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1 Accidents (Janesville) Gerald Poppy is crash victim (I-90)(Sunday, Aug 15, 1971)(Edward Bonk) THE CAPITAL TIMES, 17 Aug 1971
2 Crime and criminals (Rock County) Murder charges filed against police officer (Jerry Mulholland of Evansville; Mrs. Marlene Kay Mulholland) THE CAPITAL TIMES, 18 Feb 1977, p.2
3 Rock County Airport Rock County Airport program teaches teens to fly, for free(Wisconsin Aviation Academy) THE CAPITAL TIMES, 27 May 2003, 2B
4 Ryan, Paul Ryan's faux populism won't help the poor (editorial by John Nichols) THE CAPITAL TIMES, 30 Jul-05 Aug 2014, p.27
5 Churches (Janesville) St. Patrick's Church, Janesville, Wis. The Catholic Church in Wisconsin. Profusely Illustrated. 1895-1898
6 Parker Pen THE CENTER LINE index The Center Line is Allen Center's autobiography from 1946-1952, the years when he was a public relations man for Parker Pen Company in Janesville.AIRPLANES: of the Parker family and business, 45-46, 87-88, 91, 141, 187, 212-214, 219, 237-238; photos of, 141, 178, 187, 213ARNOLD, Frances (later, Mrs. Jim Black), 23-24, 79C, 102; marriage of, 141-144; photos of, 21, 142, 143, 256; pregnancy of, 206ARROW PARK (Parker Pen), 187, 189, 211, 222-223, 233, 234-235, 239, 241, 242; cost of, 244; dedication of, 243-248; photos of, 222, 246ATANASOV, Professor, 183BAHR, Jacquelin: photos of, 152, 159BAKER, Marlin: photo of, 50BALL, Fern, 235BALLPOINT PENS, 31-34, 49, 60-62, 65, 68, 105, 109, 239BATEMAN, ROBERT: photo of, 220BAUS, HERB, 172BENNETT, TONY, 194BENNING, WALT, 36BEST, EARL, 223; photo of, 224BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS magazine, 144BIRO PENS, 31-32BLACK, GREGORY: photo of, 215BLACK, JAMES N., 21, 24, 26, 37, 38-39, 49-49B, 56, 61, 63, 65, 79C, 145, 146, 149, 162, 178, 189, 206, 242; on Center's resignation from Parker Pen, 250, 252-254; marriage of, 141-144; photos of, 17, 18, 51, 63, 66, 71, 91, 107, 142, 143, 169, 256; residence of, 45, 102, 111, 131, 135, 141, 144; and Rudy Vallee, 68BLACK, MARVIN, 144BLISS, ROBERT, 78, 199, 243; photo of, 43BLUFF STREET: renaming of, 234BOGGS, ED, 64BOSTWICK, JOE: photo of, 169BOSTWICK'S DEPARTMENT STORE, 172BOUTELLE FAMILY, 24, 52BOZIAN FAMILY, 125, 225-226BROWN, ROGER, 261BUTLER, GRAHAM, 66, 170, 204-205; photos of, 170, 256BUTLER, JEANETTE (Mrs. Graham), 170; photo of, 256BYOIR, CARL, 168, 182CARLSON, FRANCES, 12, 17, 18, 26, 42, 44, 53, 54, 123, 161, 165; in Florida, 210, 215; Kenneth Parker plans to marry, 215-217; marries Kenneth Parker, 219-221; photos of, 220-221; stops working at Parker Pen, 217CENTER, ALLEN: location of memorabilia of, 251, 252; photos of, 69, 79A, 88, 108, 113, 114, 115, 118, 119, 123, 130, 133, 140, 157, 159, 171, 178, 184, 207, 218, 232, 233, 250, 260; and public relations at Parker Pen, 40-42, 63-64, 73-79A, 79C, 81-86, 111, 145-146, 159, 184, 189, 196-198, 211, 213, 215-217, 219-221, 223-225, 