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    • Fribley, John W. - Interview and Memoir

    • Christian County (Ill.); Farms and Farming; Horner, Henry (Governor, Illinois, 1933-1939); Illinois--Politics and Government; Illinois General Assembly--Senate; Illinois Secretary of State; Lawyers; Powell, Paul (Secretary of State, Illinois);...
    • Fribley, a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate from 1934-1952 representing the 40th district, recalls his political career: legislative achievements in transportation, oil and gas regulation, and mine safety; Illinois political figures...
    • Dawson, Frances - Interview and Memoir

    • Colleges and Universities; Evanston (Ill.); Farms and Farming; Illinois--Politics and Government; Illinois General Assembly--House; Iowa; Northwestern University, Evanston (Ill.); Simpson College, Indianola IA; Women--Roles, Occupations, etc.
    • Dawson, member of the Illinois House of Representatives 1957-71, recalls her childhood during the first two decades of the century near Des Moines, Iowa, farm activities, her education at Simpson College and Northwestern University, and her...
    • 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: automobiles parked in front of the restaurant; advertising on building for Coca-Cola. This photograph is part of the collection of the...
    • 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...
    • Womens Patriotic Service League Rally Photograph, 1918

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Clubs; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Parades; Signs and signboards; World War, 1914-1918;
    • Photograph of the Womens Patriotic Service League rally after World War I in Niles Center, Illinois on July 14, 1918. The rally was held on the southeast corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue. The Blameuser Building is shown in the...
    • Bronx Building Photograph, 1929

    • Apartments; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Bronx Building in Niles Center, Illinois in 1929. The building was located at 4940 Dempster Street, on the northwest corner of Dempster Street and Bronx Avenue. Shown: The Bronx Building housing a drug store (left) and the Bronx...
    • 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...
    • Parking Lot between Duffys Tavern and Hahns Hardware Photograph, circa 1960

    • Automobile parking; Business enterprises; Hardware stores; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail; Streets;
    • Photograph of the parking lot between Duffys Tavern, located at 8024 Lincoln Avenue, and Hahns Hardware Store, located at 8034 Lincoln Avenue, in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical...
    • Duffys Restaurant and Tavern Photograph, circa 1960

    • Automobile parking; Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Duffys Restaurant and Tavern building, located at 8024 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. The building was demolished in 1967 to make way for a parking lot. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie...
    • Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue Intersection Photograph, 1946

    • Automobiles; Banks; Business enterprises; Drugstores; Service stations; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail; Streets;
    • Photograph of Oakton Street looking west towards the Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue intersection in Skokie, Illinois in 1946. Shown (left to right): Urbanis Sinclair Gas Station (7953 Lincoln); Walgreen Drug Store (7954 Lincoln); King Realtors...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Fix-It Shop Building Photograph, 1930

    • Automobiles; Bicycles; Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Fix-It Shop on the north side of Oakton Street east of Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1930. An unidentified man is standing in the doorway and numerous bicycles are parked in front and on the side of the building....
    • Niles Center Recreation Rooms Photograph, circa 1920

    • Automobiles; Billiards; Bowling; Business enterprises; Games; Golf; Golf courses; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Niles Center Recreation Rooms located at 8146 Floral Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois circa 1920. Shown: front entrance of the Niles Center Recreation Rooms with an automobile parked in front on Floral Avenue. The Niles Center...
    • Niles Center Road at Skokie Boulevard Photograph, 1964

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Grocery stores; Service stations; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail; Streets;
    • Photograph of the intersection of Niles Center Road Skokie Boulevard in Skokie, Illinois in 1964. Shown (clockwise): Fergus Ford sign with a car on pedestal (left); Sure Save Food Mart (right); Phillip 66 gas station (center, background); Gulf gas...
    • Dempster Street West from Bronx Avenue Photograph, 1926

