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Description: View down Broad Street. There is one automobile parked on the left, and some horse-drawn vehicles in the far distance. Houses and sidewalks are on both sid...
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.
Date: 1877 ca.
Description: Exterior of the First Congregational Church and buildings nearby in downtown area.
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of John F. Harker, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Oval-framed view of the industrial area along the Rock River.
Description: Exterior view of the Beloit Public Library. The reverse of the image has a note: "1903, Carnegie bldg, cost $25,000 - Patton + Miller, Chicago, Arch."
Description: Pouring concrete for footings on the Bass Creek Bridge on County Highway D in Rock County. The contractor is Luety Brothers.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: A house, probably one of the earliest in the area, located near Luther Valley. Adjoining property belonging to a family named Clausen (at the time of the p...
Description: Jesse C. Brabazon, a pioneer aviator from Delavan, Wisconsin, in his uniform as a member of the Milwaukee Wing of the Civil Air Patrol during World War II.
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Dorothy Sunne (b. 1922) stands on a stump in front of her house. She is wearing a winter coat with a cap, stockings and shoes.
The coat and cap are in th...
Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Gothic arches are over the doors and windows.
Description: View of the Beta House on the Beloit College campus.
Description: Standard Oil Company constructed this brick super-service station in 1930 at 101 North Franklin Street. Its Spanish Colonial-style details include decorati...
Description: Photographic postcard view of the North (men's) Dormitory at Beloit College.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Well-dressed men, women and children are posed in a gazebo built over the Iodo-Magnesian Springs...
Description: View from across road of an automotive repair shop along a commercial street.
Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...
Description: A reunion of former members of Hangar 13, an organization of Beloit boys that built and raced model airplanes during the 1930s.
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Aerial view of a residential part of Janesville.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Several looms in the instructional weaving facility at the State School for the Blind.
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