227-229, 234, 241; textbook by, 172-173, 184, 191-193, 194, 200, 219, 229-233, 236, 238, 239, 241. SEE ALSO Stirton, Nancy (later, Mrs. Allen Center)CENTER, DEAN: birth of, 153-156; growth of, 157, 194, 200, 204, 217; photos of, 156, 171, 190, 206, 215, 218, 225, 227, 260CENTER, DOUGLAS ALLEN: birth of, 126-128, 129-130; growth of, 138, 153, 155, 156, 191, 200, 204, 217; photos of, 130, 133, 134, 145, 146, 146B, 150, 166, 171, 190, 206, 207, 215, 218, 225, 227, 260CENTER, HARRY PRICE, 115, 116-117; photo of, 116CENTER, LAURIE ELLEN, 254, 259, 262-264; photo of, 265CENTER, RALPH ALLEN, 177CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (Janesville), 80CHARM magazine, 182CHICAGO HERALD AMERICAN, 114CHRISTIAN, BYRON H.,172CLOUGH, DARLENE: photo of, 188COMMUNITY CHEST CAMPAIGN (Janesville), 169, 173, 174-178CONDON, DOROTHY, 79A, 79B-79C; photos of, 67, 69, 79BCOPENHAGEN, DENMARK, 28COURT STREET (909): photo of, 60COYLE, JACK, 148, 174CRAWLEY, J. F.: photo of, 49CCULLEN, P. J., 137CUMMINGS, BILL, 67, 79B, 139; photo of, 107; photo of residence of, 139CUMMINGS, HELEN (Mrs. Bill), 67, 139; photo of, 107CUTLIP, ERNA, 191CUTLIP, GEORGE, 191CUTLIP, SCOTT M., 135-136, 138, 144-145, 158; photo of, 158; textbook by, 172-173, 184, 191-193, 194, 200, 219, 229-233, 236, 238, 239, 241DAILY WORKER, 226-227DANSIN, BETTY, 137DAWDY, JANE: photo of, 256DAWDY, JOHN: photos of, 67, 107, 256DAYHOFF, DON R., 80, 111; photos of, 51, 178DULIN, Mr. and Mrs., 118, 125EARL NEWSOME & COMPANY, 40-42, 54-56, 63, 194EASTMAN COMPANY, 170-171EBERHARD FABER pen company, 31, 32, 60EDDY, GEORGE A., 79B, 153, 155-156; photos of, 49C, 169, 184, 237, 246, 256EDDY, KAY, 153, 155-156; photos of, 122, 235, 256EFFECTIVE PUBLIC RELATIONS (Cutlip and Center), 172-173, 184, 191-193, 194, 200, 219, 229-233, 236, 238, 239, 241EISENHOWER, DWIGHT D., 30, 62ELLEN, EVELYN ("Evie"; later, Mrs. Lloyd Mevis), 35-36, 41, 138, 148, 149, 151, 155-156, 159, 165, 167, 182-183, 187, 194, 206, 222, 235, 251; photos of, 36, 172, 188, 256ELMER, FRED (barber), 190ESQUIRE magazine, 182EVERSHARP pen company, 27, 31, 32, 33, 60FALK, RICHARD S., 199FASHION ACADEMY AWARD pen, 159FENNENBOCK, ESTELLE, 202FENNENBOCK, HENRY ("Swanee"), 202-203FERRY, W. H. ("Ping"), 194-195 "51" pen, 30, 35-36, 43-44, 56-57, 68, 105, 109, 131, 145, 159, 240; ad for, 62, 174; Newsome's ideas about, 55; photo of, 110; photo of model of, 50; for Rudy Vallee, 68-69"FLAMINAIRE" LIGHTER, 169-170, 252; photo of, 169Florida: Kenneth Parker's compound in, 45-47, 87-89, 122, 131, 165, 210-211, 215-217, 219-221; photo of, 46, 88FOSTER, ART, 18, 204FOWLES, JOHN GUY, 197, 198FRANK, MILTON H., 199FRECHETTE, Dr., 126-127, 153, 154FREDENDAHL, JOHN, 214; photo of, 46GALLEHER, MAURY, 99, 101; photo of, 113GALVIN, BOB, 240-241, 242, 261GALVIN, PAUL, 238, 242, 261GARFIELD STREET (527 N.), 45; photo of, 24GELLEIN, ALEXIA, 137GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION, 