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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Niles Center Hotel Interior Photograph, circa 1900

    • Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.;
    • Photograph of the interior of the Niles Center Hotel located on the southeast corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Niles Center, Illinois, circa 1900. People shown (left to right): unidentified woman; Mrs. Rose; Fritz Rose (with mustache...
    • Pure Gas Station Photograph, circa 1960

    • Business enterprises; Service stations;
    • Photograph of the Pure Gas Station, located on the northeast corner of Lincoln Avenue and Galitz Street in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.
    • 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...
    • Old Orchard Shopping Center Photograph, 1985

    • Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Shopping centers -- Illinois; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Old Orchard Shopping Center in Skokie, Illinois in 1985. The photograph shows the view from the east entrance of Marshall Field & Co looking southeast toward Concourse Office Plaza (left) and the North Shore Hilton (right) in...
    • 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...
    • Ludwig Luebbers Blacksmith Invoice, 1890

    • Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses; Invoices;
    • Invoice written to an H. Kass from Ludwig Luebbers Blacksmith, dated 1890. Invoice reads: "Ludwig Luebbers, Practical Horse Shoer and Wagon Maker. All Kinds of Repairing Promptly Attended To." It is illustrated with a drawing of a horse. This...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....

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