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Description: The Skavlem monument, dedicated to the "oldest Norwegian immigrant", born 1760, died 1841.
Description: View from across road of an automotive repair shop along a commercial street.
Date: 1860 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.
Date: date unknown
Description: Exterior view from dirt road of the First Presbyterian Church on Prospect Street.
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: View from the south with a railroad in the foreground, river in the middle distance, and Janesville in the background.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Watercolor of the "Old Milton House", done by Mrs. Louise Westley of Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Ra...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Trolley car driving along Grand Avenue, with people walking on the sidewalks next to storefronts.
Description: Elevated view of the Janesville Countryside.
Description: A drawing of Milton Academy.
Description: View over roads and railroad tracks of industrial silos for the Brunsell Co. Trucks are parked nearby, and warehouses are on the right.
Date: 1874 ca.
Description: View of the Koshkonong Hotel (later the Lakehouse Inn), a stone and brick hotel with lots of windows, a parapet roof and a small structure on roof, on Mapl...
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: A homestead built in 1844, and hence a "century homestead" in Rock Prairie.
Date: 1919 ca.
Description: Pedestrians in shopping district. Cars are parked and a streetcar is coming down the street.
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: The Lappin block, Ed. Carpenter, proprietor. Businesses on this block include: Bort, Baily & Co., Dry Goods and Carpets; A.F. Hall & Co., "The Reliable Jew...
Description: Interior of Kreb's Pharmacy, with the soda fountain and customers in booths.
Description: Robert Romley uses a steel husker and shredder near a silo and barn on his farm.
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: 1865 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Milwaukee Street.
Description: Man using a Toledo scale at the Mernick Dairy.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Beloit College, Memorial Hall, which houses the Logan Museum.
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