128, 148, 174; Soap Box Derby, of, 168GIBB, DAVID, 49B-49C; photos of, 146, 215GIBB, FREDA ROBINSON (Mrs. John), 49B-49C, 215; photos of, 49B, 140, 143, 146GIBB, JOHN, 49A-C, 79B, 104-105, 107, 167, 170, 215; and Masonic Order, 122-123, 128-129; photos of, 49B, 66, 71, 79B, 91, 108, 122, 146, 169, 203GIBB, KAREN: photo of, 146GILLESPIE, MARY: photo of, 188GILMAN ENGINEERING, 139GLAMOUR magazine, 182GOWER, MARGE: photo of, 235GREGORY, FRANCIS F., 199GRESSMAN, GEORGE: photo, p. 212GRISW0LD, GLENN and DENNY, 172GULLETT, DAVID H., 51, 111, 168-169, 215-217, 219; photos of, 39, 169GULLETT, DAVID H., Jr., 168; photo of, 256GULLETT, IMA, 168; photo of, 256GULLETT, NANCY, 168HAAGENSON, KEN, 199HANDWRITING, 198HANSENS, BOB, 187, 251HANSONS, DAVE: photo of, 178HARLOW, REX, 144HAUMERSON, DAVE, 102, 111; photo of, 140. SEE ALSO Wood, Carol (Mrs. Dave Haumerson)HAYES, LLOYD: photos of, 108, 188HAYNES, LEE, 141, 149, 165, 187, 213-214, 216, 21, 251; photos of, 178, 188HAYNES, THELMA (Mrs. Lee), 251HEINLE, Mrs., 183, 200, 204, 243HIROHITO (Japanese emperor), 69HOLZNECHT, CHARLES A.: photo of, 110HOLZNECHT, FLORENCE (Mrs. Richard), 248, 251; photo of, 110HOLZNECHT, RICHARD ("Dick"), 110, 149, 151-152, 159, 168, 182, 187, 194, 197, 214, 228, 234; as Center's successor, 242, 248, 250, 251; photos of, 110, 159, 169, 188, 250HOWARD, ANN, 94; photos of, 95, 100, 204HOWARD, "DOC": photo of, 204HOWARD, JEAN, 94, 97, 112, 113, 200, 204; photos of, 95, 98, 113HOWARD, ROBERT, 94; photo of, 95HOWARD, S. BARTLETT, 94, 112, 113, 204; photo of, 95HOWDEN, GEORGE, 169, 174, 176HUBKA, EMIL, 261HUDSON, CHARLEY, 78-79A, 81, 87; photo of, 79AHULICK, MARY, 167, 206HULL, PHIL, 66, 81, 185-186, 204-205; photos of, 66, 185, 205HUME, GRACE, 60HYDE, WARREN: photo of, 247INDIA, 44INK, 30; Aerometric system for, 174. SEE ALSO Quink JAMES, PENCE, 75-76JANESVILLE, Wisconsin: aerial photo of, 13JANESVILLE COUNTRY CLUB, 43, 66, 70, 79B, 91, 93, 103-104, 139, 170, 177, 195-196; photos of, 167, 195JANESVILLE CUBS (baseball team), 168JANESVILLE GAZETTE, 43, 68, 129, 142, 143, 150, 155, 160, 161, 162, 168, 210, 223; on Arrow Park, 187, 189, 243-244; on Center's resignation from Parker Pen, 250; on Center's textbook, 232; and "Peso Payday," 81-83; and Community Chest campaign, 175-176; Kenneth Parker's second marriage announced in, 219-221. SEE ALSO Bliss, Robert; O'Brien, PegJANESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL, 91JEFFRIS, BRUCE M., 37, 67, 71, 73, 78, 90-91, 125, 139, 151-152, 176, 223; marries Russell Parker's widow, 235; as Parker Pen president, 223-224, 244; photos of, 25, 85, 143, 187, 189, 256JEFFRIS, Mrs. BRUCE M., 90, 143, 235JEFFRIS, TOM, 235JOY, HAROLD, 206, 251; photo of, 223JOYCE, GEN: photo of, 235KAISER, WALLY, 67KALVELAGE, GEORGE, 176; photo of, 43KARNES, JOE, 70KELLER, PAUL: photo of, 205KESLER, DON, 109-110; photo of, 109KESLER, MARIAN: photo of, 109KIMBERLEY, JIM, 