• 105 - 800 Block Main St

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    Looking down a brick road with storefronts, streetlamps, streetcar tracks, streetcar lines, horse drawn wagons, and automobiles. Some storefronts are brick and some have clapboard siding. A home is on…

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  • 167 - O'Brien Jobst Co - 100 Block S.W. Jefferson

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    Front of a brick shop with "O'Brien-Jobst Co" attached to the wall between the second and third story windows. Large display windows are on the first and second floors showing a variety of men's wear…

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  • 137 - Dalzell Auto Repair Shop (2)

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    Image of a brick auto repair and accessories shop. The repair shop is on the left with a car in the open door and two more cars parked on the brick street in front of the shop. Four men are standing b…

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  • Redeker Family

    Pictured l-r (clockwise): Wilhemina Boeger Redeker, Friedrich Redeker Jr., John Redeker (attired in the custom of the time for a toddler, with no gender identification) and Herman Redeker. Friedrich R…

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  • 120 - Palace Theater

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    Image of the Palace Theater in Peoria, IL. It is located in part of a larger stone building that takes up the street corner. Other shops are located on the first floor of that building on both sides o…

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  • 93 - Couch and Heyle Co

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    Image of a large light up sign for Couch and Heyle Hardware located in the 500 blk of SW Adams in Peoria, IL. The rest of the image shows a street scene with pedestrians, automobiles, a streetcar, str…

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  • Zion Stores, Zion City, Ill.

    View of the Zion Stores.

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  • 126 - corner Main & Perry - Looking Down Main St

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    Looking down Main St., at the corner of Main and Perry. In the center of the image is a tire and auto supply shop on the corner. Two men are parked at the curb by the shop next to a gas pump. A clock…

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  • Redeker Family

    Friedrich Redeker Jr. was born on March 11, 1871, in Muenchehagen, Germany. He came to America with his parents in 1882 and they settled in Arlington Heights. He married Wilhelmina (Mina) Boeger on No…

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  • 98 - 521 - 523 Main St

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    Commercial building near an alley. The building is a brick store with display windows, decorative tile over the windows, and curtains in the second story windows. "The Sherwin-Williams Co. Brighten Up…

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  • 168 - 800 Block Main St, middle of block, NE side

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    Looking down the 800 Block of Main St. in Peoria, Illinois. Stores line the street, and a few men are walking on the sidewalk. A shop on the left has "J.D. Krenz Harness Collars Whips Blankets Robes F…

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  • 87 - Heyle Hardware (2 of 2)

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    Street scene in Peoria, IL. Men are walking on sidewalks (both sides of street) lined with stores, streetlights, and parked cars. A street car is in the middle of the picture. The light up sign in the…

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  • Kraus' Store, Cuba, Lake County, Ill. 98.13.17

    View of Kraus' Store in what is now Barrington.

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  • 82 - Superior Oil Co

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    Automobile (Model T Ford) parked under an overhang at a Superior Oil Co. service station. The car is near a gas pump and the station is on a street corner with large front windows. Other stores are in…

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  • Chief's Tavern, Erickson's Home, Half Day, Ill. 98.3.4

    Interior view of Chief's Tavern in Erickson's Home.

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  • Zion City General Stores, Zion City, Ill.

    View of the Zion City General Stores.

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  • Redeker, Herman F.

    Herman F. Redeker was born on April 13, 1898. He worked with his father in the Redeker General Store until 1913, when the store was sold. Herman worked in real estate owning the Redeker Investment Com…

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  • 127 - Mayer 3 & Lunch Room

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    Image of a large sign for "O'Brien-Jobst Co. 'Men's Wear' 113 S. Jefferson" standing on top of a building with a painted advertisement for Piedmont Cigarettes. In the foreground is a two story buildin…

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  • Store, Waukegan, Ill.

    View of a store in Waukegan with a residence in the background.

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  • Kresge Store Opening

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    Back of image reads: "100 Block S. Adams St. - Kresge Store Opening." Image shows the opening of Kresge Store in Peoria, Illinois on the 100 block of S. Adams St. Seen in the picture are several pedes…

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