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Memorial Day March

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Small group of elderly men, two of them bearing, respectively, a U.S. Flag, and a banner, perhaps a company roster. This may be a group of Civil War vetera...


Ralph Warner House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Ralph Warner's backyard and house.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Emerson Hall, with trees and the lawn in foreground.


Vin Fiz Evidence

Date: 1953 

Description: Jesse Brabazon, pioneer aviator from Delavan, displaying fabric from the Vin Fiz, the airplane in which Calbraith P. Rodgers made the first transcon...

Date: 1873 ca.

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


Hops Field

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Group of men, women and children gathered in a hops field, possibly that of Paul Saavles. The women wear hoods.


View of Janesville

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Janesville from the West.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Looking down West Church Street, lined with trees.



Date: 1980 

Description: Large bush-like tree in cemetery.

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...


Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Main Street, looking west.


Clausen House

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: A view of the Clausen farm house, residence of C.L. Clausen.

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of a square in the central business district. A cable car runs down the center of the street, and horse-drawn vehicles are parked a...

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: View from road of storm damage to a farm. The barn roof has blown off. Men are working on the roof, which has exposed roof timbers. In the foreground are t...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Several looms in the instructional weaving facility at the State School for the Blind.


Description: An event at Frances Willard School.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Entrance to the Catholic Church.

Date: 1877 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Janesville on the Rock River.

Date: 1925 

Description: Charles E. Brown stands beside a chain and crank operated water pump. Brown was the curator of the museum of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin and...


GM Assembly Line

Date:  date unknown

Description: Assembly line workers at the General Motors plant.

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