228KLEIN, ALLAN: photo of, 212KNOX COLLEGE ARCHIVES, 123KOEBERL (queen of "World Trade Fiesta Day"), 86KOPPLEMAN, BETTY: photo of, 235LAMARR, JAMES, 64-65; photos of, 64, 69, 71LAMB, CHARLES, 65LANGLEY, JOHN, 172-173LESLEY, PHILLIP, 172"LETTER WRITING CLINICS," 44-45LIFE Magazine, 85, 89, 91, 197LITTIG, ROSS: photo, 67LITTLE, BLAIR F.: photo of, 49CLOUD, JOHN H., 31LOVELAND, ARCHIE, 202LOVELAND, EDIE, 202LUCE, HENRY R., 148; photo of, 148LUCHSINGER, WALDO, 78, 79A, 81, 137; photo of, 26LYONS, MAX, 144-145MACARTHUR, DOUGLAS, 30, 62, 69MACK, JOHN, 65, 66, 204-205; photos of, 65, 107, 169, 203MAHER, ANGELA, 135MARINE CORPS, 61MASONIC ORDER, 122-123, 128-129MATTHAY, FRANK W., 64, 223; photos of, 26, 86, 107MAYER, CARL, 177MAYER, OSCAR, 176-177MAYER, ROSALIE (Mrs. Oscar), 177MCCARTHYISM, 227MCDONALD, SHARLENE, 188MCROBERTS, ELIZABETH: photo of, 184MERCHANTS AND SAVINGS BANK, 37, 78, 125MERCY HOSPITAL, 127, 129, 153-155, 156, 160MEVIS, LLOYD, 251; photo of, 256MILTON, Wisconsin: Daniel and Sally Parker's home in, 133MINOR, HENRY: photo of, 220"MISS PARKETTE," 188"MUSS PENETTE," 152, 159MODERN STATIONER, 80MONAGHAN, PAT, 41-42, 56MONTEREY HOTEL, 23, 43, 56, 67, 85, 127; photo of, 24MORRISSEY, HELEN, 24-25, 27, 35, 41-42, 43, 44, 81, 138, 149, 151-152, 161, 162, 219, 224, 251; and Kenneth Parker's second marriage, 215-217; photos of, 25, 107MORRISSEY, MARK M., 112; photo of, 51MOTOROLA COMPANY, 237-244, 248-249, 253, 254, 259-262MURPHY, GRETA, 199MURPHY, JOHN, 199MUSTARD, JIMMY, 79BMUTUAL NETWORK RADIO, 136MYERS, JOE, 94; photo of, 98MYERS, NANCY JEAN ("Jiggs"), 94, 99, 101, 155; photo of, 98MYERS, ROBERTA ("Bobby"), 94-95, 97, 99, 100-101, 112; photos of, 98, 101, 113NATIONAL STATIONERS CONVENTION, 188NEW YORK TIMES, 111NEWSOM, EARL, 40-42, 54-56, 63, 194NEWSWEEK magazine, 182NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, 261NUTLEY, HELEN: photo of, 108, 143NUTLEY, MOSE, 17-18, 87, 102, 145; photos of, 18, 108, 143, 169, 184, 188NYBERG, MARY ANN, 70NYMEYER, FRED, 183, 197O'BRIEN, PEG, 68, 108, 128; photo of, 143"ORA MAY," 139, 140, 153, 155, 156, 157, 160PALMER, W. F., 28PARKER, DAN, 79A, 133, 151, 162, 163, 165, 169, 183, 185, 187, 189, 197, 211 213, 219, 222-225, 240; as Parker Pen Executive V-P, 223, 224, 227-229, 234, 237, 244; photos of, 69, 86, 151, 169, 210, 220, 221, 224, 227, 246, 247PARKER, ELEANOR, 235PARKER, GEOFFREY SAFFORD, 133; photos of, 215, 227PARKER, GEORGE S. (Parker Pen founder), 168, 215; biographical sketch of, 28-29, 31; photo of, 27; photo of home of, 29PARKER, GEORGE S., II, 90, 235PARKER, KENNETH, 229; Allen Center hired by, 8-18, 35, 150; and Arrow Park, 189, 211, 223; becomes Parker Pen Chairman, 223-225, 237, 240, 241; and Center's freelance writing, 123; and Center's resignation, 242, 251-252; death of first wife of, 159-163; on drinking, 39, 217, 251; in Florida, 87-89, 122, 131, 165, 210-211, 215-217, 219-221; free trade philosophy