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    • Street Fair

    • Advertisements; Businesses; Celebrations; Entertainment; Festivals; Heating; Stoves; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Street Fair. Looking at the southwest corner of 5th and Maine Street. Gas Co. and Comstock- Gas and Stove CO. tents in the foreground. BW Exterior Photograph 10" x 7 4/5".
    • Highland Park Advertisement

    • Advertisements; Entertainment; Celebrations; Festivals; Parks; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Advertisement reads, "Highland Park Sept 18-25. The Monarch of Outdoor Attractions... Siege of Jericho... 250 Accurately Costumed Characters... Tons of Fireworks used Nightly" BW Advertisement 10" x 8".
    • Hopkins, Allie - Interview and Memoir

    • Afro-Americans; Afro-Americans-- Rural Life; Family Life; Funerals; Mechanicsburg (Ill.); Race Discrimination; Social Life and Customs; Springfield (Ill.)--Societies and Clubs; Women--Roles, Occupations, etc.; Young Women's Christian Association...
    • Hopkins, long-time resident of Springfield, discusses her experiences as an African American. She recalls her family background and childhood on a farm near Mechanicsburg, Illinois, education, prejudice and discrimination, social conditions and...
    • Harris, Leota Singleton - Interview and Memoir

    • Afro-Americans; Baseball; Camp Butler National Cemetery, Riverton (Ill.); Hairdressers and Beauticians; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Railroads; Small Business; Springfield (Ill.)--Businesses
    • Leota Harris, resident of Springfield, since 1896, discusses her life experiences as an African American woman. She recalls her family background, conditions for African Americans, discrimination, businesses, Number 5 Engine House, her job with the...
    • Grant, Lodge - Interview and Memoir

    • Afro-Americans; Cairo (Ill.); Hamilton County (Ill.); Illinois, Southern; Illinois Superintendent of Public Instruction; Ku Klux Klan; Prohibition; Race Discrimination; Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; Teachers; World War, 1939-1945
    • Grant, an educator who worked primarily in Hamilton County, Illinois, discusses his years in the teaching profession: teaching and principal positions, service as county superintendent, consolidated schools, and service as the State Superintendent...
    • Buffalo at Baldwin Park

    • Agriculture; Entertainment; Festivals; Celebrations; Parks; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Three buffalo in and around the pond at Baldwin Park located at 30th and Maine street. Buffalo were part of the Buffalo Bill Cody Show at the park. BW Exterior Photograph 10" x 6 3/4".
    • Aikman, Herbert (Bert) -  Interview and Memoir

    • Amusements; Automobiles; Banks and Banking; Blacksmithing; Butchering; Canning and Preserving; Chautauquas; Clothing and Dress; Depression, 1929; Farms and Farming; Handicrafts; Hunting; Illinois State Fair; Litchfield (Ill.); Macoupin County...
    • Aikman discusses his experiences in Macoupin and Montgomery Counties, Illinois; childhood and farmlife, one room school education, homemade foods and remedies, his family's log cabin in Hornsby, children's games, hunting, family recreation, and...
    • Tuttle, Mae - Interview and Memoir

    • Amusements; Clothing and Dress; Depression, 1929; Family Life; Portuguese-Americans--Springfield (Ill.); Social Life and Customs; Springfield (Ill.)--Social Life; Transportation; World War, 1939-1945
    • Tuttle, Springfield native, recalls Springfield in the 20th century. She discusses growing up, schools, live theaters, neighborhoods, businesses, horse transportation, early automobiles, Armistice Day celebrations, prohibition, cemeteries,...
    • Groundbreaking Ceremony in College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Dedication of First Building in College Hill, First Spade of Earth Turned. Eugene L. Swenson is standing right of center woman with shovel.
    • Groundbreaking Ceremonies for College Hill.

    • Architecture -- Domestic; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Case studies; Suburbs -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History; Homes; Construction;
    • Groundbreaking Ceremonies for College Hill. Eugene L. Swenson is standing at center next to woman who is holding the horses reins. The woman is most likely Mrs. Swenson. Ernest E. Ellington is standing to the left of Mr. Swenson.
    • Smith, Larry - Interview and Memoir

    • Bismarck (Ill.); Farms and Farming; German-Americans; Vermillion County (Ill.); World War, 1939-1945--Anti-German Sentiment; World War, 1939-1945--Homefront; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners of War, German
    • Larry Smith, farmer, discusses the central Illinois rural community of Bismarck during WWII; German prisoners of war as farm laborers; family attitudes toward the war and the de-emphasis of their German heritage; rationing; victory celebrations;...
    • Outdoor Illinois

    • Burnham Plan; Conservation ethic; Going green; Illinois Conservation Foundations Hall of Fame Banquet; Jim Wiker; Jody Shimp; Landscape; Morels; Natural Resources; Nature stories; Outdoors-Woman; Water Resources; Wingshooting; Wolves in Illinois;...
    • The monthly magazine highlights Illinois natural resources. This issue has articles entitled: Plant Native . Prairie Restoration . Wildlife Landowner Awards . Build a Wetland . Copperhead Hollow Wildlife Management Area . Aquatic Plants ....
    • Outdoor Illinois

    • Burnham Plan; Conservation ethic; Going green; Illinois Conservation Foundations Hall of Fame Banquet; Jim Wiker; Jody Shimp; Landscape; Morels; Natural Resources; Nature stories; Outdoors-Woman; Water Resources; Wingshooting; Wolves in Illinois;...
    • The monthly magazine highlights Illinois natural resources. This issue has articles entitled: Plant Native . Prairie Restoration . Wildlife Landowner Awards . Build a Wetland . Copperhead Hollow Wildlife Management Area . Aquatic Plants ....

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