• College Inn Motel, new Rt. 16, Charleston, Ill.

    Advertising postcards ; Picture postcards Caption on back of card continues: Thirty units (18 delux & 12 thrift), air conditioned and thermostatically controlled base board hot water heat, wall to wal…

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  • St. Peter Lutheran School Demolition

    In this 1966 view, St. Peter Lutheran school is being demolished and walls torn down. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org).

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  • Western school bldg., Charleston, Ill.

    Real photo postcards Black-and-white postcard. Title from handwritten caption on back of card. Depicts the elementary school building known as Western Seminary or West Side Ward School, constructed in…

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  • Public library, Blue Island, Ill.

    Picture postcards Black-and-white postcard. Depicts building erected in 1903, demolished in 1970. Correspondence

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  • Winifred Miller's house at 406 North Carlysle

    Picture postcards Caption on back of card: The house was built by a Methodist minister, Rev. Harney. He had the house arranged for renting rooms to Hedding College students. (no longer standing) Black…

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  • Post office and public library, Galesburg, Ill.

    Picture postcards Color postcard. Printed in Germany. Street corner view of post office, with library in background right. Correspondence

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  • Gas plant explosion, 4 lives lost, Bloomington, Ill., Jan 10, '10

    Real photo postcards Black-and-white postcard. Depicts crowd viewing damaged structure following explosion on January 10, 1910. KARBO divider. Correspondence

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  • Miles home, Charleston, Ill.

    Picture postcards Black-and-white postcard. This house is believed to have been built by city namesake Charles Morton circa 1847-48 on the northwest corner of Mechanic and Laughlin streets, later rena…

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  • Evanston Public Library, Evanston, Ill.

    Real photo postcards Black-and-white postcard. Text printed on back: Real photograph cards.

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  • Dole House, Mattoon, Ill.

    Picture postcards Color postcard. Street corner view of building located on the southeast corner of Broadway and First (now 17th) Street. Storefronts visible on street level, including Owings Drug Co…

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  • Withers Public Library, Bloomington, Ill.

    Picture postcards Color postcard. Produced circa 1911-1912. Depicts building at corner of East and Washington streets; erected in 1887, demolished in 1977.

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  • Hotel Byers

    Real photo postcards Black-and-white postcard. This building on the southeast corner of Broadway Ave. and 17th St. (now 1st St.) opened as the Mattoon House in 1871. Soon thereafter the building was r…

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  • Bowen School, 1905-1962

    Picture postcards Black-and-white postcard. Local lore and artifacts

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  • Dole House, Mattoon, Ill.

    Picture postcards Color postcard. Street corner view of building located on the southeast corner of Broadway and First (now 17th) Street. Scene includes streetcar, pedestrians, Owings & Morton Drug St…

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  • Hotel Byers

    Picture postcards Caption on back of card: Hotel Byers, Mattoon, Illinois. 110 rooms, moderate rates. On State Highway 16 and U.S. Trail 45. Lloyd H. Myers, Mgr. ; Divider text: MWM color-litho 'Bursh…

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  • View of Port Byron, IL, from LeClaire, IA, taken in 1928

    Picture postcards Caption on back of card continues: Island in middle of river has washed away. Many pictured buildings have been torn down. Note railroad cars on spur tracks. Black-and-white postcard…

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  • Public library, Evanston, Ill.

    Picture postcards Color postcard.

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  • 1st Congregational Church and Masonic Temple, Mattoon, Ill.

    Picture postcards Color postcard. Depicts First Congregational Church at 1520 Charleston Ave. and Avey Building (Masonic Temple) at 112 S. 16th St. in Mattoon, Illinois. The Congregational church erec…

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  • Walnut Avenue, 909 North

    This home was built about 1952 and was demolished in 2005. It was replaced by a two-story, 3,100 square foot home. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http…

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  • Congregational Church, Mattoon, Ill.

    Picture postcards Color postcard. Printed for the Woolworth Company. Church located at 1520 Charleston Ave., built 1897 and demolished mid-1960s, architect N.S. Spencer. Angle view from S. 16 St., hou…

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