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Ashburn Family

Date: 1877 ca.

Description: The Ashburn family sits around a table in their yard. Behind them is a frame house with plants on its porch, curtains visible in its windows, and a pump by...

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J.K.P. Porter House

Date: 1865 before

Description: Family portrait of the Porters, standing in front of their log cabin with a horse.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Colorized postcard view down sidewalk along tree-lined street in the central business district. On the right is a large marble building, and on the left si...

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: French Second Empire style, C. Loftus Martin House, 327 Milton Ave., built ca. 1868. Richard Lloyd Jones was born in Janesville in 1873 and lived there unt...

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Description: Exterior view of the Beloit Public Library. The reverse of the image has a note: "1903, Carnegie bldg, cost $25,000 - Patton + Miller, Chicago, Arch."

Date: 1987 

Description: Employees of the General Motors plant in head to work.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: The Janesville City Hospital.

Date: 1875 

Description: Halvor Skavlem (middle?), Gunil Olmstead Skavlem and a friend stand near the fence in front of Skavlem's frame home, with an unidentified man reading on th...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: The residence of Carrie Jacobs Bond. On the postcard the text reads: "Where she wrote 'I Love You Truly.'" There is a plaque on a stone in the front lawn.

Date:  date unknown

Description: In the foreground, Erik Jensen, a minister with his hat in hand, shakes K. Doxstad's hand. Nearby a toddler pulls his own baby carriage. Two carriages, a b...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Image of the river and bridge with Janesville in the background.

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Milton House Inn

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: The Milton House was supposedly a part of the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. The house was built in 1845 by Joseph Goodrich and turned into an...

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Miss Zelma Purchase

Date: 1948 

Description: Miss Zelma Purchase, of the Home Economics Department at International Harvester's Evansville Works, sits at a table with folded hands.

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Electric Sign

Date:  

Description: An electric sign for "The Manor / 2 Blocks / Dining" towers over a long, one-story building.

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Ralph Warner House

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Exterior view of Ralph Warner's backyard and house.

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Kreb's Pharmacy

Date: 1947-12-29 

Description: Interior of Kreb's Pharmacy, with the soda fountain and customers in booths.

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Description: View of the Edgerton Public Library from the front, with the sidewalk and a driveway in front of the building. An American flag on a flagpole is in the fr...

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Tallman House

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: View of the second parlor in the Tallman House.

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Milton College

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Milton College campus.

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: Business card of Edward Rohloff, a traveling salesman for Willson's Monarch Laboratory, a manufacturer of patent medications in the early part of the 1900s...

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