• City Hotel in Peoria, Illinois.

    Slide reads 1875. The slide shows a drawing of City Hotel, a three story building with a basement. A sign between the second and third story windows identifies the building as the City Hotel. There is…

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  • Lithograph of the Stone Hill Garden in Peoria, Illinois.

    Ray Brian

    This image shows the north east corner of Seventh and Western avenues (now Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Western Avenue). The beer garden had an open pavilion for dancing and dining, a band shell,…

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  • Coon hunt

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    Men from the Knox College Phi Delta Theta fraternity pose at night under a tree in front of a fringed buggy. A man in the front row holds a dog. An African-American man stands in the third row.

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  • Bloomington Manufacturing Company

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

    The Bloomington Manufacturing Company manufactured the "Graham Mower and Reaper" in the 1860s. The company employed 70 to 80 workers and averaged $100,000 in business annually. They produced bicycles…

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  • Carr-Jackson wedding

    Green, Allen Ayrault, 1880-1963

    The bride, Julia Crosby Carr, and groom, Capt. William Payne Jackson enter a coach on their wedding day at the home of the bride's parents, Clark E. and Sarah Carr at 560 N. Prairie Street in Galesbur…

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  • Sheridan's Carriage

    Patriarca

    Back of photo: Rear view of Antique Carriage.

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  • Knox Homecoming with Carleton

    Harold E. Way

    Women ride a horse-drawn carriage carrying a sign reading 'We Had the Pep in 1910' in the Homecoming parade.

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  • Miss Tidmarsh at Wauconda, 1908. 95.28.12

    Gordon Ray

    Photographs taken by Gordon Ray (1893-1987) of his family's farm and Lakeside Cottage resort, and Ray Brothers' resort on Diamond Lake, ca. 1907-1945.

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  • Rollstone polka

    Whitney, Andrew

    Dance music; Polkas; piano Key: B flat majorWritten in 2/4 time. Cover is a black-and-white chalk lithograph of a four-story building with the nameplates "Fitchburg Hotel" and "McIntire & Jaquith." Se…

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  • Ken Shook

    Jack L. Bradley

    Ken Shook in plaid shirt and overalls working on carriage wheel once belonging to Ulysses S. Grant in blacksmith and leather shop, Bishop Hill, Illinois, with bricks. From a series of images shot by (…

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  • Sterling, Illinois Street scenes, 2nd Ave, East 3rd St., Buildings, Business enterprises, Carriages and coaches, Factories, Stores & shops

    B/w photograph, 17 x 11 cm. Sterling, Illinois Street scene, Buildings, Carriages & coaches, Business enterprises, 2nd Ave. and E. 3rd Street, Factories, Stores & shops

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  • Hale Chapel about 1900 - (1 of 3 prints worst quality) - One of two negatives in same envelope

    Unknown

    Hale Chapel "One of 2 Negs. in same envelope." Of the two in the envelope and all three images of Hale Chapel, this print has the worst quality. The chapel is brick with a bell tower with a clock on i…

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  • Corn Belt Bank, Bloomington, Illinois

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

    The Corn Belt Bank building in downtown Bloomington, with a horse and carriage waiting outside. Some banks were set up especially for the savings and loan possibilities of farmers. Corn Belt Bank How…

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  • 142 - NE corner Main & Globe St

    Unknown

    Image of a white brick and stone building on the NE corner of Main & Globe St. Only part of the building is two stories, and "Bourke & Kennedy" is carved over the front door and windows. In the backgr…

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  • Cawnpore school

    Many people, men, women and children, Indians and Westerners, are gathered on the lawn in front of a mission school in Cawnpore (now Kanpur), India. This school was probably one run by the Woman's Uni…

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  • Sheridan's Carriage

    Patriarca

    Back of photo: Front view of Antique Carriage.

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  • Second City Hall and Markel in Peoria, Illinois.

    Slide reads: "Peoria 2nd City Hall and Markel; 200 Blk S Madison; 1859." There are carriages and horses outside the building.

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  • Central Mill and Elevator Company

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

    The Central Mill and Elevator Company was located at 901 E. Front St. in Bloomington, near the railroad. Elevators were necessary for storing farmers' grain before it was shipped elsewhere or used for…

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  • The Second City Hall Building in Peoria, Illinois.

    Caption reads: "The Second City Hall Building Erected in 1858." It is a two story brick building with a rounded tower on the top with a spire. There are a few pedestrians leaning against the building…

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  • 100 block of N. Adams in Peoria, Illinois.

    Ray Brian

    100 Block of N Adams, Soldiers and Sailors Monument, a few buildings are in the background, an undertaker, Triebel and Sons Monuments, and what appears to be the office of Druggist Frederick M Dekroyf…

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