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    • Sherman Park Flooded

    • Entertainment; Parks; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Sherman Park, West Quincy, Missouri during the flood of 1903. High waters are visible along the fence rows, and at the gate posts. Advertisement says Kessell's Clothing, Shoes for the entire family, prices are right. BW Exterior 7" x 5".
    • Sherman Park

    • Entertainment; Parks; Quincy, Illinois; Advertisements; Vaudeville;
    • Sherman Park, West Quincy, Missouri newspaper advertisement from local 1910 newspaper. "Sherman Park the ideal nature resort. Vaudeville Show, Free Dancing, Moonlight Excursions every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings.... J.B. Arntzen, Ferry...
    • Sherman Park Flooded

    • Entertainment; Parks; Music; Vaudeville; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Sherman Park, West Quincy, Missouri shown during high waters in 1903. Flood waters reached the front of the Park Hotel and Grocery, shown here on the left hand side of the photograph. The archway into Sherman Park is on the right hand side of the...
    • Sherman Park

    • Entertainment; Parks; Vaudeville; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Sherman Park, West Quincy, Missouri. A ferry boat is approaching the landing at Sherman Park on the banks of the Mississippi River. People standing on the bank are Elsie Loos, Tomas Loos, Paulina Loos and Mary Loos. BW Exterior 5" x 3 1/2".
    • Sherman Park

    • Entertainment; Bridges; Quincy, Illinois; Parks;
    • Sherman Park, West Quincy, Missouri, circa 1917. The view looking northward toward the railroad bridge. Mary Loos, sitting; William Loos, standing; Pauline Loos, sitting; Elsie Loos, sitting. BW Exterior 5" x 3 1/2".
    • Sherman Park

    • Entertainment; Parks; Celebrations; Businesses; Boats; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Sherman Park, West Quincy, Missouri. Dances were held here with the O'Farrell Orchestra and others playing. The tower on the right hand side of the photograph was used for diving exhibitions. The Park Hotel and Grocery is on the left hand side of...
    • Louis Rischar Bands

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Two photographs of the Louis Rischar Bands. Top photograph: Little is known about this photograph except that Louis Rischar is seated to the immediate left of the cellist holding his violin. Others are unidentified. Lower photograph: Was taken at...
    • Hannibal First Regiment Band

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • First Regiment Band of Hannibal Missouri. Two photographs together. Top photograph shows the band members playing and features an advertisement for a moonlight excursion to Quincy, IL that the band was sponsoring to be held June 19. The lower...
    • W.P.A. String Ensemble

    • Entertainment; Dance Orchestra; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Works Progress Administration String Ensemble in Peoria, Illinois. Top, Ned Picerno ensemble's director and violinist. Mildred Nelson; Frank A. Malambri, cello;and Eva Lightfall. BW Portrait 8 1/8" x 5".
    • Ella Ewing and her parents

    • Missouri; Circus; Entertainment;
    • Ella Ewing, shown here with her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin Ewing of Gorin, Missouri. Ella Ewing stood 8 ft 4 inches tall and weighed 236 at age 26. Ella was born in Lewis County, Missouri on March 9, 1872 and died in Gorin, Missouri January 10,...

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