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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: 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...
Description: Fields, cattle in a pasture, and farm buildings in the countryside, possibly near Avon, Wisconsin.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The State Institute for the Blind.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Left side view of locomotive engine no. 2871, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.
Description: Wagon bridge and dam on the Rock River at Monteray.
Description: Interior of Kreb's Pharmacy, with the soda fountain and customers in booths.
Description: Exterior view from yard of the Johnstown Center Tavern. A dance hall extends the full length of the second-story.
Date: 1935 ca.
Description: Business card of Edward Rohloff, a traveling salesman for Willson's Monarch Laboratory, a manufacturer of patent medications in the early part of the 1900s...
Description: George W. Hall, Jr., noted Evansville, Wisconsin, circus performer, as a young boy, holding a snake and wearing copper-toed boots.
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.
Description: View over plowed field, with a telephone pole in the middle distance. Farm buildings are on the hill in the background.
Description: A sign prominently displays "OPEN THANKSGIVING DAI" in the top left corner of the frame. Across Third Street behind the sign is the 88 Tavern. Down Portlan...
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Hotel Myers, in downtown Janesville. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there until his father, Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones moved th...
Description: Parking lot behind Ace Hardware. A few cars are parked, and behind them is a Dairy Queen on the right. In the center on a low hill is the support structure...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Exterior view in winter of the Wisconsin School for the Blind. In the foreground is a gateway and fence.
Date: 1932 ca.
Description: Children pose on a merry-go-round (carousel) in the Edgerton Public Park. The rear wall of a church forms the background, and there appears to be a bridge...
Description: East facing view from the Upper Bridge, featuring the Beloit water tower in the distance.
Description: Assembly line workers at the General Motors plant.
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