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Date: 1926 

Description: View from across road of an automotive repair shop along a commercial street.

Date: 1978-06-22 

Description: View of carnival with a water tower in the background. There are trailers, and a carousel is on the left. Carts selling food like popcorn and sausage are p...

Photograph

Christ Church

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Christ Church, an Episcopal church on Court Street, torn down about 1935 to build a new church.

Date: 1945 ca.

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

Postcard

West Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

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

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: 1950 ca.

Description: Middle College building, Beloit College.

Postcard

Downtown Beloit

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline down Rock River, with the Northwestern Railway bridge and Beloit College in the far background.

Date: 1960 

Description: Republican presidential candidate Richard M. Nixon speaks at an outdoor event. There is an airplane in the background. Patricia Nixon is shown seated behin...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Janesville City Hospital.

Date: 1877 

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

Map or Atlas

Edgerton, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

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...

Postcard

Carnegie Library

Date: 1911 before

Description: Hand-colored postcard showing an exterior view of the Carnegie Library. A small group of children is gathered on the stairs at the front of the building.

Date: 1962 

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

Date: 1931-09-21 

Description: Destroyed farm building next to a standing barn. Agricultural equipment is in the foreground.

Date: 1875 

Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. There is large librarian's desk, with a bust of Abraham Lincoln to the right. Behind the desk are two colum...

Date: 1984 

Description: A reunion of former members of Hangar 13, an organization of Beloit boys that built and raced model airplanes during the 1930s.

Photograph

Ashburn Family

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...

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