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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.
    • Bradley and Haben Funeral Home Photograph, 1920s

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Bradley and Haben Funeral Home building located at 8036 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in the 1920s. Shown: hearse parked in front of the funeral Home. Signs on the hearse read: "Private Ambulance" and "Haben." This...
    • 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...
    • Bronx Building Photograph, 1929

    • Architecture; Buildings
    • 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 1929. The photograph originally appeared in The Lincolnite
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Cheap Store Building with Family Photograph, circa 1896

    • Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of The Cheap Store/Klehm & Sons building located on the southwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Niles Center, Illinois, circa 1896. Note the engine house cupola in background on the right. Children shown (left to right):...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Edward A. Heinz Radio Shop Photograph, 1929

    • Business enterprises; Newspapers; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Edward A. Heinz Radios and Service shop located at 8149 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1929. Shown: two unidentified men unloading a truck (right). The side of the truck reads, "Majestic." The photograph was taken...
    • 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...
    • Farmers Exchange Tavern Photograph, circa 1910

    • Bicycles; Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Farmers Exchange Tavern located on the southwest corner of Golf Road and Gross Point Road in Sharp Corner, Illinois in 1910. The Sharp Corner neighborhood was annexed to Niles Center in the 1920s. The owner of the tavern may have...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Five and Dime Store Interior Photograph, 1930s

    • Business enterprises; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the interior of the Five and Dime Store located at 8007 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in the 1930s. Shown: unidentified woman standing among various types of merchandise ranging from candy to neckties. This photograph is...
    • Fix-It Shop Building Photograph, 1930

    • Automobiles; Bicycles; Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Fix-It Shop on the north side of Oakton Street east of Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1930. An unidentified man is standing in the doorway and numerous bicycles are parked in front and on the side of the building....
    • Fortmans Greenhouse Photograph, 1987

    • Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Truck farming;
    • Photograph of Fortmans greenhouse located on Gross Point Road just north of Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois in 1987. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.
    • Frank A. Gabel Hardware Interior Photograph, 1924

    • Business enterprises; Hardware stores;
    • Photograph of the interior of the Frank A. Gabel Hardware Store located at 8120 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1924. Medard M. Gabel established the original business, the Gabel Stoves, Tin & Hardware Shop in 1883. This photograph is...
    • Franz Menning, Carpenter Invoice, 1907

    • Business enterprises; Invoices;
    • Invoice written to Mrs. Connolly signed by Franz Menning in Niles Center, Illinois, dated September 17, 1907. The invoice reads: "To Franz Menning, Dr.; Carpenter. Jobbing promptly attended to. Estimates furnished." This invoice is part of the...

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