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    • 1926-03 Watch Word March 1926

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The March 1926 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • Cigar box and a cigar

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Box made with wood on front and back panels; left and right sides, top and bottom are cardboard printed to imitate wood. Printed on front panel, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT. Painted on top of lid, FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT in an elaborate design. White...
    • Portrait of Marie Henning [Knautz]

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of Marie Henning [Knautz] as a girl. She wears a long-sleeved, high-necked, light-colored dress. She is seated in a wicker chair, with one elbow resting on the chair's arm and her other hand on the same...
    • Portrait of Marie Henning [Knautz]

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of Marie Henning [Knautz] as a girl. She wears a long-sleeved, high-necked, light-colored dress. She is seated in a wicker chair, with one elbow resting on the chair's arm and her other hand on the same...
    • Self-Portrait of Henry E. Henning

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, self-portrait of Henry E. Henning. He is shown from the chest up, wearing a suit coat, vest, and bowtie. His hais is combed to the side and he has a mustache. Photo is a cabinet card, cut into an oval and mounted...
    • Historical Sites Project - Interviews and Memoir

    • Architecture; Clayville Rural Life Center, Pleasant Plains (Ill.); Governor's Mansion, Springfield (Ill.); Historic Sites--Springfield (Ill.); Illinois State Archives; Illinois State Capitol; Lincoln, Abraham--Home, Springfield (Ill.); Old State...
    • Alderfer, William, 10 pp. Anderson, Lowell and Hickey, James, 7 pp. Henderson, Earl Jr., 7 pp. Hewitt, Paul, 11 pp. Madden, Betty, 8 pp. Pearson, Dr. Emmet, 7 pp. Temple, Dr. Wayne, 5 pp. The memoir is comprised of interviews with...
    • Wallet

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Embossed leather wallet, dyed black. Inside, a plastic cover on one of the flaps protects a printed piece of paper. On the left, a photo of FDR. In the back ground, a photo of the Capitol Building. Printed at the top: HAIL! A NEW DEAL / MARCH...
    • Aidu Sales Company

    • Lamps
    • Inside of Card: - The Lamp - We are mighty proud of it. This famous "Spanora" relief art pottery table lamp measures 21" over all and is produced in a Hand Rubbed Antique Finish: fully wired ready for use. Bottom felted to protect your furniture....
    • Campo, Nick - Interview and Memoir

    • Coal Mines and Mining; Divernon (Ill.); Emigration and Immigration; Farms and Farming--Sicily; Illinois--Politics and Government; Italian-Americans; Ku Klux Klan; Prohibition; Railroads; Restaurants; Sicily; Springfield (Ill.)--Businesses; World...
    • Campo, Italian immigrant, discusses life in the early 20th century: early years in Sicily and emigration to Springfield; railroad employment; unions, boarding houses, and working conditions as a coal miner in Pawnee, Kincaid, Taylorville, and...
    • 1949-11 Watch Word November 1949

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The November 1949 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • Dunham-Hunt Museum

    • Museums--Illinois--Saint Charles; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • Photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. Also referred to as "Hunt House," Bela T. Hunt, one of the first settlers of St. Charles, built this home of local bricks from Penny's Brickyard (now Baker Park) in...
    • Portrait of Marie Henning Knautz and Carrie Krueger Smith

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing Marie Henning Knautz and Carrie Krueger Smith as girls, both wearing light-colored dresses with ruffles. Both have pigtail braids in the hair. Carrie wears wire-rimmed glasses. The girls are seated and...
    • Lamp / sign

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Cardboard box, with embossed gold paper. The box is flat on top, bottom, and back, but the front curves around to the sides. The front has been cut out in an outline which matches the design of the paper screen, which is glued inside. The paper...
    • 1929-01 Watch Word January 1929

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The January 1929 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • 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
    • Portrait of Henry William Henning (Jr.)

