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Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Colorized image of the Fairbanks-Morse & Company buildings.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Santa Claus surrounded by children at a Christmas Party sponsored by the United Automobile Workers Local 121 of Janesville.

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Storage Tanks

Date:  

Description: Five large cylindrical tanks. Trees and an industrial metal building are in the background.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: View from the south with a railroad in the foreground, river in the middle distance, and Janesville in the background.

Date: 1925-07 

Description: Burial site of Gjermund Hansen (1786-1840), said to be the first Norwegian immigrant buried in Wisconsin.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down a tree-lined street in a residential neighborhood featuring large houses with porches. There is an automobile driving down the street and a man w...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Beloit College Observatory.

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Charles Baker

Date:  

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Charles Baker, Company B, 14th Wisconsin Infantry, who was killed in action.

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking down West Church Street, lined with trees.

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Skavlem Monument

Date: 1925 

Description: The dedication ceremony of the Skavlem Monument, lead by Rev. Gustav Stearns. The monument was dedicated to the "oldest Norwegian immigrant", born 1760, di...

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Ashburn Family

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...

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Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

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

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Edward G. Kneeland

Date:  

Description: Full-length carte-de-visite portrait of Edward G. Kneeland of Shullsburg, Wisconsin, a member of the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 15th Army Corps Band.

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The Lappin Block

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the town with a church dominant in the image.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two views of the Evansville high and grade schools.

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior view from yard of the Johnstown Center Tavern. A dance hall extends the full length of the second-story.

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J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

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