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    • Peter Blameuser Photograph, circa 1855

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    • Portrait photograph of Peter Blameuser, Jr., circa 1855. An immigrant from Prussia, Peter Blameuser, Jr. settled in Niles Township in 1865. Blameuser quickly established himself as a builder; landlord and landowner, a merchant, and a saloon owner....
    • Mayor Peter Blameuser III Portrait, 1895

    • Portraits; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government;
    • Photograph from 1895 of Peter Blameuser III, the third mayor of Niles Center, Illinois from 1895-1897. Peter Blameuser III was the son of Niles Center entrepreneur and civic benefactor, Peter Blameuser, Jr. This photograph is part of the collection...
    • Peter Blameuser General Merchandise Invoice, 1900

    • Business enterprises; Invoices; Stores, Retail;
    • Invoice written to Mrs. Luebbers signed by P Blameuser [sic] dated May 7, 1900. The Peter Blameuser Store was located at 8046 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois. The invoice reads: "Bought of Peter Blameuser, Dealer In General Merchandise....
    • Blameuser Building Fire Photograph, 1940

    • Fire fighters; Fire-departments; Fires; Municipal services;
    • Photograph of the fire at the Blameuser Building on Oakton Street on November 25, 1940, just a little more than a week after Niles Center, Illinois was renamed Skokie, Illinois. Shown: Firemen working to control the fire at the back of the...
    • Blameuser Building Fire -- Crowd Photograph, 1940

    • Barbershops; Business enterprises; Fire fighters; Fire-departments; Fires; Municipal services; Signs and signboards; Stores, Retail;
    • Photograph of the crowd gathered around a fire at the Blameuser Building on Oakton Street in Skokie, Illinois on November 25, 1940, just a little more than a week after Niles Center, Illinois was renamed Skokie, Illinois. The building was located...
    • Blameuser Building Postcard, 1907

    • Banks; Business enterprises; Postcards; Signs and signboards;
    • Postcard depicting the Blameuser Building on the northeast corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in 1907. Peter Blameuser, Jr. built the Blameuser Building in the 1800s. The people in the picture are unidentified. The...
    • Blameuser Bros. Florist Invoice, 1895

    • Business enterprises; Florists -- Illinois; Invoices; Truck farming;
    • Invoice written to Maggie Luebbers from Blameuser Brothers Florists, dated June 2, 1895. The invoice gives the address of the Blameuser Brothers greenhouses as 745 Wells Street and 8 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois. This invoice is part of...
    • St. Peter Catholic Church Postcard, circa 1900

    • Churches -- Illinois; Postcards;
    • Postcard depicting St. Peter Catholic Church, located at 8116 Niles Center Road and Lincoln Avenue, during winter in Niles Center, Illinois circa 1900. St. Peter Catholic Church parish was formed soon after Peter Blameuser, Jr. and his brother...
    • Blameuser Building Photograph, 1895

    • Business enterprises; Carriages and carts; Horses; Plows;
    • Photograph of the Blameuser building in Niles Center, Illinois in 1895. The building was located on the northwest corner of Oakton Street and Lincoln Avenue and was built by Peter Blameuser, Jr. in the 1800s. The corner store was a furniture and...
    • St. Peter Catholic School and Church Postcard, late 1800s

    • Church schools; Churches -- Illinois; Postcards; Schools -- Illinois;
    • Postcard depicting buildings on the grounds of St. Peter Catholic Church, located at the intersection of Niles Center Road and Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois in the late 1800s. St. Peter Catholic Church parish was formed soon after Peter...
    • St. Peter Catholic School Class Photograph, circa 1915

    • Church schools; Churches -- Illinois; Schools -- Illinois; Students -- Illinois; Teachers;
    • St. Peter Catholic School class photograph, circa 1915. The schools is located at Niles Center Road and Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois. Shown: Helen Paroubek (second row, 4th from left in black dress). The other children in the photograph...

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