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Green Thumb Site

Date: 1979-01 

Description: Green Thumb was a project sponsored by the National Farmers Union to find jobs for the elderly people who were able to work. During his district tour Congr...

Photograph

Beer Truck

Date: 1932 

Description: A Ford "sedan delivery" truck owned by Feinberg Distributing Co. of Baraboo is parked in front of the Philbrick Ford Garage at 207 Third Avenue. "Blatz Bee...

Photograph

Riverside Park

Date: 1952 

Description: Riverside Park, as seen from the south side of the Fox River. A section of the Main street bridge can be seen at the left.

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Description: Letterhead of the Murphy Products Company, with a three-quarter view of the company building and trucks, automobiles, and a train nearby, flanked on either...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Police and others shown posed in and around horse-drawn carriages in front of a large brick building with open doors. The City Ambulance is on the left dra...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Downtown view. On the left side of the street is a restaurant, a photography store, a drugstore, and an ice cream parlor. On the right side is another ice...

Date: 1930-04 

Description: Three Western Union messenger boys pose with a bicycle in front of the Western Union sign at 650 State Street. There is snow on the ground. The messenger b...

Date: 1908-05-09 

Description: Kite aerial panoramic photograph of the central business district. In the distance is Lake Mendota. The fire damaged Wisconsin State Capitol is in the cent...

Photograph

CIty View

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated city view featuring a neighborhood in a hilly landscape. Published by A.P. Brown & Bro.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...

Photograph

Business District

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a business district featuring automobiles, passengers, and storefronts. On the right, a man and child can be seen near the windows of F.W. Woolwor...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View from the railroad tracks back toward the railroad station.

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Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every day devoted to circulating them through the same routine streets wore them thin into retirement.

Photograph

"The Fruit Boat"

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A Coca-Cola vending machine is on the right, near a table with a scale and boxes of fruit, under an awning. On the left is a car near the curb.

Date: 1938-12 ca.

Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...

Photograph

Rock River

Date: 1860 

Description: View of the Rock River with a railroad bridge in the foreground.

Date: 1961 ca.

Description: A International Scout truck on display in a showroom. A man is standing behind the truck, which is displayed in front of large windows which look out onto...

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...

Date: 1917 ca.

Description: Three men stand next to International Model F (or 31) buses parked along the side of a street. Two men are sitting in the driver's sseat of two of the buse...

Photograph

Center Street

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Center Street with houses and trees on both sides, with automobile.

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