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Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

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Harvey Home

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the former home of Governor Louis P. Harvey.

Date: 1980-04-16 

Description: On the left the wall of a brick industrial building features a painted sign for Kades Motor Parts. In the background is a dumpster and a truck parked behin...

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East Grand Avenue

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The 5 and 10 cent store, with the Yale bakery, and a restaurant on East Grand Avenue visible from the bridge.

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North Dormitory

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard view of the North (men's) Dormitory at Beloit College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An ink and water color on paper, hand-drawn map showing the section divisions in the southern half of the Janesville Township (Township 3 North, Range 12 E...

Postcard

Y.M.C.A Building

Date:  

Description: The Y.M.C.A building in Janesville.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a soldier's monument statue in a city park.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there unt...

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: 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...

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Tallman House

Date: 1955 

Description: View of Tallman House from street.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Looking east down East Milwaukee Street. Commercial intersection in downtown, with pedestrians walking across the street over street-railroad tracks. The...

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Description: Memohead of Keeler Lumber & Fuel Company of Beloit, Wisconsin, a dealer in lumber and coal, with a tree stump, a pile of smoldering coal, and wisps of smok...

Date: 1873 ca.

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

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No. 1 Cotton Mill

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The No. 1 Cotton Mill. Plank sidewalk in foreground.

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Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.

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Church Picnic

Date: 1976 

Description: A group of African Americans gathered at a picnic table for an outdoor church picnic.

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Milton College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A view of older, established buildings at Milton College.

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Costumed Protesters

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: Two people are holding up their protest signs while posing for the camera outside the Donald Trump rally. The man on the right is wearing a bunny costume a...

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