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Local History Database
The Local History Database is a tool for finding information about Janesville and Rock County history in newspaper articles, photographs, books, and pamphlets.

Search the Database go to

What you will find:
- Local interest Janesville Gazette article citations from 1996 to the present.
- Selected Janesville Gazette article citations prior to 1996.
- Index references to books, photograph collections, pamphlets, and newspapers.
Please note: Janesville Gazette articles May 2019-February 2020 have not been indexed.

View the list of indexed sources. go to

'Find Complete Articles, Books, Photos, and Pamphlets

The library has the Janesville Gazette on microfilm from 1845 to the present day. The books, photos, and pamphlets are located in the library's Janesville Room. Library staff can help you access the complete sources.

Some books and photos have been digitized. Check out Janesville's Past to find the full item online.

Newspaper Archive -IN LIBRARY LINK
Newspaper Archive - REMOTE LINK (funded by HPL)
Explore billions of newspaper articles from all over the world.Find births, deaths, news and more! Includes thousands of pages from the Janesville Gazette. Library Edition (funded by Badgerlink for Wisconsin residents)
World Collection Historical newspapers archive. Includes thousands of pages from the Janesville Gazette.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers (funded by BadgerLink for Wisconsin residents)
Access to daily and weekly newspapers in Wisconsin, starting in 2005 to the present, with an embargo delay of 90 days.

Look elsewhere for:

- Obituaries and Death Notices - check out our Obituary Index
- All Wedding notices, "Public Record" notices, legal notices, and most sports events; also all Janesville Gazette articles from before 1996 - check newspaper microfilm holdings at the library, or newspaper databases listed above.

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

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