with Willson's Monarch Labs stands beside the horse-drawn wagon that took him on sales routes in rural Wisconsin. Willson manufactured...
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...
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: 1885 after
Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.
Description: Tornado damage showing a broken, twisted tree laying on the ground and on the roof of a farmhouse. The roof and wall have been crushed.
Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...
Description: A worker uses a machine to cut metal strips for fountain pen nibs at the Parker Pen factory.
Date: 1891 ca.
Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.
Description: Parking lot at the General Motors plant.
Description: Robert Grimes is holding up a microphone and leading a group of protesters in a chant outside the Donald Trump Rally. He is wearing a jacket and hat, both...
Description: Ken Nwadike, founder of the Free Hugs Project, is wearing a black and white "Free Hugs" t-shirt while starting to embrace an elderly man. A man in the fore...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.
Description: Frances Reneau with her son Thomas on her lap seated on a lawn on a residential street. Mrs. Reneau wears a corsage on her lapel and the toddler, Thomas, h...
Description: Photographic postcard view across lawn towards the women's dorms at Beloit College.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.
Description: Aerial view of Janesville showing the river fill for the new sewerage disposal plant.
Description: Weed control unit of the Rock County Highway Department showing the equipment used to spray weeds along the highways.
Description: Interior view, perhaps from the entrance, of the Beloit Public Library. There is a large librarian's desk in the center, with freestanding bookshelves on b...
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