Explore the following books, Web sites and films for more insight into Janesville's history.
Burned Over District
Answers.com: Second Great Awakening
The National Park Service: Links to the Past
Olivercowdery.com: 1810-1830 Federal Census Indices
The Crooked Lake Review Fall 2005 — Saints, Sinners and Reformers: The Burned-Over District Re-Vistited
Altschuler, Glenn C. and Saltzgaber Jan M., Revivalism social conscience, and
community in the Burned-over District: the trail of Rhoda Bement.
Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1983.
Barkun, Michael. Crucible of the millennium: the burned-over district of
New York in the 1840s. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1986.
Cross, Whitney R. The Burned-Over District; the Social and Intellectual History of
Enthusiastic Religion in Western New York, 1800-1850. Ithaca, NY and London, 1950.
Potash, P. Jeffrey. Vermont's burned-over district: patterns of community
development and religious activity, 1761-1850. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson Pub., 1991.
Wellman, Judith. Grass roots reform in the burned-over district of upstate
New York: religion, abolitionism, and democracy. New York: Garland
Excerpts from Early Reminiscences of Janesville by Henry Janes. Reprinted in Wisconsin Historical Collections Vol. VI
PennDesign (formerly University of Pennsylvania School of Design): Comprehensive collection of John Nolen's presentation plans
Nolen, John. Better city planning for Bridgeport; some fundamental
proposals to the City plan commission. Bridgeport, Conn.: The Brewer-Colgan co., printers] 1916
Nolen, John. City planning: a series of papers presenting the essential elements of a city plan. New York, London: D. Appleton and Company, c1916.
Nolen, John. Comprehensive Planning for small towns and villages. Boston: American Unitarian Association, [1911?].
Nolen, John. Madison, a model city. Boston, Mass., 1911.
Nolen, John. The making of a park system in La Crosse: report. La Crosse, Wis.:
Inland Printing Co., 1911.
Nolen, John. New ideals in the planning of cities, towns and village. New York city,
American city bureau [c1919].
Nolen, John. Parkways and land values. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1937.
Rogers, Millard F,. John Nolen & Mariemont: building a new town in Ohio. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.
Wisconsin Veterans Museum: Regimental History of the 32nd Division
PBS American Experience: MacArthur>Capture and Death March
Medal of Honor Winners
Wisconsin Veterans Museum
Sit-down Strike of 1937
Dollinger, Sol, and Genora Johnson Dollinger. Not Automatic: Women and the Left in the Forging of the Auto Workers Union. New York, NY: Monthly Review Press, 2000
Fine, Sidney. Sit-Down: The General Motors Strike of 1936-37. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1969.
Yeghissian, Patricia. Emergence of the Red Berets. University of Michigan: Michigan Occasional Papers in Women’s Studies, 1980