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    • Niles Center Garage Business Card, before 1940

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises;
    • Business card of the Niles Center Garage in Niles Center, Illinois, before 1940. The card reads: "Niles Center Garage. Automobile Repairing & Store Agent For Maxwell Cars." This business card is Part of the collection of the Skokie Historical...
    • Canton Restaurant Photograph, circa 1960

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Canton Restaurant, located at 8007 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown: automobile parked in front of the restaurant; advertising on building for Coca-Cola. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie...
    • Canton Restaurant Photograph, circa 1960

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Canton Restaurant, located at 8007 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown: automobiles parked in front of the restaurant; advertising on building for Coca-Cola. This photograph is part of the collection of the...
    • Ludwig Luebbers Blacksmith Advertisement Card, 1890s

    • Advertising; Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses;
    • An advertisement card for Ludwig Luebbers, Blacksmith in Niles Center, Illinois in the 1890s. Card reads: "Ludwig Luebbers, Horse Shoes, Blacksmithing, And Wagon Making. Niles Centre, - Cook County, Ill. Wagons, Buggies, Express, Lumber, One-Horse...
    • M. H. Schmitz Business Card, early 1900s

    • Advertising; Bowling; Business enterprises; Recreation; Sports;
    • Business card from M.H. Schmitz, from the early 1900s. The card Reads: "M. H. Schmitz, Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Regulation Bowling Alleys. Telephone 224. Market days 1st Tuesday and 3rd Thursday of each Month. Niles Centre, ILL." This...
    • Cream Crest Farms, Inc. Order Form, 1968

    • Advertising; Business enterprises; Dairying;
    • March 1968 delivery ordering form for Cream Crest Farms, Inc., located at 10001 Skokie Boulevard in Skokie, Illinois. The order form reads: "Tested and Approved Protection. Telephones. Alpine 1-3330. Enterprise 1786. Orchard 3-1130. Cream Crest...
    • Hackers Vegetable Stand Business Card, 1965

    • Advertising; Business enterprises; Farm produce; Farms; Truck farming;
    • Business card of the Hacker Greenhouse and Vegetable Stand in Niles Center, Illinois in 1965. The card reads: "Skokie 840. R.C. Hacker & Sons. Bedding and Vegetable Plants. Niles Center Road And Touhy Avenue. Skokie, Illinois." This business card...
    • The 19th Tee Business Card, circa 1915

    • Advertising; Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.;
    • Business card for the tavern owned by Peter Hohs and his son Bernard located on Kenton Street at Gross Point Road in the neighborhood of Sharp Corner in Niles Center, Illinois, circa 1915. The card reads: "Phone Morton Grove 26. The 19th Tee. Peter...
    • Alfs Hall Grand Dance Admission Ticket, 1927

    • Advertising; Clubs; Dance parties; Social participation;
    • Admission ticket to the Grand Dance sponsored by the Oakton Sunshine Club at Alfs Hall in Niles Center, Illinois on Saturday, February 6, 1926. Shown here are both sides of the ticket, side by side. The front of the card (left) shows the name of...
    • Bronx Building Photograph, 1929

    • Apartments; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Bronx Building in Niles Center, Illinois in 1929. The building was located at 4940 Dempster Street, on the northwest corner of Dempster Street and Bronx Avenue. Shown: The Bronx Building housing a drug store (left) and the Bronx...
    • Bronx Building Photograph, 1926

    • Apartments; Business enterprises; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Bronx Building located at 4940 Dempster Street, on the northwest corner of Dempster Street and Bronx Avenue, in Niles Center, Illinois in 1926. The Bronx Building was constructed in 1927 for $170,000 just before the Depression to...
    • 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...
    • Duffys Restaurant and Tavern Photograph, circa 1960

    • Automobile parking; Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Duffys Restaurant and Tavern building, located at 8024 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. The building was demolished in 1967 to make way for a parking lot. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie...
    • 8000 Lincoln Avenue Commercial Building Photograph, circa 1930

    • Automobiles; Banks; Business enterprises; Drugstores; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of a commercial building on the northwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Niles Center, Illinois, circa 1930. Building residents: drug store owned by Gerhart Monahan; office of Dr. Paul E. Allen, dentist; and the National...
    • 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...
    • First National Bank Of Skokie Building Photograph, 1950s

    • Automobiles; Banks; Business enterprises; Grocery stores; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the First National Bank of Skokie at 8001 Lincoln Avenue, at the intersection of Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois in the 1950s. Awning next door reads: Center Grocery & Market. Note the automobile parked in front of the Center...

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