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Milwaukee Street

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Description: Milwaukee Street looking east in Janesville

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Description: Letterhead of Harry Garbutt of Janesville, Wisconsin, a wholesale lumber representative for the Daniel Shaw Lumber Company, with a box listing the types of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: The K. Doxstad family is posed in their yard around a table covered with heavy books. A baby carriage is on the left and an older woman with her knitting i...

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Description: Letterhead of the Natural Phosphate Company, with an illustration of the mechanical dryer plant and a roundel with an outline of the state of Wisconsin tha...

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Twenty-one members of the Gullik K. Springen family, and one dog, in a farmyard with carriage, two-story stone house, wood barn and stone barn in the backg...

Photograph

Farm Buildings

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Description: View across lawn of a Quonset hut-style building and metal grain bin. A barn and other farm buildings including a silo are on the right. To the left is a f...

Postcard

Water Works

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.

Photograph

Pioneer Drug Store

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: People stand outside the entrance to the Pioneer Drug and Economy Store.

Postcard

Jackson Street

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Residential view of Jackson Street.

Photograph

Pigeon House

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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...

Date: 1881 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Milton Junction.

Photograph

Beloit High School

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of old Beloit High School.

Photograph

Electric Sign

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Description: An electric sign for "The Manor / 2 Blocks / Dining" towers over a long, one-story building.

Photograph

Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Photograph

Hamlin Garland

Date: 1930 

Description: Outdoor portrait of Hamlin Garland, upon the occasion of receiving the honorary degree, Doctor of Letters, from Beloit College.

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.

Photograph

Merry Go Round

Date: 1932 ca.

Description: Children pose on a merry-go-round (carousel) in the Edgerton Public Park. The rear wall of a church forms the background, and there appears to be a bridge...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Janesville from the School House.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

Read about the evolution of the automotive industry and the drastic changes in manufacturing work, road infrastructure, the economy and American culture.

Date: 1931 

Description: A man using an International Harvester No. 1 Hammer Mill on the farm of Herman Wilke.

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