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Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map showing a plat of the city, land ownership by name, wards by number, local streets, buildings, fair grounds, nurseries, and part of Rock River. The map...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: View down Main Street. A group of women are looking in store windows on the right.

Photograph

J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

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

Photograph

Y.M.C.A Building

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the buildings along Main Street.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville High School. The writing on the postcard reads "Hello Mattie, am still a living and will write to you soon. Just got home f...

Photograph

Free Hugs Project

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: Ken Nwadike, founder of the Free Hugs Project, is wearing a black and white "Free Hugs" t-shirt while starting to embrace an elderly man. A man in the fore...

Photograph

City Hospital

Date: 1892 ca.

Description: View across street of City Hospital.

Photograph

Hanchett Block

Date: 1949 ca.

Description: View of street corner on Hanchett's block, on the northeast corner of State and Brood streets, with a newspaper stand, clothing store, and a labor temple....

Photograph

GM Assembly Line

Date:  date unknown

Description: Assembly line workers at the General Motors plant.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized view looking down street in the central business district. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are on th...

Postcard

M.E. Church

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Gothic arches are over the doors and windows.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street looking north.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Rural Rock County students boarding a bus for the Janesville consolidated schools.

Photograph

Tallman House

Date: 1956 ca.

Description: View of bedroom with a baby crib in front of one window and a rocking chair in front of the other.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Court House Park from Court Street looking southeast. The Civil War monument can be seen near the center, behind is the old courthouse which was replaced...

Postcard

West Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of West Main Street, lined with trees.

Date: 1980-04-16 

Description: View from across street of a rectangular dilapidated building featuring arched windows. A billboard for H. Dan Wright Insurance is under the fire escape.

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...

Postcard

Grand Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The Grand Hotel.

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