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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...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A marker for the first log cabin built in the Janesville area, surrounded by several women. The cabin was built in 1835 by William Holmes, Joshua Holmes, J...

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wagon bridge and dam on the Rock River at Monteray.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Champion Buckle of Janesville, Wisconsin, a buckle manufacturer, with an image of leather strapping fastened with a buckle. Various buckles a...

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map includes an index of streets and schools and shows parks, schools and public lands, and industrial sites.

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: 1936 ca.

Description: The residence of Carrie Jacobs Bond. On the postcard the text reads: "Where she wrote 'I Love You Truly.'" There is a plaque on a stone in the front lawn.

Date: 1934 

Description: Aerial view of Janesville showing the river fill for the new sewerage disposal plant.

Photograph

GM Assembly Line

Date:  date unknown

Description: Assembly line workers at the General Motors plant.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Panoramic view of Samson Tractor Factory with employees in front of building.

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.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Music recital room at the State School for the Blind with seven rows of seating, a piano and cello. Adorning the front wall is the Latin phrase "Lux Oritur...

Date: 1973 

Description: This map includes an index of streets and schools and also shows parks, schools and public lands, and industrial sites. Portions of the map are in green an...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Exterior view in winter of the Wisconsin School for the Blind. In the foreground is a gateway and fence.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The home of Frances E. Willard.

Date: 1935 

Description: A marker for the first log cabin built in the Janesville area. The cabin was built in 1835 by William Holmes, Joshua Holmes, John Inman and George Follmer....

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the old High School building.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Fourth Avenue bridge above the dam.

Photograph

Memorial Day March

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Small group of elderly men, two of them bearing, respectively, a U.S. Flag, and a banner, perhaps a company roster. This may be a group of Civil War vetera...

Date: 1958-10-31 

Description: Portrait of Clemens Rath, head of Rath Church Decorating Service, 3331 University Avenue, standing beside a glass mosaic window made by the firm for St. Pa...

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