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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,...
    • 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...
    • Louis Rischar Band at Chautauqua

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Louis Rischar Band taken around the turn of the century on one of the summer trips to Chautauqua in Bolder, Colorado. Louis Rischar is the man standing on the far left holding the baton. Edward Gottlieb Schaefer is sitting on the ground with his...
    • 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...
    • Temple Sunstone from Nauvoo Temple

    • Churches; Construction; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Temple Sunstone from the original Nauvoo Temple. The stone sat outside the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County for many years before it was moved to the Smithsonian Institution. The design and placement of the sunstone was meant to be “a...
    • Columbus Town Band

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Columbus, Illinois Town Band. Fifteen members with instruments are standing outside. Clarence G. Buttz was the band's leader. Top row: Granville Lummis, Frank Thomas, Roy Bvakensick, George Hoffman, Harry Thomas. Middle row: Howard Weaver, Arthur...
    • Mississippi River Lock #19

    • Construction; Government; Transportation; Mississippi River; Quincy, Illinois;
    • View of the Mississippi River at the location of Lock an Dam #19 in Keokuk, Iowa. Shortly after the turn of the 19th century the Mississippi River Power Company asked Congress for permission to build a dam across the Mississippi River at Keokuk,...
    • Mississippi River Lock #19

    • Construction; Government; Transportation; Mississippi River; Quincy, Illinois;
    • View of the Mississippi River at the location of Lock an Dam #19 in Keokuk, Iowa. Shortly after the turn of the 19th century the Mississippi River Power Company asked Congress for permission to build a dam across the Mississippi River at Keokuk,...
    • Mississippi River Lock #19

    • Construction; Government; Transportation; Mississippi River; Quincy, Illinois;
    • View of the Mississippi River at the location of Lock an Dam #19 in Keokuk, Iowa. Shortly after the turn of the 19th century the Mississippi River Power Company asked Congress for permission to build a dam across the Mississippi River at Keokuk,...
    • Mendon Town Band

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Mendon, Illinois Town Band. Thirteen member band shown in uniforms with their instruments in 1892 at a park in front of a gazebo or bandstand. Left to right: James Gillan, Fred Gilmer, Richard McIntyre, William McFarland, George Chittenden, Albert...
    • Griggsville High School

    • Entertainment; Education; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Griggsville High School Band, 46 member band in uniform with instruments inside the Griggsville auditorium. Charles Winking was the Director, he is standing in the center rear. BW Interior 10" x 8".
    • First Presbyterian Church Orchestra

    • Churches; Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • First Presbyterian Church Orchestra, Hannibal, MO this eleven member orchestra is shown with their instruments following a concert at the YMCA in December of 1933. Seated: Tracy Holbrook, Lorene Bates, Irene Bates, Mildred Parks (piano), Don...
    • Hannibal Theater Orchestra

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Two Photographs. Top photograph is of Lorene and Irene Bates holding their instruments and Mrs. Tracy Holbrook sitting at the piano taken in 1925 when all were members of the Star Theatre Orchestra in Hannibal, MO. Lower photograph: Walter Sheperd,...
    • Yola Saunders (1888- 1957)

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Theatre; Vaudeville; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Yola Saunders was born in 1888. She was a well known piano and organ player. She played for the Park, Star and Orpheum Theatres in Hannibal, Missouri. Ms. Saunders was the Director of the Orpheum Theatre Orchestra from 1922 until 1939. Yola...
    • Tracy Holbrook (1881 - 1934)

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Theatre; Vaudeville; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Tracy Holbrook was born in Batavia, IL in 1881. Holbrook toured with the Chicago Symphony as a soloist when he was a boy. Tracy Holbrook was teh Director of the Star Theatre Orchestra in Hannibal, MO from 1917 until 1929. Holbrook also toured as a...
    • Orpheum Theater Orchestra Hannibal, MO

    • Businesses; Entertainment; Music; Musician; Vaudeville; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Orpheum Theatre Orchestra Hannibal, Missouri portrait of the ten member orchestra in 1928. Walter Glass, flute; Fred Miller, clarinet; Lorene Bates, string bass; Tracy Holbrook, violin and orchestra leader; Irene Bates, cello; Yola Saunders, piano;...
    • West Side Military Band

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Military; Quincy, Illinois;
    • West Side Military Band, Hannibal, Missouri shown here in 1904 as a twenty member band. Director Ben Atkinson, cornet; Charles Warner; Louis DeZella; Ernie Traves, clarinet; Clarence Lampton, saxophone; John Betts, trombone; Les Jackson, bass drum;...
    • Buhl's Universal Orchestra

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Buhl's Universal Orchestra shown here in a 1922 photograph or the original "Doc" Buhl orchestra at Rose Garden ballroom in Hannibal, Missouri. The orchestra also played Highland Park in Quincy, IL in 1924. In the photograph from left to right:...
    • Joe Kayser Orchestra

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Joe Kayser Orchestra in 1925 in Chicago, IL. Leo Lambertz, trumpet was from the Quincy - Hannibal area. He was one of three sons of the Hannibal band leader John Lambertz. BW Interior 8 1/10" x 5".
    • Joe Williams Orchestra

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Joe Williams Orchestra of Hannibal, Missouri. Left ot right: Edward Smith, saxophone; Russell Phillips, trumpet; Harold Lewis; Wilbur Hile, trombone; Carl Carrick, piano; Edward Hathaway, saxophone; Fred Simmons, Sr., drums; Richard Sanders,...
    • NC-4

    • Military; Government; Airplane; Quincy, Illinois;
    • NC-4 was the first plane to cross the Atlantic Ocean. Taken in Hannibal, MO on November 20, 1919. BW Exterior 10" x 8".
    • "Kaki" McKay Orchestra

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • "Kaki" McKay Orchestra Hannibal, Missouri, 1940. Front row: Bob Lemmon, saxophone; Paul Menge, saxophone; Bruce Gamet, saxophone; Edwin Smith, saxophone; Jean Yaeger, vocals. Back row: Porter Fischer, trombone; Harry Lannin, trumpet; Robert...
    • NC-4

    • Military; Government; Airplane; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Lt. Albert Reed is in the cockpit of the NC-4 in Hannibal, Missouri on November 20, 1919. During a tour stop after the planes historic crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. BW Exterior 10" x 8".
    • NC-4

    • Military; Government; Airplane; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Lt. Albert Reed is in the cockpit of the NC-4 in Hannibal, Missouri on November 20, 1919. During a tour stop after the planes historic crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. BW Exterior 10" x 8".

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