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    • The 1980-1981 drought in Illinois: causes, dimensions, and impacts

    • 1982; Changnon, Stanley A., Jr., Gary L. Achtemeier, Steven D. Hilberg, H. Vernon Knapp, Robert D. Olson, Wyndham J. Roberts, and Peter G. Vinzani; Droughts; ISWS RI-102; Precipitation (Meteorology) -\- Measurement; Water levels; Water-supply
    • This report addresses the 1980-1981 drought in Illinois. This 15-month drought, which began in February 1980 and was centered in the southern portions of the state, was not one of the extreme droughts of record. However, its importance derives from...
    • Charlie and the Mays

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Fort Benning, Georgia; Overstreet, Charles; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; May, Woodrow
    • A photograph taken of Charles Overstreet, Woodrow ""Shorty"" May and Woodrow`s wife in 1954 at the Overstreet home in Flora, Illinois. Charlie is growing a beard for Flora`s Centennial Celebration. Original photograph size: 3.43 in (h) x 5.41 in...
    • After the war

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Overstreet, Charles; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Flora, Illinois; Barr, Donald B.; Gibbs, Carral
    • Charles Overstreet, Donald B. Barr and Carral Gibbs in Flora, Illinois sometime after the war, probably the mid 1950s. Original photograph size: 4.53 in (h) x 6.40 in (w).
    • After the war

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Overstreet, Charles; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Flora, Illinois; Lewandowski, Carl; May, Marland; Piaskowski, Gerald J.; Two Rivers, Wisconsin
    • Carl Lewandowski, Marland ""Bud"" May, Gerald J. Piaskowski and Charles Overstreet in Two Rivers, Wisconsin during the 1950s. Original photograph size: 4.53 in (h) x 6.55 in (w).
    • After the war

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Overstreet, Charles; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Flora, Illinois; May, Woodrow; Kalista, James F.; Manitowoc, Wisconsin
    • Woodrow ""Shorty"" May, Charles Overstreet, George Nicholson and Jim Kalista in Manitowoc, Wisconsin in the 1950s. Original photograph size: 3.48 in (h) x 4.53 in (w).
    • After the war

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Overstreet, Charles; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Flora, Illinois; May, Woodrow; Kalista, James F.; Two Rivers, Wisconsin
    • Unknown man, Woodrow ""Shorty"" May, Charles Overstreet and James F. Kalista in Two Rivers, Wisconsin sometime after the war, probably late 1940s or early 1950s. Original photograph size 3.52 in (h) x 4.56 in (w).
    • After the war

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Overstreet, Charles; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Flora, Illinois; May, Woodrow; Titera, Alvin; Manitowoc, Wisconsin
    • Woodrow ""Shorty"" May, Charles Overstreet and Alvin Titera in Manitowoc, Wisconsin during the 1950s. Original photograph size: 3.48 in (h) x 4.53 in (w).
    • After the war

    • 252nd Field Artillery Battalion; 252nd Field Artillery Battalion, Headquarters Radio Unit; Overstreet, Charles; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Flora, Illinois; Thornton, Laveryn; Holzhueter, Kenneth F.; McCoy, Bill; Two Rivers, Wisconsin
    • A picture taken at a reunion in the late 1950s in Two Rivers, Wisconsin. Pictured left to right are Laveryn Thornton, Charles Overstreet, Kenneth F. Holzhueter, Bill McCoy and their wives. Original photograph size: 4.29 in (h) x 6.46 in (w).
    • Baldwin Park Advertisement

    • Advertisements; Entertainment; Parks; Baseball; Food; Sports; Music; Quincy, Illinois;
    • Baldwin Park on July 4th, '96. The Grandest Celebration of the Age. Advertisement mentions The Harmons; Professor C.A. Cline; Balloon Ascensions; Parachute Jumps; Trotting, Pacing and Running Races; Big Bands, Orchestras; Dubuque vs Quincy Baseball...
    • Aerial view of Pullman

    • Aerial Views; Architecture; Factory Site; Pullman Views
    • Darkend area is Pullman Plant; this may have been for possible demolition of the site, although the factory was still occupied. Note in forgrownd Visitor's center not built yet, Langley and 111th street Train Station still standing, Gateway Park is...

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