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    • Walker School

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; One-room Schoolhouse -- United States -- Photograph; Walker School -- One-room Schoolhouse -- District 25; Walker Road; Road & Track -- Road & Track -- Allen Road -- Hampshire (IL) --...
    • This is an album of photographs of Walker School while it was still a wooden structure. Later on this school was rebuilt with brick and survives today as a private home. At one time there were three schools on Walker Rd. at the intersections of...
    • Bridge over Coon Creek

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1910; Road and Track
    • This bridge was the one that spanned Coon Creek on Walker Rd. between Route 72 and Allen Roads. It used to flood frequently. Transcription: Bridge over Coon Creek near Hampshire IL 1910
    • The Carlisle Log Cabin

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1943; Residential property; Log cabins; Girls' schools
    • There is rumored to have been a girl's school in this house at one time. The small ""addition"" in the back was the original Carlisle log cabin. Transcription: The back part of this is a log cabin. It belonged to the Carlisle family. It is now the...
    • Women's Relief Corps-Grand Army of the Republic

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1910; Grand army of the Republic; Women -- United States -- Societies and clubs; Women's relief corps; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Societies, etc.
    • The Women's Relief Corps was a highly active group within Hampshire. They are mentioned occasionally in the meeting minutes produced by the local Grand Army of the Republic Post. Otherwise they only left behind a few completed Form N's, which...
    • Dutch Mill

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1910; Business districts, Central; Windmills -- History -- Grain milling
    • An early settler built this mill originally with the sail attachments common to dutch windmills of the period. However, after a pair of years it was discovered that Hampshire was not situated in a particularly consistent wind-zone. The sails were...
    • Receiving Sheds, Hampshire MFG. Co.

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1951; World War, 1939-1945 --Prisoners and prisons; German prisoners of war -- POWs -- Hampshire (IL); Manufacturing industries
    • Originally built for the Warner Lock Company; however, no locks were ever made. A man came into town and raised a very great deal of money by selling shares in the Warner Lock Co., the factory was built, machinery was purchased and a subdivision...
    • Borden's Milk Factory

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1907; Factories; Farming -- Dairy; Milk -- Pasteurization -- United States
    • This is a photo of the original Borden's Milk Factory in town. Eventually the Borden company bought the local milk co-op as well. For some time this led to a great deal of confusion, as deliveries and pick-ups were confused between Borden Plant...
    • Country's Delight Milk Co

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1957; Factories; Farming -- Dairy; Milk -- Pasteurization -- United States
    • Originally the Hampshire Milk Co., the plant was then leased for many years to Borden's (which caused much confusion). Eventually it was sold to Country's Delight Milk Company. Transcription: Country's Delight Milk Co. Summer 1957
    • Borden's Milk Factory

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1951; Factories; Farming -- Dairy; Milk -- Pasteurization -- United States
    • The original Borden Milk Factory. Originally teams of horses had to pull all of the milk up a very steep incline at the back of the plant so that it could go through the equipment efficiently. Eventually this was changed, much to all of the...
    • J. B. Inderrieden Company

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1950; Canned vegetables industry; World War, 1939-1945 --Prisoners and prisons; German prisoners of war -- POWs -- Hampshire (IL)
    • A local canning company. The long pole-building running out the back was where the ears of corn were shucked by hand before being sent through the machine that canned the corn. Individuals who worked there still talk about how hot it always...
    • Hampshire Business District

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1895; Business districts, Central;
    • The Chapman and Janicki Store (the nearest store in the bottom left corner) was later torn down and became the Fenzel showroom Transcription: Hampshire Business District
    • Mavis Widmayer and her World War 2 Scrapbooks

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1950; Widmayer, Mavis. Mavis's World War II Scrapbook; World War, 1939 1945-Hampshire (IL); Public Library
    • Mavis kept in touch with many of the service personnel who went to serve from this area. Those she did not keep in touch with personally, kept in touch through others. Her two volume set of World War II Scrapbooks (that reside in the Library's...
    • West Side of State Street in Hampshire

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1900-1920; Road and Track; Business districts, Central
    • All of these buildings were lost in the fire of 1929. The fire started behind the Meat Market and was reputed to have been electrical. The water tower that you can see in the background happened to not have a functioning pump that week. Without...
    • Hampshire High School Class of 1939

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1939; Hampshire High School (Hampshire, IL). -- Graduates, high school
    • Roscoe Smith was the principal of the school for many years. Mr carl lewis headed the Ag. Dept forever. Fitzsimmons loved to play cards and later married Arlow Japp, Lavelle Morning's father ran the hardware store. Wilma Reborn was a Sunday school...

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