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Photograph

Farmer's Birthday

Date: 1983-07-07 

Description: John Fitzsimmons and Barton Voegeli take a break from discing the fields to eat the birthday cake that Voegeli's wife made to celebrate the occasion.

Date: 1927-07-15 

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: 1876 ca.

Description: The Institution for the Education of the Blind.

Photograph

Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.

Date: 1945 ca.

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

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of the bedroom in which Abraham Lincoln stayed in 1859.

Date: 1934 

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

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Interior of the State School for the Blind, perhaps a study or room for recreation. Included in the room are several tables with small models, a piano, and...

Photograph

Mary C. and Grandpa

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An elderly man stands in a room holding a small girl. Caption on negative reads, "Mary C. and Grandpa."

Date: 1926-06 

Description: View of climbing plants on trellises along the foundation and porch of a house.

Photograph

John F. Harker

Date:  

Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of John F. Harker, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry.

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...

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".

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Hotel Myers, in downtown Janesville. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there until his father, Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones moved th...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Left side view of the locomotive engine no. 2872, a steam locomotive of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad Company.

Photograph

Toledo Scale

Date: 1928-01-08 

Description: Man using a Toledo scale at the Mernick Dairy.

Photograph

Y.M.C.A Building

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Y.M.C.A building in Janesville.

Photograph

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...

Postcard

Railroad Yard

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A color postcard depicting what was then the "new" Chicago, Northwestern Railroad Yard.

Date: 1900 after

Description: This map includes an index of streets and schools and shows parks, schools and public lands, and industrial sites.

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