• Croak Brewery bottles

    Photo of old beer bottles from Croak Brewery which was on North River Street in the early 1900s. Croak Brewery started operations in 1906 when they purchased the City Brewery facility. They continued…

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  • Myers House Hotel, 1875

    1875 photo of Myers House Hotel and Todd's Brewery on Milwaukee Street. Peter Myers' home can be seen on the hill at the end of the street.

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  • Horses and wagons lined up on Milwaukee Street

    1913 photo of Milwaukee Street between River and Franklin Streets. Photo includes Jim Hemmings' delivery wagons, Flynn's Restaurant and Bakery, Hub Clothing, Motel Photographer, and a sign for Schlitz…

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  • River Street grocer

    Photo of five men outside their grocery store on River Street in Janesville. The scene includes baskets of fruits and vegetables, including bananas and pineapples, and an ad for Hires root beer! It al…

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  • Gray's Beverage Company building

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    1981 photo of the Gray's Beverage Company building in its 1959 location at 2424 West Court Street in Janesville. Established in 1856 by Joshua Gray, by the 1880s, this company had a bottling company i…

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  • Janesville Fire Department: souvenir published in the interest of the Firemen's Relief Association

    Bissell and Dougherty, Douglas, L. A

    The "Janesville Fire Department Souvenir Album," a quality book published in 1902 by the local newspaper for the Firemen’s Relief Association, is not only a pictorial history of 19th century Janesvill…

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