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Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street looking north.

Date: 1853 

Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....

Postcard

Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Union Depot.

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Photograph

Stone Barn Tavern

Date: 1925 

Description: The Stone Barn Tavern, located about three miles west of Milton. The three cottonwood trees in front of the tavern were brought from Vermont. There are sev...

Date: 1987 

Description: An automobile frame on the assembly line at the General Motors plant.

Date: 1960 

Description: Republican presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon speaks at an outdoor event. There is an airplane in the background. Patricia Nixon is shown seated behin...

Postcard

Country Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The main building of a country club.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View down Broad Street. There is one automobile parked on the left, and some horse-drawn vehicles in the far distance. Houses and sidewalks are on both sid...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Janesville airport during air races including airplanes in the air, the landing field, and airport structures.

Date: 1953 

Description: This map of Beloit shows existing platted streets or highways and proposed street right of way. The map reads: "I hereby certify that this is the official...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the city, land ownership by name, wards by number, local streets, buildings, fair grounds, nurseries, and part of Rock River. The...

Date:  

Description: Weed control unit of the Rock County Highway Department showing the equipment used to spray weeds along the highways.

Date: 1978-06-22 

Description: View of carnival with a water tower in the background. There are trailers, and a carousel is on the left. Carts selling food like popcorn and sausage are p...

Photograph

Janesville House

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A frame house once occupied by the family of Jenkin Lloyd Jones just before they moved to Chicago. His son, Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in...

Date: 1937-01-07 

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...

Date: 1904 ca.

Description: Exterior of Congregational Church.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down Main Street with horse-drawn wagons parked at the side of the dirt road.

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: 1927 

Description: This map shows a plat of city, a numbering system, local streets, railroads, and part of the Rock River. The map is indexed by street name and reads: "Copy...

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