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Photograph

Skavlem Monument

Date: 1925 

Description: The Skavlem monument, dedicated to the "oldest Norwegian immigrant", born 1760, died 1841.

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Description: Interior view, perhaps from the entrance, of the Beloit Public Library. There is a large librarian's desk in the center, with freestanding bookshelves on b...

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: This map shows a plat of the town, land owners by name, local streets, railroads, churches, and part of the Rock River. The map is also indexed by church d...

Photograph

Porter House

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the William Porter house. It was built and designed by Lucas Bradley in the cottage Gothic style in 1855.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Exterior of the second Rock County Court House which stood from 1896 to 1955. The Architect was E. Townsend Mix.

Photograph

Farm Buildings

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Description: View across lawn of a Quonset hut-style building and metal grain bin. A barn and other farm buildings including a silo are on the right. To the left is a f...

Date: 1885 after

Description: Stereograph view of Memorial Hall at Beloit College.

Map or Atlas

Clinton, Wisconsin

Date: 1871 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Clinton.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Right side view of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway locomotive engine no. 632.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of the factory.

Photograph

Jefferson School

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: Jefferson School, built on the site of the first cemetery in Janesville.

Date: 1969-10 

Description: A street map of Janesville showing the block numbers on each street. Other landmarks are labeled such as chain stores, parks, schools, manufacturing compa...

Photograph

Charles Baker

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Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Charles Baker, Company B, 14th Wisconsin Infantry, who was killed in action.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of the industrial area along the Rock River.

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Pastor Claus Friman Magelssen (1830-1904), his second wife Marie Schlambusch Magelssen, and their family sit around a table set for coffee in the foregroun...

Postcard

Main Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Main Street looking north.

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Music recital room at the State School for the Blind with seven rows of seating, a piano and cello. Adorning the front wall is the Latin phrase "Lux Oritur...

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Description: Exterior view of Harriet Wheeler's house, built in 1884, at the corner of Chapin Street and Milwaukee Road.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville High School. The writing on the postcard reads "Hello Mattie, am still a living and will write to you soon. Just got home f...

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