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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Soldiers' Monument.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church before the convent was built behind it.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A memorial for Civil War soldiers and sailors.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Street scene with pedestrians near Milwaukee Street bridge. The Hotel Myers is in the background. The Lappin-Hayes Block is seen to the right of the Myer...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville High School. The writing on the postcard reads "Hello Mattie, am still a living and will write to you soon. Just got home f...

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.

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date: 1911 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing an exterior view of the Carnegie Library. A small group of children is gathered on the stairs at the front of the building.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1955 

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

Photograph

Backyards

Date: 1980-12 

Description: Elevated view of backyards in a neighborhood looking over trees, a shed, and a fences. In the background are houses and a smokestack.

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...

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: 1916 ca.

Description: Interior spread of a pamphlet advertising Samson tractors. The pages feature an illustration of the tractor and a sectional view of the transmission, along...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie at $30,000 and Eldred at $10,000. The reverse...

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: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Three children stand in yard. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesvil...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Institution for the Education of the Blind.

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...

Date: 1919 ca.

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

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