Description: Carte-de-visite full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Belle Knickerbocker of Shullsburg, Wisconsin. She is holding a book in her left...

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: A marker for the first log cabin built in the Janesville area, surrounded by several women. The cabin was built in 1835 by William Holmes, Joshua Holmes, J...


Tallman House

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: View of Tallman House from front garden with trees.


Mr. W.H. Wheeler


Description: Head and shoulders studio portrait of W.H. Wheeler.


Memorial Day March

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Small group of elderly men, two of them bearing, respectively, a U.S. Flag, and a banner, perhaps a company roster. This may be a group of Civil War vetera...


Description: Letterhead of Champion Buckle of Janesville, Wisconsin, a buckle manufacturer, with an image of leather strapping fastened with a buckle. Various buckles a...


Fulton Street

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: View from corner of storefronts. Horse-drawn vehicles and pedestrians are in the street. There is a water fountain with a cup in the foreground.

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. There is large librarian's desk, with a bust of Abraham Lincoln to the right. Behind the desk are two colum...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: A walking path through the woods, with some people strolling on the pathway.

Date: 1955 

Description: This map includes a street index and shows municipal golf course, parks, schools, cemeteries, Janesville County Club, and industrial sites. The back of the...

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The library opened in 1903 and was funded by Andrew Carnegie at $30,000 and Eldred at $10,000. The reverse...


Description: House of Edward D. Eaton, the President of Beloit College.

Date: 1926 

Description: View from across road of an automotive repair shop along a commercial street.


Evans House

Date: 1977 

Description: Southeast view of the Evans house at 104 West Main Street with the Campbell-Willoughby house, at 44 West Main Street, in the foreground. The Evans house wa...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: A frame house with a retaining wall. The house was once occupied by the family of Jenkin Lloyd Jones just before they moved to Chicago. His son, Richard Ll...

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: Grace May Hall, as a five-year-old circus child, with a large show python coiled at her feet and a smaller show snake around her neck.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Rock River from bridge, featuring Beloit Iron Works factory on the left shoreline.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Entrance arch at Beloit College.

Date: 1909-11-04 

Description: Color postcard depicting Arthur Pratt Warner of Beloit flying his Curtiss Pusher for the first time, November 4, 1909. Warner was the first person in Wisc...

Date: 1860 ca.

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

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