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Postcard

Railroad Yard

Date: 1909 ca.

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

Date: 1853 

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....

Date: 1909-07-17 

Description: Field trip to Emma Willard's home near Janesville by the 18th annual convention of the Loyal Temperance League of Wisconsin. The sign on one of the wagons...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View down Madison Street with houses along sidewalk.

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville Public Library on South Main Street.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: The Bond historical site marker, marking the home where Carrie Jacobs Bond wrote "I Love You Truly."

Postcard

Country Club

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: The main building of a country club.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A frame house with a retaining wall. The house was once occupied by the family of Jenkin Lloyd Jones just before they moved to Chicago. His son, Richard Ll...

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville Public Library.

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Wagon bridge and dam on the Rock River at Monteray.

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...

Photograph

The Lappin Block

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Workers in the Parker Pen Screw Machine Department.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: An interior view of the front parlor at 165 N. High Street.

Photograph

Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Janesville from the School House.

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Description: Carte-de-visite full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Belle Knickerbocker of Shullsburg, Wisconsin. She is holding a book in her left...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Court House Park from Court Street looking southeast. The Civil War monument can be seen near the center, behind is the old courthouse which was replaced...

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