• Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of the west side of South Main Street in Janesville includes Muril's Menswear, Williams' Jewelry, and the Hayes Block building.

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  • Main Street, looking north

    This color postcard shows a number of unidentified commercial buildings, as well as a drug store, a cigar store, a trolley car, and a horse and buggy.

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  • First Congregational Church --1860

    1860 photo of First Congregational Church and the Rock River from the back of Bostwick's store, looking west up Dodge Street when Dodge Street was a dirt road.

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  • Milwaukee Street, West

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Photo of the south side of West Milwaukee Street from High Street, including the Christian Book Supply Store, Salvation Army Thrift Store, Sharon's Draperies and Gems, Rings, and Things.

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  • Main Street (South)

    This color postcard depicts South Main Street looking toward the Courthouse. Commercial buildings line the unpaved street, and horses and buggies are parked along the sidewalks.

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  • Lappin-Hayes Block, 1980s

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of the Hayes Block from the early 1980s includes the Dewey and Brandt Silverware and China store (16 East Milwaukee Street) and McLean's Jewelry (22 East Milwaukee Street). The Hayes Block…

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  • Main Street

    Early 1900s photo of Main Street, looking north from the corner of Main and Milwaukee Streets.

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Photo of North Main Street, including the Janesville Sport Shop (22 North Main), Hall's Fine Portraits (20 North Main), and the IOOF, No. 14, on the second floor of 22 North Main: The Shamrock bar was…

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  • Main Street

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    This photo of the west side of North Main Street around 1981 shows some of the retail businesses on the street, including the King's Pub; Dorothy's Records, Cards,and Candles; and Patti's Place.

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  • Milwaukee Street Bridge in the early 1900s

    Early 1900s photo of the Milwaukee Street bridge looking east, with the Jackman Block on the left, and the Hayes Block and the Myers Hotel on right. A couple of boys are riding bicycles across the bri…

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  • Main Street as seen from Milwaukee Street in the 1890s

    Late 1800s photo of Main Street from Milwaukee Street, including the Jackman Building and the Myers House. Horses and buggies, buildings with awnings, and unpaved streets are included in this photo.

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  • Milwaukee and River Streets

    Color postcard of the commercial buildings on Milwaukee Street, which appears to be unpaved. Horses and buggies as well as pedestrians populate the wide street.

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  • West Milwaukee Street

    Tinted postcard showing business establishments along West Milwaukee Street in the horse and buggy era.

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  • Fourth of July, 1870

    1870 photo of the corner of Main and Court Streets looking north, with many horses and buggies in the street. A sign advertises Lamont and Fuller. This photo is said to have been taken on the Fourth o…

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  • Milwaukee Street, West

    Tinted postcard showing business establishments along West Milwaukee Street in the horse and buggy era.

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  • Milwaukee Street, East

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Angled shot of the buildings on the 100 block of East Milwaukee Street in Janesville, including the Helgesen Building, Modern Abstract, and Northrop. Further up the street is the Sig Olsen Co. at 205…

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  • Milwaukee Street, East

    Early 1900s postcard of Janesville's Milwaukee Street looking east, including the Myers Hotel, streetcar tracks, a perfumery, and a store selling trusses.

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  • Milwaukee Street, West

    This undated (1950s?) photo of buildings on West Milwaukee Street in Janesville includes the Wisconsin Power and Light Company; Yagla's camera, radio, and television store; a bowling alley / ice cream…

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  • Plain Brown Rapper store

    Gruver, Lowell "Bud"

    Photo of The Plain Brown Rapper, Janesville's first X-rated bookstore, across from the police station:

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  • Main Street looking north

    This color postcard shows a subdued Main Street. No pedestrians are visible among the commercial buildings. Only horses and buggies parked along the street provide evidence that humans inhabit this to…

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