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    • Wedding Dresses--Thompson

    • Bridal Gowns
    • This dress came to America with the woman who wore it on her wedding day, Mary Smith. The brown print dress is made of mousseline, a quite sturdy but finely woven cotton much used in the 19th century. Mary Smith and Samuel Thompson were married in...
    • Wedding Dresses--Thompson

    • Bridal Gowns
    • This dress came to America with the woman who wore it on her wedding day, Mary Smith. The brown print dress is made of mousseline, a quite sturdy but finely woven cotton much used in the 19th century. Mary Smith and Samuel Thompson were married in...
    • Wedding Dresses--Thompson

    • Bridal Gowns
    • This dress came to America with the woman who wore it on her wedding day, Mary Smith. The brown print dress is made of mousseline, a quite sturdy but finely woven cotton much used in the 19th century. Mary Smith and Samuel Thompson were married in...
    • Business and Industry: P - Z

    • Business enterprises--Illinois; Business enterprises--Illinois--St. Charles history; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • Photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. Organized alphabetically by business name. Dates currently referenced: 1878-1991. Commentary and notes by Library staff included.
    • Thomas Scott Baldwin Marker

    • Celebrations; Entertainment; Parks; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Mrs. Betty Baldwin Sorbbing, granddaughter of Thomas Scott Baldwin shown viewing the historical marker for the home of Baldwin Park on the corner of 30th and Maine Streets. Carl Landrum was a speaker at the dedication. The park was opened in 1892...
    • Watch Word October 1923

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The October 1923 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company in Elgin, Illinois.
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 838 Duncan, Elgin; First owner: Meuser, Henry J. & Hulda; Documentation: Granddaughter of builder reports it is a Sears house, as does neighbor next door; Historical notes:...
    • Rodessa

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Rodessa; Style: hipped side gable, 1 story; Address: 683 Jay, Elgin; First owner: Whalen, Frank & Mabel; Documentation: Whalens granddaughter reports her mother, who grew up there, says it is a Sears kit. Unique Sears front door. 1st City...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 613 S. Liberty, Elgin; First owner: Warner, Bertram A. & Mattie; Documentation: Family of original owner reports this is a Sears kit house their Uncle Bert built. Unique Sears...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Addrss: 618 May, Elgin; First owner: Warner, Alfred J. & Maude; Documentation: Granddaughter of Matthew Warner says 5 of his 6 sons built Sears houses. Occupant in early 1940s reports...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 425 Preston, Elgin; First owner: Warner, Raymond C. & Florence; Documentation: son of builder states his father put this Sears house together from the kit, remembers his trying...
    • Watch Word July 1949

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The July 1949 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • Watch Word February 1950

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The February 1950 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • Watch Word October 1949

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The October 1949 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .

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