of, 74, 105, 184, 222, 239; as grandfather, 133; home of, at 1000 Milwaukee, 29, 52, 53, 59-60, 163; military service of, 28-29; as Parker Pen director, 26, 27, 28, 29-30, 32-34, 49, 39, 40-41, 56, 61, 65, 74, 87, 118, 143, 146B, 148,149, 151, 168, 169, 185, 210-211, 224, 233, 248; photos of, 13, 47, 84, 85, 141, 143, 148, 189, 197, 220-221, 246, 247; and public relations at Parker Pen, 40-42, 63-64, 73-79A, 79C, 81-86, 111, 145-146, 159, 184, 213, 219-221, 223-227, 241; and Rudy Vallee, 69-71; second marriage of, 215-217, 219-221; and union relations, 137, 226PARKER, MARTHA (Mrs. George S.), 45, 229; photos of, 29, 86, 220, 221PARKER, MILDRED GAPEN ("Mimi"; Mrs. Kenneth), 15-17, 18, 52, 53, 150, 242; death of, 160-162, 210-211, 242; Kenneth Parker on, 164; painting by, 180; photo of, 15, 86, 141, 164PARKER, PATRICIA ("Patti"; Russell Parker's daughter), 90, 235PARKER, RUSSELL, 28, 29, 90, 235PARKER, SALLY (Mrs. Dan), 133, 188, 219, 229; photos of, 69, 86, 210, 220, 221, 227, 245PARKER, STEVEN MINOR, 188; photos of, 215, 227PARKER DRIVE: naming of, 234PARKER PEN COMPANY: Arrow Park development plans announced by, 187; and ballpoint pen development, 31-34, 49, 60-62, 65, 68, 105, 109, 239; Business-Education Day at, 187; Center’s first weeks at, 26-30; Center hired for, 8-18, 35, 150; Center's last day at, 251-252; economic conditions of, 109, 121, 122, 131, 135, 136-137, 145-146, 149, 159; Fennimore, Wisconsin, plant of, 159; international business of, 28, 44, 55, 64, 74-87, 141, 222-223, 233, 246; lighters sold by, 169-170, 252; miniature cameras sold by, 170-171; office party of, 165-166; photo of, 14; public relations at, 40-42, 63-64, 73-79A, 79C, 81-86, 111, 145-146, 159, 184, 189, 196-198, 211, 213, 215-217, 219-221, 223-225, 227-229, 234, 241; reputation of, 62; shells made by, in World War II, 30; in soap box derby, 168; time clock abandoned by, 185-186; union at, 78-79A, 87, 136-137, 185, 226. SEE ALSO Airplanes; Arrow Park; Fashion Academy Award pen; "51" pen; "Peso Payday";"21" pen; Parkergrams; Shoptalker;"V-S pen"; Vacumatic pens; World Trade Fiesta Day; Names of owners and employees atPARKER PEN TROPHY, 228-229PARKERGRAMS, 33-34, 35, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 49, 50, 61, 63, 136, 137, 150, 178, 189, 219; on Arrow Park dedication, 245-247PARKETTE PEN, 168"PATH OF FREE NATIONS" (Arrow Park), 234-235, 244, 247; photos of, 245, 246PATTERSON, HELEN, 138PATTERSON, JERE: photos of, 64, 66, 86PEN AND PENCIL WORKERS' UNION, 137PERLIN, FRED, 170"PESO PAYDAY," 76-79A, 79C-87, 89, 90-91, 111, 123, 144, 148, 158, 184, 222; description of, 80PETTY, GEORGE, 79CPRAVDA, 226PRIEST, CARL, 36-37, 49, 49B, 51, 61, 65, 112, 143; Center's visit to, 200-204; and Packard cars, 56-58; photos of, 37, 203; and "Queen for a Day" program, 136; and Rudy Vallee's visit, 68-69PRIEST, NAN (Mrs. Carl), 204; photo of, 56PRUST, HENRY: photos of, 184, 188PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA (Chicago Chapter), 261PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIETY OF AMERICA (Wisconsin Chapter), 199-200, 233, 238PURTELL, JOSEPH, 105, 171"QUEEN FOR A DAY" program, 136QUINK, 50, 55RABBE, WILLIS, 25-26, 42, 66, 137, 185,187; photos of, 26, 143, 169RECKERT, CLAIRE, 111REICHMANN, PHIL, 261REILLY, MARY, 160, 165RESNICK, ELLIOTT, 78; photo of, 86REYNOLDS, MILTON, 32-33, 34; photo of, 32REYNOLDS PENS, 60, 61ROCK COUNTY AIRPORT, 159, 214, 228ST. LAWRENCE STREET (404), 47, 60; photo of, 45"SALUTE TO WISCONSIN" television program, 146SCHAEFFER, WALTER A., 27-28, 31SCHAEFFER pens, 60, 169, 182; White Dot pen, 105SCHOENFIELD, CLAY, 197SCOTT, NEIL, 155SCHROEDER, BOBBY (Mrs. Dick): photo of, 122, 140SCHROEDER, DICK: photo of, 140SECOND ST. (308 S.), 118-119, 122-123, 125; photo of, 118SEVERSON, MARTHA: photo of, 220SHAW, JERRY, 107SHOPTALKER, 16, 17, 26, 27, 31, 32, 34, 35, 40, 41, 42, 43, 49C, 61, 63, 74-75, 83, 137, 168, 189, 219, 223; Newsome on, 55; on Mildred Parker, 164; on "Miss Penette," 152; on Rudy Vallee's visit, 68SIEBERT, STUART, 64, 75; photo of, 67SILLS, TED, 172SIMONSEN, CARL, 99SMITH, GRAHAM, 168SMITH COLLEGE, 93, 94SOUTHWORTH, A. BODINE ("Bodie"), 49C, 145; photos of, 66, 108, 169, 184SPORTS CAR RACE, 227-229STALIN, JOSEPH, 69STEFANSSON, VILHJALMER, 62STEVENS, PATRICIA: photo of, 152STIRTON, GRACE MONTGOMERY ("Nana"), 94, 97-98, 99-100, 101, 105-106, 126, 129, 143, 155, 156, 260; photos of, 97, 98, 100, 107, 113, 130, 145, 166STIRTON, NANCY ("Nan") (later, Mrs. Allen Center), 93-101, 102-103, 105-106, 115, 117-119, 122, 125, 177, 196; children of, 126-127, 128, 129-131, 138-139, 153-155, 170, 262-265; and decision to move to Chicago, 240, 242-243, 251, 254, 259; home of, 97; learns to drive, 157-158; as mother, 134, 165-166; and Center family's move to Chicago, 260; photos of, 93, 94, 95, 98, 105,108, 113, 114, 115, 118, 119, 122, 130, 131, 133, 134, 143, 157, 206, 218, 235, 260; engagement announcement of, 108, 111; and Parker Pen office party, 165-166; on vacation, 117-118, 119, 200, 201, 203-204; wedding of, to Allen Center, 112-115STIRTON, ROBERT C., 97, 99, 106, 113; photos of, 94, 97, 98, 99STURM, WILLIAM, 137TAYLOR, BOB, 197TAYLOR, EDWARD R., 237-242, 243, 261; photo of, 239TAYLOR, MARY: photo of, 184TEFFT, IVAN, 67, 69-70, 127TILLOTSON, NEIL, 219: photo of, 220TIME Magazine, 34, 80, 84, 105, 109, 171, 197TOBIN, ISABEL: photos of, 172, 235TOOK, ROBERT, 123, 128TRAXLER, HENRY, 78TROSTEM, MYRT, 149TRUE magazine, 182TRUMAN, HARRY S., 69, 159, 176"21" pen, 131, 135, 136, 145, 159UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, 91, 102-103, 139-140, 158, 197-198"V-S" pen: ad for, 68VACUMATIC pens, 30, 50VALLEE, RUDY, 68-71; photo of, 69, 70, 71VAN ZANT, JOHN, 60, 64WACKER, FREDDIE, 228WAECHTEL, BEN: photo of, 178WAGON WHEEL RESTAURANT (Rockton, IL), 39-40, 216; photos of, 39, 67, 