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of Henry William Henning, Jr. He is shown in full figure, seated on a stool draped with paisley fabric. He wears a coat, hat, knickers, boots, and high stockings. He holds a book open in his hands. Photo...
    • Portrait of Henry E. Henning

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of Henry E. Henning. He is shown from the chest up, wearing a suit jacket, vest, and bow tie. His hair is combed to the side, and he has a mustache. Photo is a cabinet card, mounted on dark green board....
    • Galena River Flood of 1915

    • Floods--Illinois--History; Disasters--Illinois--History; Rivers--Galena River (Wis. and Ill.)
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, view of the Galena River flood of 1915. Two canoes, each with two people in them, are being paddled on the corner of Commerce and Green Streets in Galena. The water is above the bottom of the doors to the U. S....
    • Galena River Flood of 1915

    • Floods--Illinois--History; Disasters--Illinois--History; Rivers--Galena River (Wis. and Ill.)
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, view of the Galena River flood of 1915. Two canoes, each with two people in them, are being paddled on the corner of Commerce and Green Streets in Galena. The water is above the bottom of the doors to the U. S....
    • The Living Museum vol. 25, no.  03; July, 1963

    • Aquatic plants; Museums -- Acquisitions - Young, Cornelia -- Caucasus objects; Art exhibitions -- 16th North Mississippi Vallery artists; Museums -- Employees -- Deuel, Thorne; Swallowtails; Museum exhibits -- Miniature dioramas; Chimney swifts
    • Water gardens; Gifts to commemorate the new museum; Art gallery in June; Staff notes; Black swallowtail; Ourselves in miniature; Bird in the chimney
    • Cigar box

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • All wood box, with lid hinged by tape. Printed on front panel, the words: BIG CHIEF. Printed on lid, a design of three flowers, and a scroll that reads: BIG CHIEF. Printed label on left side has been partially removed, and is obscured. White...
    • Plaque

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Embossed cardboard medal with gold paper on surface. Raised image of FDR, with his name to the left and PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES above. Mounted in a hole cut into a shield-shaped wood plaque. Hanging device stuck on back with adhesive.
    • Thermometer / ad card with chromolithograph

    • Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
    • Chromolithograph of FDR. Over top, a mat of printed cardboard, with a chromolithographic design framing the picture and: COMPLIMENTS / SERVICE OIL COMPANY / LINCO PRODUCTS / WORTHINGTON, INDIANA printed below. Cardboard backing behind this, and...
    • Handbook for the U. S. Citizens Service Corps

    • Civilian defense--United States; World War, 1939-1945
    • The United States Citizens Service Corps consisted of civilian volunteers who were charged with leading the fight against inefficiency, insecurity and poor health in communities in order to keep the homefront strong during World War II.
    • 1950-10 Watch Word October 1950

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The October 1950 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • 1940-08 Watch Word August 1940

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The August 1940 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • Portrait of Isabelle J. Ross

    • Women--Illinois--History; Photographers--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, of Isabelle J. Ross, with her hair up, wearing earrings and a high-necked dress, taken by Henry E. Henning. Photo is a cabinet card, with "Henning/HK/196 & 198 Main St/Galena, ILL." embossed on the bottom. 11 cm x...
    • Portrait of Phebe L. Ross

    • Women--Illinois--History; Photographers--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, of Phebe L. Ross, with her hair up and wearing glasses, taken by Henry E. Henning. Photo is a cabinet card, with "Henning/HK/196 & 198 Main St/Galena, ILL." embossed on the bottom. 11 cm x 17 cm.
    • Portrait of Mrs. H. T. Godfrey

    • Women--Illinois--History; Photographers--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, of Mrs. H. T. Godfrey, with her hair up, wearing an owl brooch at the collar of her high-neck dress, taken by Ben King. Photo is a cabinet card, with an off-white border and "King Galena, Ill." embossed at the...
    • St. Charles Heritage Center

    • Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • Also known as the St. Charles Historical Society and the St. Charles Heritage Center Museum. Includes photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff, as well as copies of the publications, "The Charlemagne Gazette"...
    • Portrait of General John Corson Smith

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Freemasonry--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--Illinois--History; Freemasonry--Egypt; Freemasonry--United Kingdom--England
    • Print, photographic, black and white, of General John Corson Smith. Smith is shown from the knees up in full masonic regalia, wearing gloves and holding a gavel, which rests on a table. Photo is a cabinet card, mounted on grey board. Printed below...
    • Portrait of Sophie Comstock Spare

    • Women--Illinois--History; Photographers--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, of Sophie Comstock Spare, with her hair up, wearing a hat, earrings, a high-neck dress held with a brooch and a necklace, taken by William Barner. Photo is a cabinet card, with a dark brown border with gold edging...
    • 1928-02 Watch Word February 1928

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The February 1928 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .

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