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    • Markee Family Band and Orchestra Program

    • Advertisements; Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois; Military; Dance Orchestra;
    • Captain Robert C. Markee Family Band consisting of Captain Markee, his wife, Lucille; and his eleven sons. Captain Robert C. Markee [1845-1929]; Lucille Markee [1856-1925]; Charles C. Markee [1873-1944]; Robert C. Markee, Jr. [1875-]; Benjamin L....
    • Cows in stream

    • Animals; Historic buildings;
    • Three cows near Tinker Swiss Cottage in Rockford, Illinois, wading in Kent Creek. Cows were allowed to roam freely in the city until 1875. The suspension bridge was in place 1870-1890.
    • Edward E. Keating Barns (1871 - 1936?)

    • Businesses; Huntley; Farms
    • One of several farms owned by Edward E. Keating (1871-1936?), the son of Patrick (1843-1934) and Margaret (Harmon). Patrick first settled a Rutland Township farm in 1868. The couple raised 10 children on the farm. Patrick‚Äôs father, Edward (born...
    • O' Farrell Orchestra

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois;
    • O' Farrell Jazz Band performing at Highland Park October 9, 1902. Carl Leifhelm, piano; Roy Rapp, drums; William O' Farrell (1880-1927), violin; Harrison "Buck" O' Farrell (1885- 1941), trombone; Martin "Hick" O' Farrell (1878-1933), trumpet; Frank...
    • Markee Family Band

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois; Dance Orchestra;
    • Captain Robert C. Markee Family Band consisting of Captain Markee, his wife, Lucille; and his eleven sons. Captain Robert C. Markee [1845-1929]; Lucille Markee [1856-1925]; Charles C. Markee [1873-1944]; Robert C. Markee, Jr. [1875-]; Benjamin L....
    • Markee Family Band

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois; Dance Orchestra;
    • Captain Robert C. Markee Family Band consisting of Captain Markee, his wife, Lucille; and his eleven sons. Captain Robert C. Markee [1845-1929]; Lucille Markee [1856-1925]; Charles C. Markee [1873-1944]; Robert C. Markee, Jr. [1875-]; Benjamin L....
    • Markee Family Band

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Quincy, Illinois; Dance Orchestra;
    • Captain Robert C. Markee Family Band consisting of Captain Markee, his wife, Lucille; and his eleven sons. Captain Robert C. Markee [1845-1929]; Lucille Markee [1856-1925]; Charles C. Markee [1873-1944]; Robert C. Markee, Jr. [1875-]; Benjamin L....
    • Frank and Ralph Markee

    • Entertainment; Music; Musician; Vaudeville; Theatre; Quincy, Illinois; Dance Orchestra;
    • Frank B. Markee [1881-1951] and Ralph Markee [1885-] performed a vaudeville act until 1919, traveling all over the country. Both were members of the Markee Family Band that performed in Quincy and members of Musician's Local 47. BW Portrait 4 3/4"...
    • Rootwood Table

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    • This rootwood table was made to be used inside Tinker Swiss Cottage, Rockford, Illinois. Robert Tinker was inspired by Andrew Jackson Downing to surround his Swiss Cottage with rustic furniture made from tree roots and branches.
    • John Blair

    • Landscape gardening;
    • John Blair arrived in Rockford, Illinois, in 1853, and worked as a landscape architect for many local residents. He worked for Mary Manny until 1865, when he moved to Chicago. In 1885 Blair was induced to return to Rockford and build a stone...
    • Officers of the Cavalry Squadron

    • United States. Army; United States. Army. Cavalry;
    • Photos of Fort Sheridan cavalry officers. From left to right: Capt. R.P.P. Wainright, 1st Lieut. M.E. Davis, Maj. C.D. Viele, 2nd Lieut. W.M. Whitman, 2nd Lieut. R.C. Williams.
    • Historical Encyclopedia Of Illinois and history of Du Page County, Volume 1

    • Illinois -- History -- Encyclopedias ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Biography; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Portraits; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Maps; Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville...
    • Illinois is prominent in the early history of the West. Concise descriptions of places, historical facts, and biographies of living persons with close relations to the state. Illustrations include portraits, maps and buildings.

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