• Playbill, "Oh! Doctor" (Presented by the Lion's Club of Quincy

    This is the program for the play "Oh! Doctor". It was presented at the Quincy College Auditorium and the Washington School Auditorium. This was directed by Andrew B. Musholt. This program was donated…

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  • Button from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange promoting Eurockets

    Circular button with purple background and pink image of rocket; orange and white lettering; metal back and pin. Read CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE/ED FUTURES OPEN INTEREST/EUROCKETS/TO 2 MILLION

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  • Post card of C. B. & Q. Depot, Augusta, IL

    C. U. Williams, Bloomington, IL

    This is a post card of the C. B. & Q. Depot in Augusta, IL. Color Advertisement. 5.25" x 3.5".

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  • Land Auction Notice

    Land Auction Notice. "For Sale, the following parcels of land, situate in the military tract, state of Illinois, and belonging to the Illinois Land Company.... Quincy, September 1, 1838. John Tillson…

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  • 85 - Voss Brothers Bicycle Shop

    Unknown

    Interior of Voss Brothers' Bicycle Shop in Peoria, IL. Motorcycles are in the back of the store with the bicycles in front. The display counters show bike accessories like handlebars and seats. A woma…

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  • Avery Power Machinery Company Illustration

    Unknown

    Back of image reads: "Avery Tractor." The Avery Power Machinery Company was of Peoria, Illinois and the image shows an illustration of a 25-50 H.P. Avery Tractor as well as a tractor operator.

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  • Illinois Tractor Advertisement

    Walters, William D, Jr., 1942, McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    This advertisement from the Illinois Silo and Tractor company promotes a demonstration of a tractor that plows, plants, harrows, and discs the corn. In order for new farm machinery to be seen, sellers…

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  • Newspaper ad with von Isser Mobile

    Courier-News promotional article in which the von Isser mobile is prominently displayed in the foyer of the Hemmens Auditorium.

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  • Central School, Sterling, Illinois

    B/w photograph, 21 x 27 1/2 cm., Sterling, Illinois, Central School, Christmas concert, Program

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  • Corn Planter Advertisement

    McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    An ad for a corn planter with description. Planting corn became mechanized before harvesting did. Corn spacing became automatic and thick sod could be planted in with ease. A corn planter about 1912.…

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  • The 'Y' Brick Yard Advertisement

    Matejka, Michael, 1953, Hartzold, Susan, McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    S.B. Rankin was the proprietor of The 'Y' Brick Yard on Bunn St. The 'Y' Brick Yard was another of Bloomington's many brick factories. How we learn about communities 18 Social Systems 15 Economics 13…

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  • Quincy City Directory Advertisements

    Quincy City Directoy 1871- 1872

    Advertisement from Quincy City Directory page 215 reads: "James Jarrett, dealer in Wood and Ice!"; "Jeptha Dudley, West Side North 12th Street,...Breeder of Durham and Alderney Cattle and Berkshire Ho…

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  • 122 - Orpheum - Irwin & Herzog

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    Looking at the Orpheum Theater in Peoria, IL from the side. It is a brick and stone building with an ornately carved facade. "Orpheum Theater" is carved into the top of the facade, and a light up "Orp…

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  • Carl Landrum Orchestra late 1930's

    Postcard Advertising for the Carl Landrum Orchestra used in the late 1930's. Text on back of postcard reads: "Carl Landrum and His Orchestra featuring Dorothy Conner, Vocalist 315 N 14th- Quincy, IL-…

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  • 81 - HEYLE

    Unknown

    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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  • Everybody's trying it at Round Lake, Why don't you.

    View of a woman sitting on a man's lap. He's kissing her on the cheek.

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  • 115 - Central Unioin Telephone Co. 322-324 Fulton St

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    Front display windows of the Peoria, IL Central Union Telephone Company (company name painted on window and on awning) located at 322-324 Fulton St. Posters advertising the American Red Cross' Christm…

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  • Looking South on Adams St. in Peoria, Illinois.

    The caption reads: "Looking down Adams from Main in the early 70s." Note the horse (or mule) drawn street car and the trees just below Fulton St.

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  • Bloomington Cracker Company Advertisement

    Matejka, Michael, 1953, Hartzold, Susan, McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    The Bloomington Cracker Company on East Front Street was also Gerken's Bakery. The Bloomington Cracker Company manufactured crackers, biscuits, and cakes. How we learn about communities 18 Social Syst…

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  • Funk Brothers Seed Advertisement

    Walters, William D, Jr., 1942, McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill

    In order to promote their hybrids, Funk Brothers Seed Company advertised their new products. This ad for 90-day corn ran about 1900. 90-Day corn was designed to grow quickly, so farmers could plant it…

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