• Machesney Airport hangar

    Machesney Airport showing plane and hangar. Fred Machesney opened his airfield June 1927 on a farm on North Second Street. Photograph size: 9 x 15 cm. Donated by Harlem Township.

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  • Holdridge sisters: Ruby and Edna

    Sisters Ruby Holdridge Layng and Edna Holdridge Kiefer, ages 18 or 19, in a potato patch on the Holdridge farm at the end of Sheridan Lane leading to the Rock River, just north of E. Riverside Blvd. P…

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  • Machesney Airport, 1927, aerial view looking north

    Gruner, Don

    Aerial view of Machesney Airport in 1927 looking northwest towards the Rock River and showing the landing field. Photograph size: 13 x 18 cm.

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  • Tornado damage to rear of Ancona's Orthopedic Shoes, 1948

    This photo shows the tornado damage to the rear of Ancona's Orthopedic Shoes, 5425 N. 2nd St.. The store owner's damaged car can also be seen beside the building. The tornado hit Loves Park on July 22…

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  • Telephone operators' strike at Illinois Bell construction site

    Betty Mayhew poses in front of the new Illinois Bell Telephone Company building during the telephone operators' strike, dated circa 1945, 1947, or 1948 in Loves Park, IL. Photograph size: 14 x 8 cm. D…

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  • Harlem Consolidated School chemical laboratory

    Harlem Consolidated School

    A view of the chemistry lab of the Harlem Consolidated School, where the boys could conduct individual tests and records of various cows on the Babcock milk tester, a recent addition to the lab in 191…

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  • River Lane Outdoor Theater film projector

    Lusk, Bobbie

    A photo of the projection equipment belonging to the River Lane Outdoor Theater, taken in October, 1985. The theater was closed in the Fall of 1984, and demolished in 1987. Photograph size: 9 x 14 cm.

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  • Grandma Shumway

    Mrs. Shumway was William Holdridge's mother, and the grandmother of Ruby Holdridge (Layng)and Dwight Holdridge. William Holdridge was an early farm owner in Loves Park, IL. Photograph size: 26 x 19 cm…

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  • Roscoe's Ransom mansion, south side entrance

    Lusk, Bobbie

    The south entrance of the limestone home of early Roscoe resident, Dr. Giles Ransom. At the time of this picture, August, 1989, the structure had been irreparably damaged in recent years by fire and t…

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  • George Miller and the mail wagon

    George Miller and the mail wagon making deliveries in Roscoe in 1910 stop to visit with the Reverend Quincy Dow and his dog Roscoe. From ""Picture Story of Roscoe"" compiled by Dorothy Hunter, publish…

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  • Flood of 1971, looking east

    Lusk, Bobbie

    Aerial shot of the flood of 1971 in Loves Park, IL, showing the intersection of Windsor Road and Elm Avenue at the middle left, Blue Star Foods and Rockford Clutch on the left, Barber Coleman on the r…

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  • North Suburban Library District/ Loves Park, main entrance

    Ramsey, Kemi

    Maple trees in Fall color frame the main entrance to the North Suburban Library District, Loves Park, Illinois. Photograph size 10 x 15 cm.

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  • Barber Colman Co. picnickers, 1917

    Barber Colman Company employees and their families at the company picnic, 1917. The picnic took place at the Hononegah Forest Preserve near Roscoe, IL (see also photos titled ""Hononegah Forest Preser…

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  • Rockford Interurban Trolley Car, North Second Street

    The Interurban provided communter transportation between area cities from 1900 to the 1930's. The tracks ran along North Second Street from Rockford, through Loves Park, to Roscoe and Rockton, IL, and…

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  • Woodward Governor Co. aerial view looking East

    This aerial photograph shows Woodward Co., 5001 North Second Street, Loves Park, IL, looking east to the countryside beyond. Photograph size: 20 x 25 cm.

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  • Harlem Consolidated High School football team, 1935

    A group photograph of the 1934-35 Harlem Consolidated High School football team with their coach, posed with their school in the background. Individuals are not identified. Photograph size: 12 x 16 cm…

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  • Loves Park School Operetta, 1933

    The Loves Park School students pose in their operetta costumes outside the school in May of 1933. Edith Cadwell is holding the letter ""E."" Photograph size: 13 x 18 cm.

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  • Kiddieland: Tico and friends at Sherwood Park

    Kiddieland employee Tico, the chimpanzee, shares some popcorn with a nun and her students at the Kiddieland train station. Photograph size: 27 x 22 cm. Donated by Connie J. Peters.

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  • Loves Park Glee Club, 1935

    This group portrait of the Loves Park Glee Club includes first row: Mary Culbertson, Betty Larsen, Rhoda Hanitz, Frances Misunas, Ruth Stevensen, Maxine Westenberg, Edith Carlson, Marie Breckinridge.…

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  • Cross house and barn, Roscoe, built by Robert Cross, 1845

    Robert Cross, Roscoe's first settler, came to this area in 1835. The house and barn were built in 1845. Photograph size: 9 x 7 cm.

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