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Railroads; Railroads -- Stations; Signs and signboards; Streets; Transportation;
    • Photograph of Dempster Street looking west from Bronx Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1926. Shown (left to right): North Shore Line Dempster Street Terminal Station; sign reading: Welcome to Niles Center; Bronx Building; and Huntsman & Co Real...
    • Blameuser Motor Company Building Photograph, 1924

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Service stations; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Blameuser Motor Company in Niles Center, Illinois in 1924. Note the gasoline pump to the right. The building was located at 8008 Lincoln Avenue. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical Society.
    • 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...
    • Skokie Music Center Photograph, circa 1960

    • Automobiles; Business enterprises; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the Skokie Music Center and Eunices Hair Salon, located at 8020 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Note the automobiles parked in front of the stores. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie Historical...
    • Police Department Cars Photograph, 1949

    • Automobiles; City halls; Clubs; Municipal buildings; Municipal services; Police; Police-departments; Signs and signboards; Veterans -- Illinois;
    • Photograph of three 1949 V-8 Ford police squad cars donated to the Village of Skokie Police Department in Skokie, Illinois in 1949. Shown: three new squad cars and representatives of the donor groups and Skokie Police Department in front of Skokie...
    • Welcome to Niles Center Arch Photograph, circa 1900

    • Automobiles; Railroads; Railroads -- Stations; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the "Welcome to Niles Center" street sign arch on Dempster Street, facing east to Bronx Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois circa 1900. Shown: automobile parked in front of the Dempster Street Terminal Station for the North Shore Line...
    • Girls Eating Ice Cream Photograph, 1920s

    • Automobiles; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of girls eating ice cream while sitting on a Niles Center Laundry truck in Niles Center, Illinois in the 1920s. The truck is parked next to the Niles Center Recreation Rooms located on Floral Avenue and Cleveland Street. This photograph...
    • Jewish War Veteran Post 328 Members Photograph, 1972

    • Automobiles; Signs and signboards; Veterans -- Illinois;
    • Photograph of the members of the Jewish War Veteran Post 328 in Skokie, Illinois on November 26, 1972. Members are shown in front of a van with a sign that reads, in part: "In Blessed Memory of The Eleven Olympic Martyrs - Chicago Chapter, Magon...
    • Blameuser Building Postcard, 1907

    • Banks; Business enterprises; Postcards; Signs and signboards;
    • Postcard depicting the Blameuser Building on the northeast corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1907. Peter Blameuser, Jr. built the Blameuser Building in the 1800s. The people in the picture are unidentified. The...
    • Blameuser Building Fire -- Crowd Photograph, 1940

    • Barbershops; Business enterprises; Fire fighters; Fire-departments; Fires; Municipal services; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the crowd gathered around a fire at the Blameuser Building on Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois on November 25, 1940, just a little more than a week after Niles Center, Illinois was renamed Skokie, Illinois. The building was located...
    • Oakton Street Businesses Photograph, circa 1960

    • Barbershops; Business enterprises; Hardware stores; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of businesses on Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Businesses shown: Oakton Barber Shop, located at 5112 Oakton Street; Able Currency Exchange, located at 5108 Oakton Street; Skokie Paint & Wallpaper, located at 5102 Oakton...
    • Farmers Exchange Tavern Photograph, circa 1910

    • Bicycles; Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Farmers Exchange Tavern located on the southwest corner of Golf Road and Gross Point Road in Sharp Corner, Illinois in 1910. The Sharp Corner neighborhood was annexed to Niles Center in the 1920s. The owner of the tavern may have...
    • Schoening Wagon Maker Building Photograph, early 1900s

    • Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses; Plows; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the F. Schoening Manufacturer of Wagons and Buggies and Horse Shoeing building in Niles Center, Illinois in the early 1900s. The building was located at 7902 Lincoln Avenue. Shown: four unidentified men in doorway of building standing...
    • Lohrke Bros. Blacksmith Shop Photograph, circa 1902

    • Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Lohrke Blacksmith shop located just north of St. Peter Catholic School on Niles Center Road in Niles Center, Illinois circa 1902. Shown: four unidentified men and a horse (center); a horse hitched to a buggy (far right); and a...

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