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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.
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.
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.
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...
Description: Looking down West Church Street, lined with trees.
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...
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...
Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.
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.
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.
Description: Two views of the Evansville high and grade schools.
Description: Exterior view from yard of the Johnstown Center Tavern. A dance hall extends the full length of the second-story.
Date: 1865 before
Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.
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