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Browsing items in: Skokie History Project

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    • Niles Center Garage Business Card, before 1940

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises;
    • Business card of the Niles Center Garage in Niles Center, Illinois, before 1940. The card reads: "Niles Center Garage. Automobile Repairing & Store Agent For Maxwell Cars." This business card is Part of the collection of the Skokie Historical...
    • Canton Restaurant Photograph, circa 1960

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Canton Restaurant, located at 8007 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown: automobile parked in front of the restaurant; advertising on building for Coca-Cola. This photograph is part of the collection of the Skokie...
    • Canton Restaurant Photograph, circa 1960

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Restaurants, lunch rooms, etc.; Signs and signboards;
    • Photograph of the Canton Restaurant, located at 8007 Lincoln Avenue in Skokie, Illinois, circa 1960. Shown: automobiles parked in front of the restaurant; advertising on building for Coca-Cola. This photograph is part of the collection of the...
    • Womens Patriotic Service League Rally Photograph, 1918

    • Advertising; Automobiles; Clubs; Hotels, taverns, etc.; Parades; Signs and signboards; World War, 1914-1918;
    • Photograph of the Womens Patriotic Service League rally after World War I in Niles Center, Illinois on July 14, 1918. The rally was held on the southeast corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue. The Blameuser Building is shown in the...
    • Ludwig Luebbers Blacksmith Advertisement Card, 1890s

    • Advertising; Blacksmith shops; Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses;
    • An advertisement card for Ludwig Luebbers, Blacksmith in Niles Center, Illinois in the 1890s. Card reads: "Ludwig Luebbers, Horse Shoes, Blacksmithing, And Wagon Making. Niles Centre, - Cook County, Ill. Wagons, Buggies, Express, Lumber, One-Horse...
    • M. H. Schmitz Business Card, early 1900s

    • Advertising; Bowling; Business enterprises; Recreation; Sports;
    • Business card from M.H. Schmitz, from the early 1900s. The card Reads: "M. H. Schmitz, Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Regulation Bowling Alleys. Telephone 224. Market days 1st Tuesday and 3rd Thursday of each Month. Niles Centre, ILL." This...
    • Cream Crest Farms, Inc. Order Form, 1968

    • Advertising; Business enterprises; Dairying;
    • March 1968 delivery ordering form for Cream Crest Farms, Inc., located at 10001 Skokie Boulevard in Skokie, Illinois. The order form reads: "Tested and Approved Protection. Telephones. Alpine 1-3330. Enterprise 1786. Orchard 3-1130. Cream Crest...
    • Hackers Vegetable Stand Business Card, 1965

    • Advertising; Business enterprises; Farm produce; Farms; Truck farming;
    • Business card of the Hacker Greenhouse and Vegetable Stand in Niles Center, Illinois in 1965. The card reads: "Skokie 840. R.C. Hacker & Sons. Bedding and Vegetable Plants. Niles Center Road And Touhy Avenue. Skokie, Illinois." This business card...
    • The 19th Tee Business Card, circa 1915

    • Advertising; Business enterprises; Hotels, taverns, etc.;
    • Business card for the tavern owned by Peter Hohs and his son Bernard located on Kenton Street at Gross Point Road in the neighborhood of Sharp Corner in Niles Center, Illinois, circa 1915. The card reads: "Phone Morton Grove 26. The 19th Tee. Peter...
    • Alfs Hall Grand Dance Admission Ticket, 1927

    • Advertising; Clubs; Dance parties; Social participation;
    • Admission ticket to the Grand Dance sponsored by the Oakton Sunshine Club at Alfs Hall in Niles Center, Illinois on Saturday, February 6, 1926. Shown here are both sides of the ticket, side by side. The front of the card (left) shows the name of...
    • Fun Fair Amusement Park Entrance Photograph, 1960

    • Amusement centers; Automobile parking; Automobiles; Business enterprises; Recreation;
    • Photograph of the Fun Fair amusement park in September 1960, located on southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road in Skokie, Illinois. Shown: automobiles in parking lot and people entering the amusement park through the Fun Fair entrance...
    • Fun Fair Amusement Park Photograph, 1950s

    • Amusement centers; Business enterprises; Recreation;
    • Photograph of the Fun Fair amusement park in the 1950s, located at the southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road in Skokie, Illinois. Shown: train ride pulls out of a tunnel. Sign reads: "Fun Fair." This photograph is part of the...
    • Fun Fair Amusement Park Rides Photograph, 1960

    • Amusement centers; Business enterprises; Recreation;
    • Photograph of the Fun Fair amusement park in September 1960, located on the southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road in Skokie, Illinois. Shown: Wild Mouse ride (on left) and merry-go-round (on right). This photograph is part of the...
    • Fun Fair Amusement Park Wild Mouse Photograph, 1960

    • Amusement centers; Business enterprises; Recreation;
    • Photograph of the Fun Fair amusement park in September 1960, located on southeast corner of Skokie Boulevard and Golf Road in Skokie, Illinois. Shown: people riding the Wild Mouse roller coaster. This photograph is part of the collection of the...

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