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1 Elks (Fraternal Order) B.P.O. Elks #254, 2100 North Washington St., Janesville, Wisconsin, 23rd Annual Charity Spaghetti Dinner 12:00 - 6:00 pm with extensive list of local donors 22 Jan 2006 BLUE AND WHITE PLACE MAT
2 Samson Tractor Framed photograph of Samson Tractor building with people standing in front. The words 'Samson Tractor' are seen in the top of the center of the building. White letters and numbers in lower left corner indicate possible date of the photo as September 15, 1920. 'American Studio of Commerce, Chicago 91520' printed in white letters in lower left corner. 15 Sep 1920 Framed photo to be hung outside Janesville Room Dec 2017.
3 Samson Tractor Framed photograph of Samson Tractor building with people standing in front. The words 'Samson Tractor' are seen in the top of the center of the building. White letters and numbers in lower left corner indicate possible date of the photo as September 15, 1920. Framing provided by the Friends of Hedberg Public Library. Photo was donated to HPL, possibly by the Wisconsin Historical Society. 15 Sep 1920 Framed photo to be hung outside Janesville Room Dec 2017.
4 Samson Tractor Framed photograph of Samson Tractor building, which became the General Motors factory, with people standing in front. The words 'Samson Tractor' are seen in the top of the center of the building. White letters and numbers in lower left corner indicate possible date of the photo as September 15, 1920. Framing provided by the Friends of Hedberg Public Library. Photo was donated to HPL, possibly by the Wisconsin Historical Society. Samson Tractor opened in 1919. 15 Sep 1920 Framed photo to be hung outside Janesville Room Dec 2017.
5 Circuit (Janesville) Chevys on the Circuit wall poster depicting each painted Chevy with artist and sponsor. The library's car is currently outside of the library between HPL and JPAC (south side of library building) 2006 Poster to be hung along north wall outside of Janesville Room December 2017.
6 Circuit (Janesville) Chevys on the Circuit wall poster depicting each painted Chevy with artist and sponsor. The library's car was donated to HPL and is currently outside between HPL and JPAC (south side of library building) 2006 Poster to be hung along north wall outside of Janesville Room December 2017.
7 Footville (WI) Founding Fathers IV - The Biography of Ezra Foot, Founder of Footville by Ruth Martin 8-page mimeographed article from the ROCK COUNTY CHRONICLE, vol. 7, no. 1 (1961) (pamphlet)
8 Footville (WI) Founding Fathers IV - The Biography of Ezra Foot, Founder of Footville by Ruth Martin 13-page issue of the ROCK COUNTY CHRONICLE, vol. 7, no. 1 (1961) (pamphlet)
9 Golf courses Morrison opens up on field: Golfer holds a six-shot lead (photo of Andrew Morrison, Sam Van Galder)(Glen Erin Golf Club, Janesville Men's City Tournament)(includes Men's City Tournament Scores) 30 Jul 2017, 1B
10 Internet Social media: Instagram (photo)(skateboarders working on their craft along Milwaukee St. in downtown Janesville)(Evan Ferguson) 30 Jul 2017, living, 2C


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