• Orpheum Theater Opening

    "Quincy' Big Xmas Present Hoeffler & McConnell's Orpheum Theatre opens tomorrow evening." Advertisement lists the prices, show times and other information. BW Newspaper Advertisement 5" x 5 3/5"

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  • Street Fair

    Street Fair. Looking at the southwest corner of 5th and Maine Street. Gas Co. and Comstock- Gas and Stove CO. tents in the foreground. BW Exterior Photograph 10" x 7 4/5".

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  • Riedinger & Ortle

    Riedinger & Oertle

    Advertising card. Color depiction of a little girl sitting in a chair. Girl is wearing a blue dress and chair has a red plaid covering. Text reads: Made by Riedinger and Oertle, Quincy, Ill. Riedinger…

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  • Welcome Visitors Archway

    Archway with the words, "Welcome Visitors" across it. The archway was constructed for festivals, street fairs and the like. BW Exterior Photograph 5" x 4".

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  • State Fair Advertisement 1867

    Advertisement for State Fair that ran in the September 28, 1867 newspaper. Reads: "State Fair at Quincy! Sept. 30th to Oct 5th, 1867. Reduced Fare and Extra Trains! Excursion tickets to Quincy and ret…

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  • Post card of Wabash R. R. Depot, Quincy, IL

    This is a post card of the Wabash R. R. Depot in Quincy. IL. Color Advertisement. 5.25" x 3.5"

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  • Saengerfest Advertisement

    Newspaper Advertisement for Illinois State Saengerfest to be held in Quincy, IL June 5th to the 8th, 1877. Advertisement lists 30 singing societies, 3 grad concerts, 2 grand matinees, a picnic and bal…

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  • Adams Electric Cooperative, 75th Anniversary Card

    Adams Electric Cooperative

    Adams Electric Cooperative Commemorative card. One side is a timeline from 1919 until September 3, 2014 documenting highlights of their history. The reverse side documents the changes in cost of elect…

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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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  • Advertisements

    Newspaper advertisements for Grand Ball of Phoenix Fire Co., No. 5 at Concrodia Hall, Tuesday evening, April 26, 1870 at the Sengen House. Music by Quincy City Band. Another advertisement is for Woodr…

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  • QHS 50 Year Reunion - Senior High Graduation Friday Night article

    This is an article from the paper about the Senior High Graduation Friday Night for the 100th graduating class. This was donated to the Quincy Public Library in celebration of the class of '65's 50 ye…

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  • Post card of the Railway and Wagon Bridge

    C. H. P. Inporters & Publishers Quincy, IL

    This is a post card of the railway and Wagon Bridge across the Mississippi River in Quincy IL. On the back is a message addressed to Master Samuel Black in Adrian, Illinois. Color Advertisement. 5.5"…

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  • Empire Theater Advertisements

    Advertisement for Empire Theatre's Inaugural performance of Mme. Rhea on December 21, 1893 in The Queen of Sheba and December 22, 1893 in Josephine, Empress of the French. BW Newspaper Advertisement 5…

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  • German Military Band Advertisement

    Newspaper advertisement for the German Military Band at the Opera House on Sunday, February 27, 1876. Grand Farewell Concert by the German Military Band. Advertisement is from the Quincy Daily Herald…

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  • "Wild West" at Singleton Park admission

    An advertisement for "A Day on the Frontier! Admission to the "Wild West" at Singleton Park - Sunday, May 31, 1885 afternoon at 2pm. The Last representation of the "Wild West" Show in this city." BW A…

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  • Fifth Infantry Regiment Band Concert Advertisement

    "Good Concert ---If It Doesn't Rain" Newspaper Advertisement for 5th Infantry Band Concert to be held in Washington Park, weather dependent. Newspaper Advertisement BW 5" x 8".

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  • Attractive National Range, Advertisement

    Excelsior Stove & Mfg. Co

    Excelsior Stove & Manufacturing Company Advertisement. Text reads: Attractive National. Three Fuel Oven Combination Range. For Gas, Hard Coal, Soft Coal or Wood. Burns Manufactured, Natural, Butane or…

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  • Souvenir Folder of Quincy Illinois

    Curt Teich & Co

    26 View Souvenir Folder of Quincy Illinois. Artist depictions of Naval Reserve Training Center on Quincy Bay; Lincoln- Douglas Memorial, Washington Park; Quincy Memorial Bridge (Toll Free) across Miss…

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  • Veedol Motor Oil Advertisement

    Quincy Battery and Electric Co

    Quincy Battery and Electric Co. Advertisement for Veedol Motor Oil. "Everybody Change" to Veedol Motor Oil. Veedol Oils and Greases Last Twice as Long. Caricature of a man playing the fiddle. Color Ad…

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  • J.D. Levy & Co. Advertising

    J.D. Levy & Co

    Advertising from J.D. Levy & Co. A color depiction of a young girl wearing a large feathered hat, blue striped dress, red stockings and white button boots.. Text reads: Compliments of J.D. Levy & co.…

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