• County-City Building Official Dedication [Program] 1952

    Official Dedication 1952 County-City Building. County of Adams City of Quincy in Illinois. Souvenir. Includes program of the dedication; linear drawing of the building; photographs of city and county…

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  • Warranty Deed of Frederick W. Ruwe to Frederick Wellman

    Warranty Deed of Frederick Wellman to Frederick W. Ruwe, August 3, 1865. Document Color 8.5" x 14". PDF File Only!

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  • U.S. Federal Building

    Double images of the northeast corner of 8th and Hampshire [200 North 8th Street] during a street fair in the 1890's. The U.S. Federal Building is on the corner with H. Milton Photography booth setup…

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  • Atlas Map of Adams County Illinois, 1872

    Andreas, Lyter, & Co. Davenport, Iowa, 1872

    PDF File Only! Content scanned from "1872 Atlas Map of Adams County, IL" book. See "SOURCE" below for more information. (Page numbers = pg 10, pg 11, pg 14, pg 15, pg 18, pg 19, pg 22, pg 23, pg 26, p…

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  • Bird's Eye View, Soldiers' and Sailors' Home, postcard

    This is a post card, the image is of the Bird's Eye View, Soldiers' and Sailor's Home, Quincy, IL. There is a personal message on the back from Feb 4, 1917. Postcard - Color. 5.5" x 3.5"

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  • Adams County Court House Postcard

    John Sanftleben

    Postcard of the First Adams County Court House, the Second County Court House and the Present Adams County Court House. The original court house was completed in 1837 and was destroyed by a fire in 18…

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  • Residence of EX Governor John Wood

    Andreas, Lyter, & Co. Davenport, Iowa, 1872

    PDF File Only! Content scanned from "1872 Atlas Map of Adams County, IL" book. See "SOURCE" below for more information. (Photo = pg 8); (Text = pg 38); (Text = pg 102). Residence of EX Governor John W…

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  • Adams County Courthouse

    Adams County Courthouse, built in 1876 along Vermont Street. John McKean, architect. The building was struck by a tornado in 1945, ripping off the dome area. The building was demolished in 1949 to mak…

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  • Private Joe Fifer Sculpture

    Illinois Veteran's Home at Quincy, located along 12th and Locust in Quincy, IL. Originally known as the Illinois Solider's and Sailors Home, 1886, name was formally changed in 1973. The Private Joe Sc…

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  • Plat book of Adams County , Illinois

    Compiled by A. Heinz, E.W. Fischer

    Plat book of Adams County, Illinois. July 1935. Compiled by A. Heinz, E.W. Fischer. Clayton, Camp Point, Honey Creek, Mendon-Ursa, Ursa, North East, Houston, Keene, Lima-Ursa-Mendon, Lima- Ursa, Conco…

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  • Adams County Court House, Quincy, Ill. Postcard

    Pub. by C.E. Wetzel

    Adams County Court House, Quincy, Ill. Postcard. Canceled Feb 24, 1919. Text on card reads: "Suppose you know Tip is discharged. Swan got your card. February 23. Dear Ben, Your picture came today. Am…

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  • Warranty Deed of Emily Wood to Charles Baker

    Warranty Deed of Emily Wood to Charles Baker. "I Anderson, Clerk of the Circuit Court and Ex- Officio of said County, do hereby certify, that the annexed instrument of writing was on the 23 day of Feb…

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  • Sny Island Levee Camp

    Sny Island Levee and Drainage District was created to help protect the fertile farm grounds along the Mississippi River bottoms. This is the construction on the Sny Camp Hen House. BW Exterior 4.5" x…

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  • Specimen Ballot, Village of Clayton, Sale of Alcohol

    V.R. Downey, Village Clerk

    Specimen Ballot. "Shall the sale at retail of alcoholic liquor by prohibited in this Village of Clayton in the County of Adams and State of Illinois?" YES. NO. I, V.R. Downey, Village Clerk in and for…

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  • Illinois Soldiers' and Sailors' Home - Deer Park

    This is located in the Illinois Soldiers' and Sailors' Home in the Deer Park. 5 deer are standing in the snow. December 1969. BW Photograph. 8" x 10".

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  • Adams County Court House Postcard

    John Sanftleben

    Postcard of the First Adams County Court House, the Second County Court House and the Present Adams County Court House. The original court house was completed in 1837 and was destroyed by a fire in 18…

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  • Warranty Deed Emily Wood to Charles Augustus Burns

    Warranty Deed of Land Transaction of Emily Wood and Charles Augustus Burns. It was filed October 28, 1863 and recorded Book #41 of Conveyance on pages 285 and 286. Document BW 8.5" x 14". PDF File Onl…

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  • Indenture of Land, No 8688

    Document reads: This Indenture, made the Third day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Forty-seven between Schuyler H. Mattison of City of New York of the first part and…

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  • Sny Island Levee Camp

    Sny Island Levee and Drainage District was created to help protect the fertile farm grounds along the Mississippi River bottoms. This is the construction on the Sny Camp Hen House. BW Exterior 4.5" x…

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  • Adams County Officials

    Adams County Officials. 1. J.A. Connery, Clerk. 2. Wm. B. Quigg. 3. Wm. F. Bader. 4. John Campbell. 5. C.T. Sterne. 6. Fred Tieken. 7. Henry L. Adair, Chairman. 8. W.T. Roy. 9. W.E. Turner. 10. F.P. T…

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