• Quincy Maid Potato Chip Co.

    Quincy Maid Potato Chip Co., 902 South 6th or later 823 North 12th. Interior photo of woman filling potato chip bags. B/w, 5" x 4".

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  • All America City Parade - Quincy Elementary Schools

    The All-America City Award is given by the National Civic League annually to ten communities in the United States. It recognizes those whose citizens work together to identify and tackle community-wid…

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  • Frank Malambri Orchestra

    Frank Malambri Orchestra about 1929 or 1930. Left to right: Frank A. Malambri Sr.; Gerald Hull; Robert Sheridan; Joe Bonansinga; Virgil Manes; C. Olinger; Albert Tushaus. Orchestra was playing at the…

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  • War Bond Parade

    The third Liberty Loan drive held in Adams County, Illinois was the largest drive selling $3,000,000 in bond during the six day drive inapril 1918. The drive was kicked off with a Liberty Day Parade,…

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  • Chapel of the Ascension of Christ

    Chapel of the Ascension of Christ. From a drawing by G. Frank Wellman. This two-story frame building, located on the northwest corner of Eleventh and Broadway, was erected by the same Adam Schmitt, in…

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  • Columbus Town Band

    Columbus, Illinois Town Band. Fifteen members with instruments are standing outside. Clarence G. Buttz was the band's leader. Top row: Granville Lummis, Frank Thomas, Roy Bvakensick, George Hoffman, H…

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  • John Wood Statue, postcard

    Ray E. White

    Postcard of John Wood Statue in center of Washington Park. Text on reverse reads: John Wood Statue. Washington Park. Quincy, Illinois. In 1822 John Wood became the first white settler and founder of t…

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  • Payson Band

    Payson Band about 1895 with 12 members. Front row: Charles Gabriel, Frank Reeby, Ance Glenn, Robert Bowles, William Nichols. Back row: Lou Dillon, Oscar Robb, Lou Mangold, Harry Seehorn, Bill Nickerso…

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  • Rear yard of H. Kent

    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 97); (Text = pg 70). FERD KENNETT BY SILVER HILLS } FLORA & NELLIE B…

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  • Mayors of Quincy

    Portraits of six Quincy Mayors with names and service dates printed below. Top: E.H. Turner, 1876; L.D. White, 1877; W.T. Rogers, 1878-1879. Bottom row: J.K. Webster, 1880-1881; D.F. Deaderick, 1882-1…

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  • Quincy Police Department

    Quincy Police Department, 1908. Top row: Joseph Geers; John Fisher; B.H. Lynch. Middle row: George Stout; Frank Hollender; Wm. Sullivan; Thomas R. Connell. Bottom row: Henry Maas; John Griefer; John B…

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  • Jos. G. Damhorst Dry Goods Groceries & Saloon

    Jos. G. Damhorst Dry Goods Groceries & Saloon, 1737-1739 Broadway. Hy. Brommelmeyer residence 1737 1/2 Broadway. Exterior view of two-story building with eight men, one woman standing in front. B/w, 1…

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  • Lord's Barn

    V.G. Musselman

    The Lord's Barn. The First Congregational Church Home in Quincy on Fourth Street between Maine and Jersey. Sketch BW 7 3/4" x 5"

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  • Varsity Basketball Squad

    The Shadow

    Varsity Basketball Squad. Taken from The Shadow 1935, Quincy Senior High School, Quincy, Illinois. Group photo. Top row: Coach S. O. Storby, John Zimmerman, Roy Phillips, Garland Kuch, Glen Stock, Ass…

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  • Dede Donation

    The Dede Collection consists of 88 digital scans (some image fronts and backs, some with multiple images) of unidentified members of the Dede family taken in a variety of local Quincy and Adams County…

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  • Excelsior Stove Repair Co.

    Excelsior Stove Repair Co., north side of Delaware between 2nd & 3rd. Exterior photo, three buildings, molding room, mounting & warehouse, office at right. In wagon at left, John Blackburn, Wm. Watts…

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  • Quincy Conservatory of Music joint recital program

    This is the Quincy Conservatory of Music Program of the joint recital of Dorothy Rupp and Ruth Meiler on May 21 at the Conservatory Recital Hall. Dorothy Rupp was a violin pupil of Mrs. Georgia Morey…

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  • Blomer & Michael Co.

    Blomer & Michael Co., pork packers, Front St. south of Delaware ( 705 S. Front St.) Exterior photo of large building, partially four-stories, railroad cars, horses and wagons, men in front. B/w , 10"…

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  • Quincy Blues Prize

    Prize Cup won from the Quincy Blues at a target shooting match May 1, 1857, by the Quincy City Guards and presented to their Commander, Captain James D. Morgan. BW Interior 8" x 10".

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  • Wurst Hardware

    Wurst Hardware, C.H. Wurst Co., 647-649 State Street, northwest corner 7th & State Streets. Wurst Hardware first started in a brack and frame building in 1866. This building was razed and a new buildi…

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