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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Exterior view of the Janesville High School. The writing on the postcard reads "Hello Mattie, am still a living and will write to you soon. Just got home f...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: The State Institute for the Blind.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Christ Church, an Episcopal church on Court Street, torn down about 1935 to build a new church.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posed in a gazebo buil...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Five foundry workers at Fairbanks, Morse & Company, taking a break just outside the door of the building. Workers names: Solomon Deberry, Curtis Barber, tw...
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.
Description: The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodrich and turned into an...
Description: Names have been added to this group portrait of Cooksville Cornhuskers baseball team in front of a painted backdrop. Top left to right: Unknown, Johnny Swe...
Description: The Chicago and Northwestern Passenger Station in Janesville.
Description: View of climbing plants on trellises along the foundation and porch of a house.
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...
Description: Letterhead of Champion Buckle of Janesville, Wisconsin, a buckle manufacturer, with an image of leather strapping fastened with a buckle. Various buckles a...
Date: 1903 ca.
Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie at $30,000 and Eldred at $10,000. The reverse...
Description: Exterior view of the Janesville Public Library.
Description: View across stateline road towards a wooden fence lining the road on the opposite side. A few trees and buildings can be seen over the fence.
Description: View of a tall wood structure with rows of holes, perhaps a pigeon house. A cyclone fence is in front of it, and behind are industrial buildings. In the fa...
Description: Wisconsin farmland featuring a small tree in the foreground, a telephone pole and fence in the middle distance, and farm buildings in the background.
Date: date unknown
Description: Interior of building with equipment and exposed beams.
Date: 1970-10-24 ca.
Description: A poster advertising a concert by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention at the Beloit College Field House, October 24, 1970.
Date: 1956 ca.
Description: Bedroom with a window in the background and paintings on the walls.
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