• 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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  • Promotional fan from Bensenville butcher Louis Wienold, circa 1920s

    The K.T. Co., Cincinnati, Ohio

    Bensenville businessman, Louis Wienold, promotional fan featuring two children playing butcher and customer, circa 1920s.

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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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  • 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

    Unknown

    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

    Unknown

    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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  • Bijou Theatre Advertisement

    Bijou Theatre Advertisement. Gives theatre information including owners, employees, and policies. The Bijou Theatre opened in 1905 and closed in 1949 and he building was later demolished. BW Advertise…

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  • 114 - Orpheum Theatre Sign

    Unknown

    Sign for the Orpheum Theater in Peoria, IL sitting on the sidewalk, leaning against the wall of the building. The sign has sockets arranged around the letters from where the light bulbs would have bee…

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  • Albert Carl Fischer

    Advertisement for lessons with Albert Carl Fischer. Advertisement includes Albert Carl Fischer's credentials, rates and portrait. BW Advertisement 8 1/10" x 5".

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  • Post card looking towards Quincy, IL from Bay Island

    Court House Pharmacy, Importers & Publishers, Quincy, IL

    This is a post card that is looking towards Quincy, IL from the Bay Island. The year 1910 is written on the back side. Color Advertisement. 5.25" x 3.5"

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  • Bijou Theatre Advertisement

    Bijou Theatre Advertisement for a Vaudeville show opening Monday January 16, 1905. The show included illustrated songs and moving pictures. The Bijou Theatre opened in 1905 and closed in 1949, the bui…

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  • International : November

    Carqueville, William L., 1871-1946 (artist), J.B. Lippincott Co. (publisher)

    Color poster for International magazine, depicting a football player carrying a football.

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  • Grand Mechanics' Ball Advertisement

    Newspaper advertisement for the Grand Mechanics' Ball at the Concert Hall on Wednesday, September 2, 1863. Music is by Rosenbush's Band. B/w advertisement. 5" x 8"

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