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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: 1919 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the Rock River, with a large smokestack and water tower on the left. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there u...


Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street looking north.

Date: 1886 ca.

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


Service Station

Date: 1979-11-18 

Description: An electrical box on a wooden pole is in the center foreground. Behind it is a street, and on the other side of the street is a Phillips 66 service station...

Date: 1980-04-21 

Description: Across a street leading to 51 is a parking lot with a single automobile parked in a lot near a church. Across the street to the left is a Shell gas station...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Woman worker with her back turned to the camera standing in front of the Clintonville Four Wheel Drive factory.


Union Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior of Union Depot.

Date: 2008 

Description: Standard Oil Company constructed this brick super-service station in 1930 at 101 North Franklin Street. Its Spanish Colonial-style details include decorati...

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...

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...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Interior of the Rock Prairie Lutheran Church in Luther Valley. Note the model of the sailing ship hanging from the ceiling of the nave, a traditional pract...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Looking east down East Milwaukee Street. Commercial intersection in downtown, with pedestrians walking across the street over street-railroad tracks. The...

Book or Pamphlet

Lost Camera Sign

Date: 1903 

Description: Sign posted on a fence announcing a lost camera near the town of Prairie du Sac and requesting its return to Herbert Fowler.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1962 

Description: View of a car in the barn at the Bartlett Memorial Historical Museum.


Railroad Wreck

Date: 1877 before

Description: Railroad wreck on the W.U. Road, Beloit, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated, colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street, and automobiles are drivi...


Bank Block

Date: 1912 

Description: View across lawn of a commercial block, including the Farmers Merchants Bank, general store, and meat market. Horses and wagons, and an automobile are park...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Fourth Avenue bridge above the dam.

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