1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10
.

Photograph

Farmer's Birthday

Date: 1983-07-07 

Description: John Fitzsimmons and Barton Voegeli take a break from discing the fields to eat the birthday cake that Voegeli's wife made to celebrate the occasion.

Date: 2016-03-29 

Description: A line of photographers, reporters, and other media personnel lining up in the back of the Janesville Conference Center waiting to enter the Donald Trump r...

Date: 1890-06-18 ca.

Description: Group portrait outdoors of the reunion of Company F, 16th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, held at the farm of George W. Dibble in Rock County. Back row, left...

Postcard

Water Works

Date: 1919 ca.

Description: Colorized postcard view of the water works, smokestack and water tower. People are lounging under the trees in front.

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Aerial view of the Highway Trailer plant at Edgerton.

Photograph

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.

Date:  

Description: View of the plant and residential area, with smokestacks.

Date: 1885 

Description: Partial removal of railroad bridge over Rock River. A train is on a section not being removed in order to transport men and materials.

Date: 1935 

Description: A marker for the first log cabin built in the Janesville area. The cabin was built in 1835 by William Holmes, Joshua Holmes, John Inman and George Follmer....

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Map showing a plat of the city, land ownership by name, wards by number, local streets, buildings, fair grounds, nurseries, and part of Rock River. The map...

Date: 1952-05-16 

Description: Great grandchildren of Ole Knutson Nattestad, the first Norwegian settler in Wisconsin, Sonja Kay and John Carlton, standing with their parents, Mr. and Mr...

Map or Atlas

Edgerton, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...

Date: 1950-11-04 

Description: Roy "Colonel" Burks catches a pass from quarterback John Coatta in front of end Tilden Meyers (#84) during the football game between Wisconsin and Purdue a...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Birthplace of Carrie Jacobs Bond.

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: 1903 ca.

Description: Interior view of the Janesville Public Library. The reverse of the cardboard backing reads: "IV Waterbirds, Ducks, Gulls, Pelican." A second note reads: "C...

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...

Map or Atlas

City Map of Janesville

Date: 1873 

Description: This map shows landownership and acreages, lot and block numbers, roads and railroads, marshes, schools, churches, mills, rural buildings, and quarries. Re...

Print

Samuel Bell

Date: 1908 

Description: Samuel Bell, M.D. (1841-1913) of Beloit, Wisconsin.

Date:  

Description: Colorized postcard of an exterior view of the Frances Willard School with an American flag near the front door.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next 10

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.