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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...
Date: 1871 ca.
Description: Side and front view of Luther Valley Church, built in 1872.
Description: Entrance marker to the museum.
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Front view of the Van Pool Brothers office, where the Master Builders' Association of Wisconsin was founded.
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: 1905 ca.
Description: Wagon bridge and dam on the Rock River at Monteray.
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: Portrait of Clemens Rath, head of Rath Church Decorating Service, 3331 University Avenue, standing beside a glass mosaic window made by the firm for St. Pa...
Description: Seated carte-de-visite portrait of Corporal Elizah Hudson, Company K, 13th Wisconsin Infantry.
Date: 1934 ca.
Description: Formerly on the corner of Court and South Bluff Streets, the All Souls Church was later converted into a "flat building".
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...
Description: Bird's-eye map of Beloit with insets of Williams Engine Works, Eclipse Wind Engine Co., and John Foster & Co.
Description: Elevated view over rooftops. Farm fields and houses are in the background.
Description: Survey and development plan of the home grounds area of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Parker, drawn in red, black, and brown ink.
Date: date unknown
Description: Interior of building with equipment and exposed beams.
Description: Burial site of Gjermund Hansen (1786-1840), said to be the first Norwegian immigrant buried in Wisconsin.
Description: Colorized postcard view of a soldier's monument statue in a city park.
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...
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: A short black and white pole marks where a road converges with a state highway that stretches to the horizon. In the mid-distance before a hill is a railro...
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