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Electric Sign

Date:  

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

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Front view of the Van Pool Brothers office, where the Master Builders' Association of Wisconsin was founded.

Date: 2014-03 

Description: View looking down slope towards ice floes drifting down the Rock River. The steel frame of a dock protrudes from the shoreline on the left, which has a cov...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking west.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. There are several display cases filled with taxidermy, including a pelican, and coral. There is a deer head...

Photograph

Portland Avenue

Date:  

Description: A sign prominently displays "OPEN THANKSGIVING DAI" in the top left corner of the frame. Across Third Street behind the sign is the 88 Tavern. Down Portlan...

Postcard

C. & N.W. Depot

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An elevated view of a train depot surrounded by a central business district. Horses and wagons are in the street in the foreground.

Photograph

Turtle Creek Bridge

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View of the Turtle Creek Bridge.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Sleeping quarters at the State School for the Blind, with four single beds, a dresser, a chair, and a table.

Date: 1951 

Description: Tallman Homestead Marker with automobiles in the background.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Stereograph of Pastor Claus Friman Magelssen (1830-1904), his second wife Marie Schlambusch Magelssen, and their family sit around a table set for coffee....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the industrial area along the Rock River.

Date: 1963-10-15 

Description: Milton College president Dr. Evert Wallenfeldt and his wife, Phyllis, shown at the side of the Milton College football field, with practice going on in the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. A streetcar is in the distance and horses and buggies are in the foreground.

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: A group of protesters are holding signs while standing behind a stone barricade outside the Donald Trump rally. A few of the signs make reference to Trumps...

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Dean's Barn

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: The barn of W.A. Dean, built in 1844 and used as a stage barn in the stage coach days. The barn's foundation, silo, and milk room are newer.

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Dodge Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view over river of Dodge Street in Janesville looking west.

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Public Bathroom

Date:  

Description: A path leads up to large multi-stall outhouse or public bathroom, which stands alone in a grassy field in front of some trees.

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GM Assembly Line

Date:  date unknown

Description: Assembly line workers at the General Motors plant.

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.
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