• Elgin Community College Fountain Square Campus.

    Pre-renovation photo from west side of building showing faculty/staff parking and rooftop renovation work. FSQ was opened in 1983 and exchanged with the City of Elgin in 2010.

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  • St Peters Lutheran Church

    Zeller, Herbert

    St Peters Lutheran Church, Schaumburg, Illinois. Schaumburg Road, one mile west of Plum Grove Road. Set among mature trees, the church has a narrow peaked steeple. A small set of steps with a metal ra…

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  • Fire Scene, March 1874

    Adams, John Manley (1833-1901)

    March 1874 fire scene with snow/ice on the ground. A person standing in the for ground looking at the damaged building. He is near a street light. A small group of blurry people closer to the building…

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  • Tornado Damage Riverside Drive

    Gylleck, Elmer (1898-1988)

    Eastside Riverside Drive after tornado of 03/28/1920 taken from westside from the Milwaukee Depot. Signs for the Kelly Hotel and S.S. Kresge" Seen from west side of railroad station platform. People s…

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  • 1888-03-03 Elgin Every Saturday

    The March 3, 1888 issue of Elgin Every Saturday newspaper from Elgin, Illinois

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  • Gail Borden Library Photography Display

    Courier-News

    Elmer Gylleck, librarian, and another man and woman viewing photography display at Gail Borden Library. An older woman in printed dress holds a matted photo of a smoking man wearing a tasseled fez. A…

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  • 1923-06 Watch Word June 1923

    Elgin National Watch Company, Elgin Area Historical Society

    The June 1923 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .

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  • Elgin National Watch Factory with Payne's Horse Drawn Streetcar

    Adams, John Manley (1833-1901)

    Elgin National Watch Factory with Payne's horse drawn streetcar. A closer view than 1989.001.0171. Reverse has newsclipping of history of Elgin National Watch Factory and a listing of early employees…

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  • 1887-08-20 Every Saturday

    The August 20, 1887 issue of Every Saturday from Elgin, Illinois

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  • Wing Park Pool

    Courier- News

    Lots of people swimming in Wing Park Pool

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  • Road Race 1914, Fountain Square

    Mann, Dr. A.L

    Road Race Day 1914 in Fountain Square

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  • 1882-02-08 Elgin Daily Frank

    February 8, 1882 issue of the Elgin Daily Frank

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  • Painting studio in Visual and Performing Arts Center

    Roger Gustafson (standing) with unidentified painting students in painting studio. Of note is the two-story northern exposure suitable for painting and drawing.

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  • West Highland Avenue

    Rowe, Ralph R

    Winter scene, looking east on West Highland from the Chicago North Western Railroad viaduct. The E. A. Logan Commission Merchant building and sign is prominent. A large Borden's Malted Milk sign. Stee…

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  • Paul Heath and Diane Sanchez

    ECC President Paul Heath congratulates Diane Sanchez, coordinator of student organizations, for being named Most Distinguished Advisor in Illinois and receiving a Giles Distinguished Advisor Award and…

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  • 1887-03-14 Elgin Daily Courier

    March 14th, 1887 issue of the Elgin Daily Courier newspaper from Elgin, Illinois

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  • 1886-05-22 Every Saturday

    The May 22, 1886 issue of Every Saturday from Elgin, Illinois

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  • National House, Front Desk

    Adams, Spencer Manley (1852-1922)

    Front desk of the National House. Large high wooden desk about waist high of the man leaning on the desk. Two rounded glass cases on top of the desk top. One man with a hat, one man without a hat and…

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  • 1884-05-29 Elgin Daily News

    The May 29, 1884 issue of The Elgin Daily News from Elgin, Illinois

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  • McCormick Farm

    Eck, Art

    McCormick Farm. Located on the race track west of Elgin. The farm has a large gambrel roof barn topped with cupolas. The barn has a large overhead door facing the yard and considerable hay loft space…

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