69, 71WAHL, JOHN C., 27, 28WATERMAN, LEWIS E., 27WATROUS, CAROL (Mrs. David), 68, 93-94, 95-96, 99, 104, 113, 237; engagement party for Centers thrown by, 106-108; photos of, 93, 96, 106, 113, 143, 210, 235WATROUS, DAVID, 59-60, 61-62, 63, 65, 68, 79B, 91, 93-94, 95-96, 104, 110, 112, 113, 145, 149, 224-225; engagement party for Center's thrown by, 106-108; leaves Parker Pen, 237, 242; photos of, 59, 62, 91, 106, 107, 169, 184, 210, 237WATROUS, MATTHEW, 160; photo of, 215WATROUS, PETER, 68, 110; photos of, 106, 215WCLO radio station, 243WEIRICK, MAURICE, 66, 224; photo of, 224WEMSTROM, JACK, 66, 204-205WERNER, WILLIAM, 199WHITE, ROBERT: photo, 49C, 91WHITEHORSE INN, 39, 140WHITESIDE, GEORGE W.: photos of, 51, 108, 256WHITESIDE, RUTH (Mrs. George): photos of, 108, 143, 256WILLIAMSON, WALTER, 38-39WILLIS, T. S., 189WILSIE, PAT, 204WILSON, HELEN, 207WISCONSIN ST. (228 S.): photos of, 125, 126, 134, 157WITT, VIOLET (later, Mrs. Harold Joy), 135-136, 137-138, 144, 148, 159, 168, 178, 184, 187, 242, 251; engagement of, 206; photos of, 138, 149, 172, 180, 184, 188, 223, 235; wedding of, 223WOOD, CAROL (Mrs. David Haumerson), 102, 140WOOD, PIERPONT, 102"WORLD TRADE FIESTA DAY," 77-78, 79C-87,89, 90-91, 158, 222; committee members of, 80; photos of, 85-86; queen of, 79C-80, 83, 85, 86;WORLD WAR II, 30WRIGHT, GEORGE, 67, 79B; photo of, 91WRIGHT, J. HANDLY, 172YEOMANS, ANGIE: photos of, 122, 140YEOMANS, BUD: photo of, 140YOCKEY, BILL: photo of, 204ZECHA, WILLIAM LAU: photo of, 141ZODTNER, HARLAN, 197 THE CENTER LINE: PART FIVE, THE YEARS 1946-1952, by Allen H. Center (JR 681.6 CENTE)
7 Burr Robbins Circus Info on the Burr Robbins circus in Janesville, 1847-1887. Operated out of Paw Paw, Michigan, 1871-73. In 1876, called Burr Robbins and Rentz. In 1881, called Robbins-Colvin. In 1883-87,called Burr Robbins' American and German Allied Shows. Sold out to Myers and Shorb for 1882, but was repossessed by mid-season. Report includes photos. THE CIRCUS: WISCONSIN'S UNIQUE HERITAGE, by Richard R. Conover (JR 791.3 C763), pp. 36-39.
8 Evansville (WI) Info on 'Popcorn' George Halland the other Evansville Hallswho ran a circus from Evansville. Includes photosand ads. THE CIRCUS: WISCONSIN'S UNIQUE HERITAGE, by RichardE. Conover (JR 791.3 C763),pp. 32-34.
9 Lincoln, Abraham Speech at Janesville, Wisconsin, October 1, 1859 [Abraham Lincoln] THE COLLECTED WORKS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, Roy P. Basler, Editor, Rutgers University Press, Volume 3, 1953, pp 484-486. Reprinted from the Janesville Morning Gazette, October 4, 1859, 3-page photocopy http://quod.lib.umich.edu/l/lincoln/
10 Historic buildings (Janesville) 1916 photo of drawing of Parkwood Addition plat (future site of Columbus Circle), C. V. Kerch, surveyor THE COLUMBUS CIRCLE HISTORIC DISTRICT: A GUIDE (Janesville Historic Commission, 2005), p. 1


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