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    • 4712 Oakton Street Commercial Building Photograph, 1929

    • Business enterprises; Grocery stores; Newspapers; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the commercial building located at 4712 Oakton Street in Niles Center, Illinois in 1929. Businesses located in the building: Marley Real Estate; Cash Grocery and Market; Meat Market. An unidentified man stands in the Cash Grocery and...
    • 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...
    • A. Kutz Plumbing And Heating Storefront Photograph, 1910

    • Business enterprises; Motion picture theaters; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the A. Kutz Plumbing and Heating storefront in Niles Center, Illinois in 1910. The store was located at 7919 Lincoln Avenue. People shown: possibly A. Kutz and son in doorway. Note the reflection of the Niles Center Theater and Meyer...
    • A. Kutz, Plumbing and Gas Fitting Invoice, 1907

    • Business enterprises; Invoices;
    • Invoice written to Peter Blameuser from A. Kutz of A. Kutz Plumbing and Heating located at 7919 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois, dated July 1, 1907. Invoice reads: "To A. Kutz, Dr., Plumbing and Gas Fitting. Steam and Hot Water Heating....
    • Ace Hardware Building Photograph, 1947

    • Business enterprises; Hardware stores; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Ace Hardware Stores building located at 5035 Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois in 1947. Street post sign reads: Oakton St. and Harms. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.
    • Adam Bargs Place Storefront Photograph, circa 1900

    • Bicycles; Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.;
    • Photograph of Adam Bargs Place located on the west side of the 8000 block of Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois, circa 1900. Shown: three unidentified men standing on steps; an unidentified man barely visible inside the front doors (center);...
    • Affiliated Bank Building Photograph, 1991

    • Banks; Business enterprises;
    • Photograph of the Affiliated Bank building (formerly the Skokie Federal Savings & Loan building) located on the southwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois in 1991. The dome of the Village Hall can be seen in 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...
    • 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...
    • Blameuser Bros. Florist Invoice, 1895

    • Business enterprises; Florists -- Illinois; Invoices; Truck farming;
    • Invoice written to Maggie Luebbers from Blameuser Brothers Florists, dated June 2, 1895. The invoice gives the address of the Blameuser Brothers greenhouses as 745 Wells Street and 8 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois. This invoice is part of...
    • Blameuser Building Fire -- Crowd Photograph, 1940

    • Barbershops; Business enterprises; Fire fighters; Fire-departments; Fires; Municipal services; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the crowd gathered around a fire at the Blameuser Building on Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois on November 25, 1940, just a little more than a week after Niles Center, Illinois was renamed Skokie, Illinois. The building was located...
    • Blameuser Building Fire Photograph, 1940

    • Fire fighters; Fire-departments; Fires; Municipal services;
    • Photograph of the fire at the Blameuser Building on Oakton Street on November 25, 1940, just a little more than a week after Niles Center, Illinois was renamed Skokie, Illinois. Shown: Firemen working to control the fire at the back of the...
    • Blameuser Building Photograph, 1895

    • Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses; Plows;
    • Photograph of the Blameuser building in Niles Center, Illinois in 1895. The building was located on the northwest corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue and was built by Peter Blameuser, Jr. in the 1800s. The corner store was a furniture and...
    • 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...
    • Blameuser Motor Company Building Photograph, 1924

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Service stations; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Blameuser Motor Company in Niles Center, Illinois in 1924. Note the gasoline pump to the right. The building was located at 8008 Lincoln Avenue. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.

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