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Engine Trouble

Date: 1980-01 

Description: "When this airplane developed engine trouble, it was forced to land on the Myron Weninger farm, south of Theresa. Hillary Weninger explains what happened."


Family Driving

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: George S. Parker and family seated in their car, one of the first automobiles in Janesville. Behind them is a couple in another car.


Hotel Athearn

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A view of the Hotel Athearn, which was built in 1891 across the street from the Grand Opera House. It was designed by the same man that designed the Grand...


First National Bank

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter view of the First National Bank with Dunbar Co. Jewelers and a chiropractor business to the left.


Industrial Plant

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of the back of an industrial plant and a nearby creek. A smoke stack is visible on the left.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Interior view of the John M. Olin House, 130 North Prospect Avenue, University Heights neighborhood. The house, which displays traditional Gothic lines and...

Date: 1934-07-18 ca.

Description: Men load barrels from Wagner Brewing Company onto the bed of an International truck. They are standing near a doorway to a brick building with an electric...


"Yankee Hill"

Date: 1946-10-30 

Description: At North Jackson and East Mason Streets, with the Sherman home (extreme left) and the Newton home (center). Four buildings are in the image, along the road...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fenced-in, the cattle find a grassy pasture of Observatory Hill below Washburn Observatory on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

Date: 1922 

Description: View across yard of the public school, a one-story wood frame L-shaped building on a hill. There are groups of students standing on the stairs at the entra...

Date: 1903 

Description: Shows lot numbers and dimensions. "Issued May 31, 1903" -- Inscribed in ink. Oriented with north to the upper right. Includes text. Labelled streets are "R...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows names, plot numbers, and payment status. The bottom right margin reads: "Surveyed April 28 & 29, 1879. Platted May 20."

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Methodist Episcopal Church or Emma Suxton Memorial Church.

Date: 1904 after

Description: View of the courthouse taken from across the street. A horse and carriage is parked on the lower right of the image.

Date: 1865 

Description: This detailed map of the area between Richmond and Petersburg shows fortifications, roads, railroads, towns, street patterns of Petersburg and Richmond, dr...

Date: 1954-06 ca.

Description: Construction equipment and view of new bridge under construction.


Giles House

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Giles house, residence of Hiram H. Giles, state legislator and social welfare authority.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Railroad station from across the street. The station has blue roofs, several cars are parked in front, and some trees are visible.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A cargo ship on the river with a derrick.

Date: 1958-04-01 

Description: An antique 82-year-old horse-drawn hearse, pushed by pranksters into the Milwaukee River near the North Avenue bridge, being pulled out by a tow-truck, as...

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