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Photograph

College Avenue

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of entrance to White Park from the intersection of College Street and Bushnell Street, which are unpaved. A young girl stands under the archway entran...

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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...

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: 1924 

Description: This map of Janesville was distrusted by the Fifield Lumber Company and features labeled streets, the Rock River, and Fifield Lumber Company buildings in r...

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...

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Description: Faribands, Morse & Co. Building, with power lines in the background.

Postcard

Country Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The main building of a country club.

Photograph

Borden Condensery

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the Borden Condensery and grounds. Snow covers the ground. The right side of the building has two doors elevated above the driveway for a...

Postcard

Train Depot

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul depot.

Postcard

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of river from Grand Avenue Bridge with railroad tracks and bridge.

Map or Atlas

Map of Rock County

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: This cadastral map shows highways, land owners, railroads, and rivers.

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Description: View over overgrown railroad tracks toward a small building's wall which is composed of a variety of stone, brick, and wood.

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Description: View of the bridge over water, with a building behind it.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Pedestrians and automobiles downtown. A street-railroad track runs down the middle of the road.

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: 1930 ca.

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

Date: 1926 

Description: View from across road of an automotive repair shop along a commercial street.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.
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