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    • Plan of Town

    • Park Forest (Ill.)--History; Architecture--United States--History; Suburbs--United States--History; Real estate development--United States--History; Suburban homes--United States--History; Suburban life--United States--History
    • The Plan of Town was the development plan and related information as prepared by American Community Builders’ staff the architects and planners in 1946. It was submitted to the Federal Housing Authority on November 12, 1946, as their proposal for...
    • Galena Fire Station and Turner Hall

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Fire stations--United States--Illinois--History; Theaters--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, color, showing Turner Hall and the Galena Fire Station. Taken from the corner of Hill Street and Bench Street. Hedges line the sidewalk on Hill Street and down to the turn-off for the fire station on Bench Street. Handwritten...
    • Washington Street steps and Firehouse #1 on Bench Street, Galena

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Fire stations--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing Firehouse #1 on Bench Street, the Washington Street steps, and the side of the First United Methodist Church. Handwritten in green ink on back is "TAKEN-AUG. 12-1949/GALENA-ILL./WASHINGTON STREET...
    • Prospect Street in Galena, Ill.

    • Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing women and children on Prospect Street in Galena, Ill. Trees line the street; children stand on the sidewalk and in the street. A group of three women stands to the right of the photo. Photo is mounted on...
    • Harold Brown

    • Suburbs--United States--History; Real estate development--United States--History; Suburban homes--United States--History; Suburban life--United States--History; Park Forest (Il.)--History; School integration--Illinois
    • History of Park Forest, Illinois, a post-World War II planned community.
      Harold Brown came to Park Forest in 1955. He became a community leader, serving on the school boards of District 163 and 227. Later than this oral history interview, he...
    • Children from St. Michael's Catholic School on Bench Street in Galena, Ill.

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing children, arms linked in pairs, walking on Bench Street in Galena, Ill. They are students from St. Michael's Catholic School on Bench Street. They walk in front of First Presbyterian Church on a snowy...
    • Portrait of Edward D. Kittoe

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Physicians--United States--Illinois--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of Dr. Edward D. Kittoe, who was a surgeon during the American Civil War. He is shown from the chest up, wearing a suit coat. His hair is white, and he has a long beard. Photo is a cabinet card, mounted on...
    • New Flood Gates, Galena, Ill.

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History; Flood protection--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the floodgates to Main Street in Galena, Ill. Two cars, one of which is a police car, drive down Riverside Drive into Main Street. Handwritten on reverse in black ink is "TAKEN-MCH....
    • View of 1937 Flood in Galena from Grant Park

    • Floods--United States--Illinois--History; Disasters--United States--Illinois--History; Rivers--Galena River (Wis. and Ill.); Bridges--United States--History--Illinois; Railroads--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, taken from the east bank of the Galena River, showing the river flooded in 1937. Ice chunks and snow are visible along the railroad tracks in the foreground. Buildings, including Central School/Galena Green,...
    • Dedication of Stockade Monument in Galena by the D.A.R.

    • Daughters of the American Revolution--United States--Illinois--History; Black Hawk War, 1832; Women--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing the dedicaiton of the Stockade Monument by the Daughters of the American Revolution in Galena. Women in dress clothes and hats; children in white clothes; and one man in a suit, holding his hat stand around...
    • Bridal Portrait of Agnes Avery Felt

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Brides--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, bridal portrait of Agnes Avery Felt, who was married on October 27, 1887. She is shown in full figure, in front of a settee and a hutch. she wears a long-sleeved, high collar, white gown with beadwork and a bustled...
    • Lucius Felt Home on Prospect Street in Galena

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, hand-colored, showing a second empire house on Prospect Street in Galena. The house was first owned by Lucius Felt. Stairs with wrought iron banisters lead to the house from the street. Hollyhocks are visible in the foreground....
    • Picnic at Galena Junction

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Railroads--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing young women and young men, all but two of whom are sitting on a wagon, at Galena Junction, having a picnic. All have hats; the women wear skirts and long-sleeved blouses. The men wear suits. Taken circa...
    • Miss Gardener's Class

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Teachers--United States--Illinois--History; School field trips--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing Miss Margaret Gardner's first grade class on a field trip near Hazel Green, Wis. The girl on the far left wears some sort of headdress, and the boy on the far right holds a small American flag. Miss Gardner...
    • Portrait of James M. Ryan and his son, James W. Ryan

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Fathers--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of James M. Ryan and his son, James W. Ryan. The father is seated, wearing a suit coat with vest and pocket watch. One hand rests on his thigh. The other arm is around the son, who wears a long-sleeved top...
    • Minnie Singruen Maroney and child

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of Minnie Singruen Maroney and a young girl. Minnie is seated on a chair and wears a long-sleeved, floor-length dress. Her hair is parted in the center and pulled back. The child wear's a long-sleeved...
    • Riverside Drive in Galena, Ill.

    • Galena River (Wis. and Ill.); Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois---History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the Galena River and Riverside Drive in Galena. Cars drive along Riverside Drive. Taken from the east side of the river. Handwritten in black ink on reverse is "TAKEN-APR. 29-1947-GALENA-ILL./RIVERSIDE...
    • Taylor House Antiques/Ryan House in Galena, Ill.

    • Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the Ryan House at 201 N. Bench Street in Galena, Ill. (at the time the photo was taken it was Taylor House Antiques.) The house is a Greek Revival style with four large columns on the front. It was...

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