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Farm Buildings

Date:  

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

High School

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior view of a high school. Students are sitting on the front steps.

Date: 1987 

Description: An automobile frame on the assembly line at the General Motors plant.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Second Congregational Church.

Postcard

Janesville Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The dam in Janesville.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking west.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View down Main Street with horse-drawn wagons parked at the side of the dirt road.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of airplane races at the Janesville airport, including airplanes on the landing field, airport structures, cars parked around the airport, and...

Postcard

Beloit Hospital

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Beloit Hospital.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: Bedroom with a window in the background and paintings on the walls.

Date: 1954-11 

Description: Henry Anderson runs a switchboard on his 90th birthday, with his smoking paraphernalia and a photograph of him at the switchboard on a table nearby.

Photograph

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...

Photograph

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The residence of Carrie Jacobs Bond. On the postcard the text reads: "Where she wrote 'I Love You Truly.'" There is a plaque on a stone in the front lawn.

Photograph

Harvey Home Marker

Date: 1953 

Description: View of the Governor Louis P. Harvey home marker.

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: Tornado damage showing a broken, twisted tree laying on the ground and on the roof of a farmhouse. The roof and wall have been crushed.

Date: 1909-07-17 

Description: Field trip to Emma Willard's home near Janesville by the 18th annual convention of the Loyal Temperance League of Wisconsin. The sign on one of the wagons...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Burdick homestead, which was originally made from logs. Built in 1842, it was said to be the first house west of the Rock River.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Family posed outdoors around a table in front of a frame house. There are two men with newspapers, girls with watermelon, and a woman on the porch of the h...

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: The State Institute for the Blind. A school free for blind children of Wisconsin and attended by Louisa May Alcott.

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