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1 General Motors Corp. (Workers) 1970s (?) color photo of workers on the Janesville GM assembly line 1-page photocopy (pam) of image from Photos from Growing Up in Janesville, WI website
2 Immigrants 1970? photo of Show Yet Chin (known as Sam) who ran the Sam Hing Laundry at 22 S. Jackson. PICTORIAL HISTORY OF JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN (JR 977.587 PICTO), p. 115
3 First Congregational Church "1970: Our 125th Year: United Church of Christ First Congregational, Janesville, Wisconsin" by Pastor Kendrick Strong. This directory includes the church's officers as well as photos of the church's members, their phone numbers and addresses. 35?-page pamphlet with a goldenrod-colored cover, 1970.
4 Janesville Century of Stories 1970-1979 Affluence Runs Out of Gas 30 Oct 1999
5 Population (Janesville) 1970 Rock County and Janesville statistics from the U.S. Census 40-page photocopied document (pamphlet) from the U.S. Census, 1970
6 General Motors Corp. (Strikes) 1970 photo of General Motors Assembly Division workers on the picket line in Janesville. Picketers includeL. C. Everson, Clifford Backes, Harold Babcock, Jerry Avery, Ron Austin, Larry Badtke, Stephen Baker, Ron Backman, and Al Baaken (?). WISCONSIN STATE JOURNAL, 16 Aug 1970; also in GM Binder, vol. 2 (JR338.762 GENER), p. 11
7 Industries (Janesville) 1970 list of Janesville industries, their address, phone numbers, number of exmployees, officers, and products 4-page mimeographed pamphlet put out by the Janesville Chamber of Commerce, July 1970
8 Rock County Historical Society 1970 annual report of the Rock County Historical Society 20-page pamphlet with green cover put out by the Rock County Historical Society, 1970
9 General Motors Corp. (History) 1970 aerial photo of the General Motors plant in Janesville. COMMERCIAL BANK CALENDAR, Jul 1999 (JR 977.587 JANES 1992-).
10 Gilman Engineering and Manufacturing Co. 1969: year of growth at Gilman (aerial photo of the company's facilities with the additions numbered; photo of "the largest automatic assembly system ever shipped by Gilman") 31 Dec 1969, 14B

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