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Farm Buildings

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Description: View across lawn of a Quonset hut-style building and metal grain bin. A barn and other farm buildings including a silo are on the right. To the left is a f...

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...

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: 1876 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...

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Elizah Hudson

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Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Elizah Hudson, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry.

Date: 1860 ca.

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

Photograph

Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The residence of Carrie Jacobs Bond. On the postcard the text reads: "Where she wrote 'I Love You Truly.'" There is a plaque on a stone in the front lawn.

Date: 1931-09-21 

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.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Music recital room at the State School for the Blind with seven rows of seating, a piano and cello. Adorning the front wall is the Latin phrase "Lux Oritur...

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: Colorized, elevated view of the Fairbanks-Morse factory complex.

Photograph

Backyards

Date: 1980-12 

Description: Elevated view of backyards in a neighborhood looking over trees, a shed, and a fences. In the background are houses and a smokestack.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: This is identified as the Jacob Larsen farm, but pictured are Ole Ashburn and his second wife seated in the yard with a table between them. The frame house...

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: View from road of storm damage to a farm. The barn roof has blown off. Men are working on the roof, which has exposed roof timbers. In the foreground are t...

Photograph

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: 1906 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Second Congregational Church.

Photograph

Clausen House

Date: 1925 

Description: The Clausen farm house, residence of C.L. Clausen.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard of an elevated view of the Round Bridge, part of the C.M. and St. Paul RR. A factory and dam are in the background and dwellings are on...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. Among the room are reading tables, bentwood chairs, light fixtures hanging from the tall ceiling, and two c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the factory.

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