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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Hackers Vegetable Stand Buildings Photograph, 1983

    • Business enterprises; Farm produce; Farmhouses; Farms; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Hacker residence, greenhouses, and barns in Skokie, Illinois (photograph was taken in 1983). Shown: front view of house, greenhouse, and store. The buildings were located at 7200 Niles Center Road and Touhy Avenue, northwest...
    • Sinclair Gas Station with Flags Photograph, circa 1960

    • Business enterprises; Flags; Service stations; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Sinclair gas station located on the southeast corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown: gas station building with promotional flags and gasoline pumps; Weils clothing store in background on...
    • 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):...
    • G.D. Searle & Company Building Photograph, 1987

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Fountains;
    • Photograph of the east side of the G.D. Searle & Company building located at 5200 Old Orchard Road in Skokie, Illinois in 1987. Note: a fountain can be seen behind a row of parked automobiles. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie...
    • 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,...
    • Samuel Meyer Groceries Building Photograph, circa 1900

    • Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Grocery stores; Horses; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Samuel Meyer Groceries building located on the 7900 block of Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1900. The building was located on the west side of the street, just south of the Niles Center Theatre (also owned by Samuel...
    • Fred Stielow Wholesale Florist Stationery, circa 1910

    • Business enterprises; Florists -- Illinois; Truck farming;
    • One sheet of stationery imprinted: "Telephone Niles Center 12w. Fred Stielow. Wholesale Florist. Niles Center, ILL. 191-." Fred Stielow established his business in 1874. This stationery is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Rose Tavern Photograph, pre 1910

    • Taverns (Inns)
    • Photograph of the Rose Tavern in the Niles Center Hotel in Niles Center, Illinois prior to 1910. Shown: unidentified picnickers standing outside of the Rose Tavern. The Niles Center Hotel was built by Fritz Rose at the southeast corner of Oakton...
    • Klehms General Store Interior Photograph, circa 1900

    • Business enterprises; Grocery stores; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the interior of the Klehms General Store located on the southwest corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Niles Center, Illinois in the early 1900s. People shown: three unidentified men. This photograph is part of the collection...
    • 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...
    • Haben Funeral Home Building Photograph, 1950s

    • Business enterprises; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Haben Funeral Home at its current location at 8057 Niles Center Road in Skokie, Illinois in the 1950s. The sign on the awning reads: "Haben Funeral Home. 8057." Note the clock above entrance. The Haben Funeral Home was established...
    • Samuel Meyer General Store Photograph, circa 1900

    • Bicycles; Business enterprises; Grocery stores; Horses; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Samuel Meyer General Store in Niles Center, Illinois in the early 1900s. The general store was located on the west side of Lincoln Avenue just north of Galitz Street and south of the Niles Center Theatre (also owned by Samuel...
    • Niles Center Mercantile Letterhead, 1917

    • Mercantile facilities
    • Niles Center Mercantile Co. letter dated January 18, 1917 and signed by A. Paroubek. Names listed: George Busscher, Jr., President; Anthony Paroubek, Vice-President and Treasurer; John E. Brown, Secretary. The Niles Center Mercantile Company, a...
    • 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...
    • Peter Blameuser General Merchandise Invoice, 1900

    • Business enterprises; Invoices; Stores, Retail;
    • Invoice written to Mrs. Luebbers signed by P Blameuser [sic] dated May 7, 1900. The Peter Blameuser Store was located at 8046 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois. The invoice reads: "Bought of Peter Blameuser, Dealer In General Merchandise....
    • Schoening Wagon Maker Building Photograph, 1926

    • Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises;
    • Photograph of the F. Schoening Manufacturer of Wagons and Buggies and Horse Shoeing building in Niles Center, Illinois in 1926. The building was located at 7880 Lincoln Avenue. Shown: an unidentified man in a truck on the far left; three...
    • 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...
    • Sinclair Gas Station Photograph, circa 1960

    • Business enterprises; Service stations; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Sinclair gas station located on the southeast corner of Lincoln Avenue and Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown: gas station building and gasoline pumps on a sunny day; Weils clothing store on Oakton Street...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Lorenz Schaub Tavern Building Photograph, early 1900s

    • Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Lorenz Schaub Tavern in Niles Center, Illinois in the early 1900s. The sign above the door reads: "Chicago Brys Malzer Brau." Shown: unidentified man on horse-drawn wagon. Note that the wagon is fitted with runners for traveling...
    • 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...

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