the Janesville Room




Local History Database Search Results
Search Results

View Record Folder Headline/Keyword Date URL
1 Janesville High School 10-year reunion of the 1940 graduating class revealed that 10% of the class (35 graduates ) had died in World War II. CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 105
2 Sports 10-bell salute: 'Chubs' was area's boxing king (photo of Gary 'Chubs' Pliner)(Pliner moved to Janesville in 1980 and resurrected the city's youth boxing club.) 04 Jun 2014, 1B
3 Janesville Gazette 10 years on job in Janesville leave lasting impression (photo of and editorial by Gina Duwe)(Duwe has been a reporter and copy editor for The Gazette since 2005.) 09 Jan 2016, 4A
4 Janesville Mall 10 streakers run nude through the mall. 07 Mar 1973, CENTURY OF STORIES (977.587 DUPRE), 178
5 Elections (Rock County) 10 Reasons to back streets referendum (photo of Dave Bottcher)(editorial) 26 Oct 2014, 8A
6 Janesville Gazette 10 principles guide viewpoints for Gazette (editorial) 05 Jan 2014, 6A
7 Janesville Gazette 10 principles guide Gazette viewpoints (editorial) 31 Dec 2014, 4A
8 Janesville Gazette 10 principles guide Gazette viewpoints (editorial) 03 Jan 2016, 6A
9 General Motors Corp. (Productivity) 10 millionth Chevy rolls off local line (photo of Robert Lund and Everett Siegele): GM expects transmission production to hit high gear 22 Sep 1981
10 Businesses (Janesville) $10 million shopping center proposed here (Janesville Plaza on Milton Ave to be anchored by a W. T. Grant Co. department store; developers are Roger E. Benjamin and Michael Montlack) 05 Mar 1970

How to Read an Entry

Subject Heading - This field will tell you the general category this particular information has been put under.

Headline/Keyword - This field includes the newspaper headline or a description of the information that can be found about your topic.?

Date/Source - This field tells you the date of the Janesville Gazette article in which this article appeared (stand-alone dates refer to Janesville Gazette articles), or the books in which the information or photo can be found.

Search Tips

  • Start with the Headlines or Keyword field first.? Then try the Subject Heading field.?For the most thorough search, try separate searches in each field using a keyword. (For example, try "fire" in the Subject Heading field, examine the results, then do another search on "fire"? in the Headlines Field.)??
  • Using fewer words will produce more hits. Try to use the most unique word.
  • Try to use these certain words for better access in the Headlines Field:
    --To find statistics ?or maps, type in "graph" or "map."?
    --To find a chronology of something, type in "timeline"??
    --To find a photo or other illustration, type in "photo"?
  • The Date or Source field shows where a particular item is located in Hedberg Public Library. Date format in this field is dd/mmm/yyyy.*
    *If you find only a date in this field (for example, 08 Sep 2006, 1B), it's a reference to an article in the Janesville Gazette for that date.?
  • Abbreviations used in the Headlines field are: St., Ave., E., W., N., S., Co.
    We use these abbreviations consistently.? If you are searching for info on 303 E. Court St., be sure to use the abbreviations; otherwise, you will not find it.?

For additional help, contact Hedberg Public Library's Reference Department
at 608-758-6600 or


return to Local History Database


WiFi Zone
© Hedberg Public Library. All rights reserved.
316 South Main Street Janesville, WI 53545 | (608) 758-6600