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    • North Shore Hilton Grand Opening Photograph, 1973

    • Automobile parking; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.;
    • Two photographs taken of the North Shore Hilton located at 9599 Skokie Boulevard in Skokie, Illinois on October 27, 1973. Shown: two views of the North Shore Hilton on the day of its grand opening. The twelve-story hotel tower was built as part of...
    • Freres Brothers Bakery Sign, before 1940

    • Business enterprises; Signs and signboards;
    • Sign for the Freres Brothers Bakery, dated before 1940. The sign reads: "Freres Bros. Bakery. Phone Niles Center 1013. Nick Weber, Distributor. Place Card In Window When In Need Of Bakery Goods." This sign is part of the collection of the Skokie...
    • Klehm & Sons Stationery, 1897

    • Business enterprises; Letterheads; Stores, Retail;
    • Receipt for $100.00, received of Edwin Klehm, signed by M. M. Banta, and dated December 4, 1897. Letterhead reads: "Geo. C. Klehm; Edwin T. Klehm; Geo. H. Klehm. Office of Klehm & Sons. Dealers In Groceries, Dry Goods, Boots and Shoes, Hardware,...
    • Niles Center Theatre Building Postcard, early 1900s

    • Business enterprises; Motion picture theaters; Postcards; Theaters;
    • Postcard depicting the Niles Center Theatre in Niles Center, Illinois in the early 1900s. The theatre was located at 7924 Lincoln Avenue. The Niles Center Theatre was owned by Samuel Meyer. This postcard is part of the collection of the Skokie...
    • Emil Blameuser Greenhouse Postcard, early 1900s

    • Business enterprises; Farms; Postcards; Truck farming;
    • Postcard depicting the exterior view of the Emil Blameuser greenhouse and farm in Niles Center, Illinois in the early 1900s. Handwritten note on the face of the postcard reads: Emil Blameusers Green Houses Niles Center, Ill. Emil Blameusers name is...
    • Blameuser Building Postcard, 1907

    • Banks; Business enterprises; Postcards; Signs and signboards;
    • Postcard depicting the Blameuser Building on the northeast corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1907. Peter Blameuser, Jr. built the Blameuser Building in the 1800s. The people in the picture are unidentified. The...
    • Albert Lies Greenhouse Postcard, circa 1910

    • Florists -- Illinois; Postcards; Truck farming;
    • Postcard depicting the Albert Lies Greenhouse and residence in Niles Center, Illinois circa 1910. These buildings were located at Floral Avenue and Cleveland Street. Albert Lies was also a partner in Fred Stielows flower business. Handwritten note...
    • First National Bank Of Skokie Building Photograph, 1984

    • Automobiles; Banks; Business enterprises; Fountains; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the west entrance of the First National Bank of Skokie on Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois in 1984. Shown: the bank at night with the west entrance fountain lit. This building was constructed in the mid-1970s. The...
    • Weber Garage Building Photograph, circa 1930

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises;
    • Photograph of the Weber Garage building located at 5030 Oakton Street in Niles Center, Illinois circa 1930. Shown: two automobiles parked on either side of the Weber Garage building; the right side fender of a third automobile can be seen in the...
    • Suburbia Fine Furniture Photograph, circa 1960

    • Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Suburbia Fine Furniture Building and Apple Clothing Store, located at 8045-8051 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.
    • Stielow and Lies Greenhouses Photograph, 1900s

    • Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Florists -- Illinois; Flowers; Horses; Truck farming;
    • Photograph of the Stielow and Lies greenhouses on Floral Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in the 1900s. Among the unidentified men and women are a man on horseback and several men in a horse-drawn wagon in the left side foreground. The Stielow...
    • Skokie Music Center Photograph, circa 1960

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Skokie Music Center and Eunices Hair Salon, located at 8020 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Note the automobiles parked in front of the stores. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical...

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