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Main Street

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Looking northwest from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Main Street, with trolley track running down the center of the street.

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the exterior of the Second Congregational Church.

Photograph

Milton Academy

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: In 1844 Joseph Goodrich founded Milton Academy and built the first gravel and mortar building in the town. (Note that the Milton House is often called the...

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...

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: 1860 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Janesville from the High School building.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Janesville High School.

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: Side and front view of Luther Valley Church, built in 1872.

Date: 1927-07-15 

Description: Survey and development plan of the home grounds area of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Parker, drawn in red, black, and brown ink.

Automobiles in Wisconsin History

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Postcard

Downtown Beloit

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of downtown Beloit.

Map or Atlas

Map of Beloit

Date: 1952 ca.

Description: This colorful map of Beloit shows roads, railroads, rivers, creeks, business districts, industrial areas, and parks and recreation areas. The map includes...

Photograph

Milton College

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: A building on the Milton College campus.

Date: 1937-01-07 

Description: A traveling salesman with Willson's Monarch Labs stands beside the horse-drawn wagon that took him on sales routes in rural Wisconsin. Willson manufactured...

Date: 1945 ca.

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

Date: 1967 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view of Fraternity Row at Beloit College.

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Description: View of the bridge over water, with a building behind it.

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of the buildings along Main Street.

Photograph

East Grand Avenue

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View down East Grand Avenue of the business district with a shoe business at the end of the street and the Hilton Hotel to the left.

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Description: Interior view of the Magnolia Cheese Factory.

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