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Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.
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: 1870 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the busy streets of Court and Milwaukee. Three prominent buildings in view are: Court Street Methodist Church on the far left (b. 1868), w...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Union veterans, some holding a banner reading "Iron Brigade," marching on a downtown street in a parade during a state encampment.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Advertisement for the Samson nine-passenger automobile featuring a photograph of men and women seated in the car.
Description: A sign prominently displays "OPEN THANKSGIVING DAI" in the top left corner of the frame. Across Third Street behind the sign is the 88 Tavern. Down Portlan...
Description: Photographic postcard view of a street in a residential neighborhood with large houses with porches.
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....
Description: View from across unpaved street of four men with horse-drawn hearses lined up in front of an undertaking building. The other storefronts are a stable on th...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Looking northwest from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Main Street, with trolley track running down the center of the street.
Description: A short black and white pole marks where a road converges with a state highway that stretches to the horizon. In the mid-distance before a hill is a railro...
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...
Description: Colorized view looking down street in the central business district. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are on th...
Description: Exterior view from dirt road of the First Presbyterian Church on Prospect Street.
Description: View of damaged farmhouse and group of people sitting and standing outdoors. The roof was blown off and windows were shattered. Four women stand in the yar...
Description: Colorized postcard view of the iron works and river. There is another factory on the opposite side of the river behind the trees on the right.
Description: Colorized postcard view through trees towards the Rock River, with a railroad bridge running across it in the distance. Beyond are factories and commercial...
Date: 1850 ca.
Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...
Description: The railroad bridge over the Rock River.
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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