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Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1887 ca.

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

Date: 1902 

Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.


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: 1916 ca.

Description: Inner pages of a booklet advertising Townsend oil tractors featuring a diagram of the equipment along with a paragraph of text entitled "Maintaining Right...


Description: Advertisement for the Townsend Tractor Company entitled "Townsend Tractors Can't Be Beat When It Comes to Steady Belt Power."

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.


Tallman House

Date: 1957 ca.

Description: View of the Tallman House from the street in the autumn.

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...


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.

Date: 1934 

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


Tallman House

Date: 1955 

Description: View of the Tallman House looking toward the front entrance.

Date: 1930 ca.

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


Tallman House

Date: 1953 

Description: View of the second parlor in the Tallman House.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Street scene with pedestrians near Milwaukee Street bridge. The Hotel Myers is in the background. The Lappin-Hayes Block is seen to the right of the Myer...

Date: 1865 ca.

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

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...


Rock Prairie Barn

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Barlass barn in Rock Prairie, built in 1861, thought to be the largest stone barn remaining in Wisconsin. The stone for this barn was hauled from Carver's...



Date: 1980-12 

Description: Elevated view of backyards in a neighborhood looking over trees, a shed, and a fences. In the background are houses and a smokestack.

Date: 1958-10-31 

Description: View of one of the 14 stations-of-the-cross glass mosaic panels recently installed at St Patrick's Catholic Church in Janesville. In this panel, Christ is...

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