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Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. Among the room are reading tables, bentwood chairs, light fixtures hanging from the tall ceiling, and two c...

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:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. A streetcar is in the distance and horses and buggies are in the foreground.

Date: 1962 

Description: Exterior of themuseum, with the museum annex on the left.


Milton College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Milton College campus.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Santa Claus surrounded by children at a Christmas Party sponsored by the United Automobile Workers Local 121 of Janesville.

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Date: 1958-10-31 

Description: View of one of the 14 stations-of-the-cross glass mosaic panels recently installed at St Patrick's Catholic Church in Janesville. In this panel, Christ is...

Date: 1980-04-21 

Description: Across a street leading to 51 is a parking lot with a single automobile parked in a lot near a church. Across the street to the left is a Shell gas station...

Date: 1933-07-19 

Description: Pantry decorated in 1840s style in Ralph Warner's "The House Next Door," aka the Lovejoy-Duncan House, 11219 N. Webster Street, Cooksville.


Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down Court Street in Janesville toward the west.


A.W. Agnew Farm

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Barn and two silos on the farm of A.W. Agnew.

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Former Harrison OK Used Car lot, Center Avenue (US Highway 51).


Ralph Warner House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Garden with trees and a stone fence in the backyard of Ralph Warner's home.

Date: 1925 

Description: A worn, painted wooden sign reads: "Temperance House by J. Child 1852." It was "at Lima Center, the first house south of the cemetery on the main road bet...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view of the Beloit College campus.


Rock Prairie Barn

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Barlass barn in Rock Prairie, built in 1861, thought to be the largest stone barn remaining in Wisconsin. The stone for this barn was hauled from Carver's...


Bluff Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from the intersection of Bluff Street and Grand Avenue. The streets is cobblestone.


Steel Shredder

Date: 1930 

Description: Men use a Farmall tractor and a steel husker-shredder(?) on the farm of Robert Rawley.


Clausen House

Date: 1925 ca.

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

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