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Date: 1925 

Description: Charles E. Brown stands beside a chain and crank operated water pump. Brown was the curator of the museum of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin and...


Rebuilt Canuck

Date: 1928-08-31 

Description: Horace Hill, Pete Brandenberg, and unidentified children at the Beloit Airport with a Canuck airplane rebuilt by Allen Loveland. Surplus Canucks, as the Cu...


Christ Church

Date: 1934 ca.

Description: Christ Church, an Episcopal church on Court Street, torn down about 1935 to build a new church.


Milton Academy

Date: 1870 ca.

Description: In 1844 Joseph Goodrich founded Milton Academy and built the first gravel and mortar building in the town. (Note that the Milton House is often called the...


Milton House

Date: 1900 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...


Tallman House

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: View of the dining room in the Tallman House.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Janesville Public Library on South Main Street.


Natesta Cabin Site

Date: 1925-07-15 

Description: Natesta cabin site in Clinton.

Date:  date unknown

Description: East facing view from the Upper Bridge, featuring the Beloit water tower in the distance.

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Middle College building, Beloit College.

Date:  date unknown

Description: The railroad bridge over the Rock River.

Date: 1853 

Description: Map covers area between the cities of Janesville and Kenosha in Rock, Walworth, and Kenosha counties for railroad routes. Lakes and counties are labelled....


Samuel Bell

Date: 1908 

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

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Whitford Memorial Hall, in which is housed the library of Milton College, including many books on biology and evolution.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Two men, one of whom is Halver Skavlem, and a woman, Gunil Skavlem, are posed in a yard. One man reads the "Western Rural", a newspaper dated August 14, 18...


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.

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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: 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: Elevated, colorized postcard view of a street in a central business district. Streetcar tracks run down the center of the street, and automobiles are drivi...

Date: 1919 

Description: Advertisement for the Townsend Oil Tractor featuring an illustration of a man using a telescope to watch another man rake in a pile of money. The headline...

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