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    • Liberty Liquors

    • Cizek collection; Alcohol stores ;
    • "We keep you in good spirits" claimed Liberty Liquors. They offered beer, assorted liquors, and American and imported wines, all available for delivery. The also sold bar accessories.
    • Armistice Day

    • Armistice Day; street views; Milwaukee Avenue
    • A crowd assembles for an Armistice Day celebration on Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Libertyville. In the foreground is the Libertyville Band.
    • Milwaukee Avenue looking south from School Street

    • businesses; downtown; Milwaukee Ave.;
    • A good view of businesses on the east side of Milwaukee Avenue. We can see the Lake County Independent and Waukegan Weekly Sun newspaper and printing office, and the New Castle Hotel building housing E. E. Ellsworth grocer, W. L. Hackley drugstore,...
    • Cows Wading in the Des Plaines River

    • cows; Des Plaines River;
    • A herd of cattle stand in the Des Plaines River near the Rockland Road Bridge, probably seeking relief from the summer heat. An article from the June 26, 1986 Independent Register reprints a description of this area: ""A large virgin forest on the...
    • Lake Zurich Veterans Monument

    • Veterans monuments;
    • A monument to POWs and MIAs from World War II is dedicated on Memorial Day, May 30, 2005 in Lake Zurich, Illinois. The monument consists of a large piece of granite with a chunk missing, symbolizing POWs and MIAs from World War II. It was unveiled...
    • Libertyville Band at the Fair

    • Libertyville Band; musical instruments; musicians; saxophones; uniforms;
    • A saxaphone quintet made up of members of the Libertyville Band. The musicians, from left to right, are: Tom Hiddleson, later director of the Libertyville Band; Joe Reilly, Libertyville; Ernest McDonald, Libertyville; Oscar Kaiser, Chicago...
    • Cook Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois

    • Cook Street; street views;
    • A snowy day in early twentieth-century Libertyville finds us walking down Cook Avenue past the E. W. Parkhurst home on the corner of Brainerd. The white house next to it is 212 West Cook Avenue.
    • Central Park, Libertyville, Ill.

    • cannons; Catholic churches; Central Park; Rectories; St. Joseph Church;
    • A view of Central Park looking east from Milwaukee Avenue. The Catholic church and rectory can be seen through the trees in the background. According to local historian Dean Larson, the cannon was later moved to Cook Park. During World War II it...
    • Central Park, Libertyville, Ill.

    • cannons; Catholic churches; Central Park; St. Joseph Church;
    • A view of Central Park looking east from Milwaukee Avenue. The Catholic church and rectory can be seen through the trees in the background. According to local historian Dean Larson, the cannon was later moved to Cook Park. During World War II it...
    • Central Park, Libertyville, Ill.

    • Central Park;
    • A view of Central Park looking west toward Milwaukee Avenue. The turret of Doctor John Taylor’s house can be seen behind the trees on Broadway Street. His daughter Marion, who was nine years old at the time, wrote a note on the back of this...
    • Milwaukee Avenue looking south from School Street

    • appliance stores; bakeries; businesses; downtown; jewelry stores; Milwaukee Ave.; movie theaters; Woolworth Company;
    • A view of the north end of Libertyville's business district on the east side of Milwaukee Avenue. Some of the businesses that can be identified are Herschberger's Appliance Store, the Quality Bake Shop, Mackey's Jewelry Store and Woolworth's. In...
    • Triggs' Grocery Store (rear view)

    • businesses; delivery vehicles; draymen; grocery stores; horse-drawn vehicles; meat markets; wagons;
    • A wagonload of meat is delivered to Triggs grocery and meat market store, located at the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Sprague (now Cook Street). The store was owned by John Eli Triggs. James Davis is seated on the right-hand seat of the wagon....
    • Residence of George W. Bergeron

    • residences;
    • According to the 1910 Federal Census, George Bergeron was a bachelor farmer and lived on this property located on Town Line Road West. Local historians place this house on what is now Winchester Road east of Highway 45 and believe that it was razed...
    • Aerial View of Libertyville, Illinois

    • aerial views;
    • Aerial view of Libertyville in the 1960s looking southwest. Butler Lake can be identified in the top right corner. Descriptive note on the back reads: "Combining suburban living with urban conveniences, more than 9,000 residents are proud to call...
    • Bird's Eye View, Libertyville, Ill.

    • aerial views; buildings; businesses; Hurlburt Store; Max Kohner's Dry Goods; Milwaukee Ave.; Protine Building; W. C. Triggs' Shoe Store;
    • Aerial view of Libertyville looking southeast at the corner of Milwaukee Avenue and Cook Street. Starting at the corner and moving south, the businesses on the east side of Milwaukee Avenue in the early 1900s were: Eli Trigg's Market and Grocery,...

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