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Description: Letterhead of the Jefferson County Clerk's office, with a three-quarter view of a building with a clock tower and people walking near the building. Printed...

Date: 1870 

Description: Although the first European settlement in Jefferson was in 1836, the Village of Jefferson was first incorporated as a city in 1878. Made eight years earlie...

Magazine or Periodical

Jefferson Liberal Institute

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Cover of Billed-Magazin. featuring an engraved view of The Jefferson Liberal Institute.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a man, woman, and child boating on the Rock River. A church spire and factory buildings are visible on the opposite shore. Published by Bachmann...

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 109 North Center Avenue, this service station was built by Sylvester "Sal" Spangler.

Photograph

View of Rock River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a dam on Rock River. Commercial buildings are visible in the background.

Date:  

Description: Interior view of the Jefferson Public Library. The library opened in 1910 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie with a gift of $10.000. Throughout the room are...

Photograph

Stoppenbach House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Stoppenbach residence at 244 E. Racine Street.

Date: 1953-06-28 

Description: Samuel Cardinal Stritch of Chicago blessing the new chapel at Saint Coletta school for exceptional children in Jefferson.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a Lutheran Church featuring a large clock tower and two steeples, rose and arched windows, and an arched entrance with stairs leading up to it. An...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front view of Forest Lawn Sanatorium taken from across the lawn. The brick building features rectangular windows and an entrance with stairs leading up to...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Main Street in Jefferson with the Jefferson House visible on the left side of the picture.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Jefferson County Court House.

Photograph

Scene on Rock River

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the west bank of the Rock River from a bridge. The view includes the manufacturing plants of Jefferson Woolen Mills, incorporated April 2, 1856.

Photograph

River View

Date:  date unknown

Description: A boat is moored along a shore of a river lined with trees and dwellings.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of dwellings and trees along one side of a dirt road.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Jefferson across the Rock River.

Date: 1953-06-28 

Description: Exterior view of the new chapel at St. Coletta school for exceptional children in Jefferson.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Milwaukee Street Bridge and the Chicago & Northwestern Railway Station.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Jefferson County Court House.

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