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    • Landmarks in Naperville

    • Architecture -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works ; Naperville (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
    • Naperville artist-historian Lester Schrader created forty paintings of old Naperville with photographs of the same sites as they existed in 1981. Created between 1946 and 1981, the paintings are housed at Naper Settlement. The story begins with...
    • The Living Museum vol. 29, no. 10, February, 1968

    • Art exhibitions -- American painting -- Ashbrook, Paul; Cockroaches; Trees -- anatomy; Research grants -- Illinois Academy of Science; Museums -- Employees -- Madden, Betty; Museums -- Educational aspects -- Programs
    • Paul Ashbrook (1867 - 1949), his paintings and graphics; Ancient insect; Trees bear winter acquaintance; Research grants offered by Illinois Academy of Science; Congratulations; Saturday morning adventure programs
    • Dick Snyder Blacksmith Shop

    • Blacksmith--Illinois--Plainfield
    • This is a sketch of the old Dick Snyder Blacksmith Shop. (It) stood at the turn of the road on the way to Joliet. It was NE of the old Dillman Foundry which was later known as the Webb Wagon Shop. There were a number of these old blacksmith shops...
    • Tom Jasper

    • Boats; Businesses; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Tom Jasper, St. Louis, Dubuque & St. Paul Packet, Northwestern Union Line. Built in Indiana in 1867, one of the slowest sidewheel packets on the upper Mississippi. Printed on photo Le Clair Drug Co. Pub. Le Clair Iowa. Named for Tom Jasper, the...
    • Andy Johnson Steamboat

    • Boats; Government; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Andy Johnson steamboat, the boat that carried President Andrew Johnson on his famous trip from Alton to St. Louis on his "swing around the circle" September 8, 1866. Exterior view of steamboat along shore, people on boat and shore. B/w, 7" x 5".
    • Business and Industry: G - O

    • Business enterprises--Illinois; Business enterprises--Illinois--St. Charles history; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • Photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. Organized alphabetically by business name. Dates currently referenced: 1878-1991. Commentary and notes by Library staff
    • Warner Hatch Tin Shop

    • Businesses--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield
    • This is a sketch of the old building that stood on the NE corner of Division and Main Streets. On the first floor, Warner Hatch had a tin shop and living rooms. The upper floor was used for entertainment and dances. In the winter of 1885-86,...
    • Fisher House on Main Street

    • Businesses--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Architecture
    • This is a sketch of what is now (1934) known as the Fisher house and stands on the NE of the railroad and on the south side of Main St. In the early days of Plainfield, it was the storehouse of the McAllister Bros. They also operated the Old Red...
    • Dennison Green Blacksmith Shop

    • Businesses--Illinois--Will County--Plainfield; Blacksmith--Illinois--Plainfield
    • A sketch of the old stone blacksmith shop on Main St. It was built some time in the (18)50s by Dennison Green who used it as his shop for some years, but later Sam Glispie did some smithing work here. The house to the right was built by Dennison...
    • George Ertel Co.

    • Businesses; Agriculture; Manufacturing; Quincy, Illinois
    • George Ertel Co. Exterior view of wagons lined up on the north side of Kentucky Street between 5th & 6th. The occasion must have been something special as they hired the Weiler Brothers Band to play, on the balcony of the old Ertel house. George...
    • Tom Jasper

    • Businesses; Boats; Transportation; Quincy, Illinois
    • Tom Jasper, St. Louis, Dubuque & St. Paul Packet Northwestern Union Line. Built in Indiana in 1867 and named after Mayor Tom Jasper of Quincy, who had stock in the company. In 1876, a new and longer hull was built for her and she was renamed the...

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