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1 Parker family 1902 photo of George S. Parker and his family driving his second car, a Yale automobile. Mr and Mrs. Parker are in the front seat with their baby daughter, Virginia. In the back seat are the Parker sons, Russell (left) and Kenneth (hidden). from JG files, n.d., 1 page photocopy with handwriting from the back of the photo (pam); also printed in JG 20 Nov 1954
2 Historic buildings (Janesville) 1902 photo of a five men outside their grocery store on River St. The scene includes baskets of fruits and vegetables, including bananas and pineapples and an ad for Hires root beer! Also includes what appear to be gas lights and an ad for a printer. People identified in the photo are Harry Dorn, Wally Nash (proprietor, 3rd person) and his father (with beard), James Clark, and Walter Taylor. Gruver photos, vol. 6, p. 40a.
3 Courts (Rock County) 1902 business cards of lawyersin Janesville, including Whitehead & Matheson, Thomas S. Nolan, Wilson Lane, John Cunningham, Miss Angie King, Edwin F. Carpenter, F. C. Burpee, and C. W. Reeder. JANESVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT SOUVENIR ALBUM (977.587 JANES), p. 68
4 Businesses (Janesville) 1902 business cards for the following businesses: a book, cigars, and barber shop run by S. A. Warner; horse shoeing and wagon work by W. H. Grove; ladies' and children's furnishings from A. E. and A. T. Schmidley; tinsmithing by E. A. Truesdill; and a wine, liquor, and cigar shop run by Bobbie Burns. JANESVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT SOUVENIR ALBUM (977.587 JANES), p. 74
5 Parker Pen 1901 photo of Parker Pen offices over the Myers Theater. Photo includes men and women working at desks under what appear to be gas lights. Gruver photos, vol. 8, p. 36b.
6 Businesses (Janesville) 1901 photo of Main Street grocer, I. C. Brownell (perhaps L. C. Brownell?), standing outside his store. MAIN AND MILWAUKEE, p. 5
7 Janesville Century of Stories 1900-1909 All Aboard the 20th Century 27 Mar 1999
8 Historic buildings (Janesville) 1900 photo of sugar beet factory once on Delavan Dr. Gruver photos, vol. 4, p. 25b;COMMERCIAL BANK CALENDAR, Nov 1993 (JR 977.587 JANES 1992- )
9 Businesses (Janesville) 1900 photo of R. H. Pickering outside his grocery store on S. Main St. MAIN AND MILWAUKEE, p. 8
10 Myers Theater 1900 photo of Myers Theater's interior. Pre-1902 photo of interior of "Myers Grand Opera House." Gruver photos, vol. 1, p. 32a; JANESVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT SOUVENIR ALBUM (977.587 JANES), p. 134


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