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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...
    • "Half-way" House

    • Homes; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois; Hotels;
    • The "Half-Way" house located near Lima, IL was approximately half way between Quincy and Warsaw, IL. Travelers frequently stopped and stayed overnight. The home is mentioned in the Orville Browning diaries. BW Exterior 7" x 5".
    • Band O' Mania Orchestra 1924

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois
    • Band O 'Mania Orchestra on stage of Majestic Theatre, Chicago, IL in 1924 trying out for the Pantages tour. Marlen Jones, piano; Russell Shrader, trombone; Edward O'Neill, trumpet; Kenneth "Red" Green, drums; Maurice Tipton, bass; John Daley,...
    • James B. Lincoln

    • Government; Cemeteries; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Gravestone of James B. Lincoln, cousin of President Abraham Lincoln. "Abraham B. Lincoln Died Sept. 18, 1837 Aged 38 yrs. 5ms. 9 dys." Several of Lincoln's relatives are buried in a cemetery near Fountain Green, IL BW Exterior 3 1/5" x 5".
    • Civil War Monument

    • Military; Government; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Monument to honor men executed in the Palmyra Massacre on October 18, 1862. Ten Confederate prisoners were ordered shot by Colonel John McNeil after Union supporter Andrew Alsman was abducted by Confederate forces. The men's names are inscribed on...
    • Jacob Keis Orchestra

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Jacob Keis Orchestra in Belvidere, Illinois where he worked for the National Sewing Machine Company. It is believed that Jacob Keis is the man holding the violin in the front left of this photograph, none of the other members are identified. Jacob...
    • Louis Rischar Band 1901

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Louis Rischar Band standing on top of "Old Glory" at the 1901 Chautauqua in Boulder, Colorado. Charles Sohm is at the very top and Max Rischar is standing just beneath him. Louis Rischar, the band's leader is believed to be standing at the bottom...

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