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Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Exterior view of an unidentified residence.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior of St. Mary's Catholic 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".
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind where Louisa May Alcott attended school. Writing on the photo reads "Institution for the Education of the Bl...
Description: A worker uses a machine to cut metal strips for fountain pen nibs at the Parker Pen factory.
Description: A memorial for Civil War soldiers and sailors.
Date: date unknown
Description: The railroad bridge over the Rock River.
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,...
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: 1919 ca.
Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there unt...
Description: Institution for the Education of the Blind.
Description: Pedestrians in shopping district. Cars are parked and a streetcar is coming down the street.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Exterior view of City Hall.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: The Bond historical site marker, marking the home where Carrie Jacobs Bond wrote "I Love You Truly."
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Exterior of the second Rock County Court House which stood from 1896 to 1955. The Architect was E. Townsend Mix.
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: View of exterior of Tallman House.
Date: 1909 ca.
Description: A color postcard depicting what was then the "new" Chicago, Northwestern Railroad Yard.
Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....
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...
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