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Photograph

Court Street

Date: 1870 ca.

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

Date: 1965 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of the exterior view of the Colonel Robert H. Morse Library at Beloit College.

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Hotel Myers, in downtown Janesville. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there until his father, Rev. Jenkin Lloyd Jones moved th...

View a pictorial review of the Wisconsin State Fair from 1851 when it began.

Photograph

Cooksville School

Date: 1924 ca.

Description: Cooksville School Class. Teacher Lloyd Porter (top row). First row: Arthur Julseth, Alvin Nording, Walter Weber, _______ Moe, Freddie Zinn, Tollef Lunde, C...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Family around table in yard, with woman knitting and dog nearby. Small stone house behind wood fence. The house has a small frame addition, probably a kitc...

Postcard

Grange Store

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the Grange Store on Main Street East.

Date: 1980-09 

Description: Small house with screened-in porch. In the foreground is a fenced-in garden surrounding a telephone pole.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An ink and water color on paper, hand-drawn map showing the section divisions in the southern half of the Janesville Township (Township 3 North, Range 12 E...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across lawn of First Congregational Church. The view is perhaps taken from a park, which has trees and benches in the foreground.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Rock County Insane Asylum.

Photographs of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Learn about how the Wisconsin Free Library Commission helped to establish and improve free public libraries in Wisconsin.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard of the exterior view of a high school. Students are sitting on the front steps.

Date: 1973 

Description: This map includes an index of streets and schools and also shows parks, schools and public lands, and industrial sites. Portions of the map are in green an...

Photograph

Church Picnic

Date: 1976 

Description: A group of African Americans gathered at a picnic table for an outdoor church picnic.

Photograph

Union Cooperative

Date: 1981-05 

Description: Exterior of building located at East Church Street.

Photograph

Porter House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the William Porter house. It was built and designed by Lucas Bradley in the cottage Gothic style in 1855.

Photograph

Raising the Flags

Date:  

Description: Two boys raise the United States and Wisconsin flags in front of their Rock County school.

Photograph

Clausen House

Date: 1925 

Description: The Clausen farm house, residence of C.L. Clausen.

Photograph

G.A.R. Beloit

Date:  date unknown

Description: Outdoor portrait of eight members of the Grand Army of the Republic, including W.H. Wheeler.

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