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Description: Elevated view over a freight train of the Nutrena Feeds factory.

Postcard

Golf Club House

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Golf Club House in Janesville.

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...

Photograph

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

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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...

Photograph

All Souls Church

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Formerly on the corner of Court and South Bluff Streets, the All Souls Church was later converted into a "flat building".

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Main Street, with trolley track running down the center of the street.

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Description: Letterhead of the Parker Pen Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building, with people walking on the sidewalk, and a streetcar, automobiles,...

Photograph

Edwin O. Kimberly

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Photographic calling card of Colonel Edwin O. Kimberly. During the Civil War he was in the 3rd Wisconsin Infantry. It is noted on the card that he was the...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Students and adults of the State School for the Blind pose for a group portrait in front of the building.

Photograph

Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.

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: 1865 ca.

Description: Milwaukee Street looking west with small dog in foreground.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "IV Waterbirds, Ducks, Gulls, Pelican." A second note reads: "C...

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: 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...

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Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the Frances Willard School with an American flag near the front door.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: The Kimball and Lowell Hardware Store located on the corner of Franklin and Milwaukee Streets.

Date: 1952-10-16 

Description: A worker uses a machine to cut metal strips for fountain pen nibs at the Parker Pen factory.

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