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Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the buildings along Main Street.

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...

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Bird's Eye View

Date: 1912 

Description: Elevated view of town with farm fields in the foreground, and low, rolling hills in the background. There is a church steeple in the far background on the...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there unt...

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: 1886 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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Railroad Wreck

Date: 1877 before

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

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Wilson Theater

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Wilson Theater. Standing on sidewalk from left to right are: Delia Berry Wilson, Orpha Wilson, Robert Paul Hollis, and Robert Henry Wilson...

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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: 1981-05 

Description: View across road of building on East Main Street.

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Street Scene

Date: 1926 

Description: View across street of the Farmers Merchants Bank on a corner. On the right are parked cars along the curb in front of "Onsgard Bros." which has a Red Crown...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wooded path on campus of Beloit College.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: An auto-trailer, an early trailer manufactured by the Highway Trailer Company of Edgerton. The company began by manufacturing trailers designed for farmer...

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...

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Industrial Building

Date: 1980-10 

Description: View over roads and railroad tracks of industrial silos for the Brunsell Co. Trucks are parked nearby, and warehouses are on the right.

Date: 2008 

Description: Built in 1925 by A.J. O'Donnell at the cost of five hundred dollars, the filling station located at 720 Center Avenue was designed to resemble a house — al...

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: 1962 

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

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Grange Store

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Grange Store on Main Street East.

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