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Description: Survey and development plan of the home grounds area of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Parker, drawn in red, black, and brown ink.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Looking east down East Milwaukee Street. Commercial intersection in downtown, with pedestrians walking across the street over street-railroad tracks. The...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The main building of a country club.
Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Edward G. Kneeland of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, a member of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps Band.
Description: Pedestrians and automobiles downtown. A street-railroad track runs down the middle of the road.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Sleeping quarters at the State School for the Blind, with four single beds, a dresser, a chair, and a table.
Description: Pedestrians in shopping district. Cars are parked and a streetcar is coming down the street.
Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The Golf Club House in Janesville.
Description: View of climbing plants on trellises along the foundation and porch of a house.
Description: This map includes a street index and shows municipal golf course, parks, schools, cemeteries, Janesville County Club, and industrial sites. The back of the...
Description: The Grand Hotel.
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: 1936 ca.
Description: Birthplace of Carrie Jacobs Bond.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.
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: 1890 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the Rock County Court House.
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: 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...
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