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    • East Side

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    • Picture postcard of Elgins east side taken from the west side. Caption on print reads, "Views of Elgin and Vicinity. J.M. Adams, Photographer, Elgin, Ill."
    • Baldwin Bros. Advertisement

    • Advertisements; Balloon; Entertainment; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Poster Advertisement for Baldwin Bros. reads: " Baldwin Bros. Congress of Aerial Wonders. Projectors of Sensational Attractions." Has drawings of three parachutes. Thomas Scott Baldwin and his brother performed at Baldwin Park. BW Advertisement...
    • Baldwin Park Advertisement

    • Advertisements; Balloon; Parks; Entertainment; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Advertisement from May 29, 1892 featuring a Balloon ascension and parachute descent of Thomas Scott Baldwin at Baldwin Park, Quincy, Illinois. Advertisement reads: "Baldwin Park Thos. S. Baldwin, Prop. and Mgr. Sunday May 29 grand Band Concert......
    • Doerr Opera House

    • Advertisements; Businesses; Entertainment; Music; Musician; Retail; Views; Quincy, Illinois;
    • The northwest corner of 6th and Maine Street. The building was erected in 1868. Originally housed Doerr Department store and Doerr Opera House. In later years the building was occupied by Hosmer's Watches, Clocks & Jewelry and finally J. C. Penny...
    • 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".
    • Academy of Music Advertisement

    • Advertisements; Entertainment; Music; Musician; Vaudeville; Dance Orchestra; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Academy of Music, also known as Pinkham Hall, Advertisement. The Academy of Music theatre was operated by Natham Pinkham on the north side of Maine street between 3rd and 4th streets, next to J.H. Wheeler Co. The building burned in 1879....
    • Washington Theatre

    • Advertisements; Entertainment; Music; Musician; Vaudeville; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Washington Theatre Advertisement. Text reads, "Washington one day only: Thursday February 4th on the stage in person. The celebrated king of jazz with his famous stars of radio, stage, screen and New York Night Life. Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra...
    • Niles Center Garage Business Card, before 1940

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises;
    • Business card of the Niles Center Garage in Niles Center, Illinois, before 1940. The card reads: "Niles Center Garage. Automobile Repairing & Store Agent For Maxwell Cars." This business card is Part of the collection of the Skokie Historical...
    • Ludwig Luebbers Blacksmith Advertisement Card, 1890s

    • Advertising; Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses;
    • An advertisement card for Ludwig Luebbers, Blacksmith in Niles Center, Illinois in the 1890s. Card reads: "Ludwig Luebbers, Horse Shoes, Blacksmithing, And Wagon Making. Niles Centre, - Cook County, Ill. Wagons, Buggies, Express, Lumber, One-Horse...
    • M. H. Schmitz Business Card, early 1900s

    • Advertising; Bowling; Business enterprises; Recreation; Sports;
    • Business card from M.H. Schmitz, from the early 1900s. The card Reads: "M. H. Schmitz, Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Regulation Bowling Alleys. Telephone 224. Market days 1st Tuesday and 3rd Thursday of each Month. Niles Centre, ILL." This...
    • Fun Fair Amusement Park Photograph, 1950s

    • Amusement centers; Business enterprises; Recreation;
    • Photograph of the Fun Fair amusement park in the 1950s, located at the southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road in Skokie, Illinois. Shown: train ride pulls out of a tunnel. Sign reads: "Fun Fair." This photograph is part of the...
    • 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...

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