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1 Edgerton (WI) Edgerton: 2002 Treasure Guide (includes map, list of businesses and 2002 calendar of events) Yellow tri-fold pamphlet put out by the city of Edgerton 2002
2 Genealogy (Rock County Resources) Rock County Genealogical Society (membership form and list of publications) Yellow folded pamphlet put out by the Rock County Genealogical Society, 1997?
3 Janesville History (Visitors) Wisconsin State Genealogical Society, 2008 Fall Seminar: "Family History Treasures at the National Archives" (Saturday, October 11, 2008, Holiday Inn Express, Janesville, Wisconsin, hosted by the Rock County Genealogical Society, Craig Roberts Scott featured speaker) Yellow flyer from the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society, 2008
4 Theatre Unlimited "The Sound of Music" a benefit for the Janesville YWCA CARE house" (1997?) Yellow flyer (1/4 sheet of yellow paper) put out by Theatre Unlimited, 1997? (pamphlet)
5 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) "The Sound of Music" a benefit for the Janesville YWCA CARE house" (1997?) Yellow flyer (1/4 sheet of yellow paper) put out by Theatre Unlimited, 1997? (pamphlet)
6 Janesville (WI) "Manager's Notes" (May 29, 1997; May 1998; July 23, 1997; October 9, 1997; January 12, 1998; March 1998; July 1998; November 1998; January 1999; March 1999) Yellow 1-2 page newsletter put out by City Manager Steve Sheiffer (assorted dates 1997-1999)
7 Physicians and nurses "The Watseka Wonder: a narrative of startling phenomena occurring in the case of Mary Lurancy Vennum," by W. W. Stevens (Chicago:Religio-Philosophical Publishing House, 1894, pp. 1-38. (E. W. Stevens was a Janesville physician.) Xeroxed chapter of a book
8 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Manifesto revealed: Jakubowski details how government wronged him in document: Calls government a 'gang of terrorists' (includes alleged 35 pages of manifesto) WTMJ-TV MILWAUKEE, 12 Apr 2017
9 Janesville History Other places in the U.S. named Janesville: In addition toJanesville Townships in Kansas and Minnesota, other towns named Janesville in other states include: Janesville, California; Janesville, Illinois; Janesville, Iowa; Janesville, Minnesota; Janesville, New York; Janesville, Pennsylvania; and Janesville, Wisconsin. World Place Finder CD
10 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Police arrest person who dropped off, picked up gun at Janesville elementary school (Lincoln Elementary School)(...Chief Moore said there is no connection between the gun...and the Jakubowski investigation.)(Joseph Jakubowski) WKOW-TV MADISON, 13 Apr 2017

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