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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: 1945 ca.

Description: Santa Claus surrounded by children at a Christmas Party sponsored by the United Automobile Workers Local 121 of Janesville.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Street.

Date: 1934 

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

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Court House.

Date:  date unknown

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...

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1955 

Description: View of the Tallman House looking toward the front entrance.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A frame house with a retaining wall. The house was once occupied by the family of Jenkin Lloyd Jones just before they moved to Chicago. His son, Richard Ll...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View from the south with a railroad in the foreground, river in the middle distance, and Janesville in the background.

Date: 1886 ca.

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

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the town with All Souls Church in the bottom right corner.

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: 1919 ca.

Description: Court House Park from Court Street looking southeast. The Civil War monument can be seen near the center, behind is the old courthouse which was replaced...

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.

Photograph

View of Janesville

Date: 1860 after

Description: Elevated view of Janesville with a residential area in the foreground and the business district in the background.

Date:  

Description: Letterhead of Harry Garbutt of Janesville, Wisconsin, a wholesale lumber representative for the Daniel Shaw Lumber Company, with a box listing the types of...

Date: 1969-10 

Description: A street map of Janesville showing the block numbers on each street. Other landmarks are labeled such as chain stores, parks, schools, manufacturing compa...

Photograph

Christ Church

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Christ Church, an Episcopal church on Court Street, torn down about 1935 to build a new church.

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the old High School building.

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