• Milwaukee Avenue South of the Railroad Tracks Looking South

    Horse and buggy meet horseless carriage traveling on unpaved Milwaukee Avenue in Libertyville in the early 20th century. Note the village water tower almost hidden behind the trees on the middle right…

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  • Industrial area, North Kingsbury Street

    Brubaker, Charles William, 1926-2002

    View looking northwest along North Kingsbury Street, from south of the intersection with West Eastman Street. The Carbit Paint Company factory is on the left, and is still at this location today.

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  • Michigan Avenue and Chicago Water Tower

    Brubaker, Charles William, 1926-2002

    View to the north along North Michigan Avenue from the intersection with East Superior Street. The Chicago Water Tower is at the left, and behind it, the former Bonwit Teller store is undergoing renov…

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  • Michigan Avenue and Chicago Water Tower

    Hutchinson, Calvin M., d. 1989 (photographer)

    View south down Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. Chicago Water Tower and Marina City are visible.

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  • RI Yard looking SW from between Hamilton and Fayette

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    Rock Island Railroad Yard looking SW from between Hamilton and Fayette. The caption on the back notes Main St. is the first big street. Huber Manufacturing Co. is on the right, and they advertise engi…

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  • Main St., Gibson City, Ill.

    Real photo postcards Black-and-white postcard. Correspondence United States postage, Presidential Issue of 1938, 2-cent John Adams stamp (Scott 806, A278)

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  • Milwaukee Avenue north of railroad tracks looking south

    As we head into Libertyville from the north, we cross the St. Paul railroad tracks in this turn-of-the-century winter scene. In the distance we can see some landmarks of downtown Libertyville: the wat…

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  • North Michigan Avenue and Water Tower

    Brubaker, Charles William, 1926-2002

    View looking north along North Michigan Avenue from just south of the intersection with East Superior Street. The Chicago Water Tower is at the center of the image. Directly behind it, the Bonwit Tell…

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  • Nitrate negatives of Chicago scenes

    Images of Chicago buildings, scenes and events. Includes Hillman's department store, the Quinlan-Tyson and Williams & Ferry buildings, the dedication parade on State Street for the World's Columbian E…

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  • National Guardsmen stand watch near Water Tower around time of Chicago Riots

    Haun, Declan, 1937-1994 (photographer)

    Two armed National Guardsmen police the area around the Water Tower (visible in the background) around the time of the Chicago Riots that broke out in South and West Side neighborhoods following news…

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  • Cook Avenue

    A street view of West Cook Street looking east toward Milwaukee Ave. In this early view note the unpaved road and village water tower on the left. The intersection of Milwaukee and Cook Avenues can be…

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  • Industrial area, North Kingsbury Street

    Brubaker, Charles William, 1926-2002

    View looking northwest along North Kingsbury Street, from south of the intersection with West Eastman Street. The Carbit Paint Company factory is on the left, and is still at this location today. Embe…

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  • Milwaukee Avenue looking north from Park Avenue (Summer)

    Enjoy the view that greeted visitors to Libertyville as they approached from the south. Residences and trees grace the dirt road traveled by horse drawn vehicles, and in the distance we can see the wa…

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  • Niles Center Road from George Street Photograph, circa 1910

    Photograph of Niles Center Road from George Street in Niles Center, Illinois circa 1910. Shown: St. Paul Lutheran Church (left); Niles Center water tank located at the intersection of Niles Avenue, El…

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  • Cook Avenue

    A street view of West Cook Street looking east toward Milwaukee Ave. In this early view note the unpaved road and village water tower on the left.

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  • Milwaukee Avenue looking north from Park Avenue (Winter)

    Take a frosty drive up Milwaukee Avenue into Libertyville. In this view we can see the many residences lining the road into town and the water tower further up the road on Cook Street. The previous po…

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  • Milwaukee Avenue looking north from Hurlburt Court

    From this view at the south end of Libertyville we can see the Libertyville Hotel (with advertising on the side of the building) and the water tower on Cook Street.

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  • 191 - Allaire Woodward - 108 Main St

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    Image of Allaire Woodword in Peoria, Illinois. The image shows a tall brick building with large, paned windows, and some windows are open. A few windows have striped awnings. A fire escape runs the le…

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