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Date: 1962 ca.
Description: Exterior view of First Congregational Church in winter.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Elevated view of the Rock River, with a large smokestack and water tower on the left. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there u...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: The Grand Hotel.
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: View of the Lincoln Bedroom displaying the bed and chair.
Description: Wagon bridge and dam on the Rock River at Monteray.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: "Mineral spring pavilion with visitors taking the waters." Seven adults, including a man in a top hat, five children and a woman are posed in a gazebo buil...
Description: Group portrait of the Evansville Home Talent League baseball team.
Description: Two boys raise the United States and Wisconsin flags in front of their Rock County school.
Description: The dam in Janesville.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: This map shows a plat of the city, land ownership by name, wards by number, local streets, buildings, fair grounds, nurseries, and part of Rock River. The...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodrich and turned into an...
Date: 1865 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Street.
Description: View of the plant and residential area, with smokestacks.
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Side and front view of Luther Valley Church, built in 1872.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Sleeping quarters at the State School for the Blind, with four single beds, a dresser, a chair, and a table.
Description: This is identified as the Jacob Larsen farm, but pictured are Ole Ashburn and his second wife seated in the yard with a table between them. The frame house...
Description: Letterhead of the Parker Pen Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building, with people walking on the sidewalk, and a streetcar, automobiles,...
Date: 1902 ca.
Description: View of the Hilton Hotel with a stagecoach parked near the entrance.
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.
Description: Man using a Toledo scale at the Mernick Dairy.
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