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    • Views of Galena and Vicinity

    • Presbyterian church buildings--United States--Illinois--History; Parks--United States--Illinois--History; County courthouses--United States--Illinois--History; Post office buildings--United States--Illinois--History; Schools--United...
    • Book, photographic prints, titled "Views of Galena" by Mary King Newhall and Anna E. Felt. Collected and published for the benefit of the Galena Public Library. Contains photos of houses, churches, and various other buildings in Galena and the...
    • The Living Museum vol. 71, no. 01, 02; Spring, 2009

    • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Museum exhibits -- Illinois; Illinois -- History -- 19th Century; Agriculture -- History -- Illinois -- 19th Century; Transportation -- History -- Illinois; Cartwright, Peter -- 1785-1872; Commerce -- History --...
    • From humble beginnings: Lincoln's Illinois 1830-1861; Around The State: An Update from Museum Director Bonnie Styles
    • Galena Fire Station and Turner Hall

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Fire stations--United States--Illinois--History; Theaters--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, color, showing Turner Hall and the Galena Fire Station. Taken from the corner of Hill Street and Bench Street. Hedges line the sidewalk on Hill Street and down to the turn-off for the fire station on Bench Street. Handwritten...
    • Market Square, Galena, Ill.

    • Public Markets--Illinois--History; Architecture--Illinois--History; Farming--Illinois--History; Photographers--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing men and women with wagons full of goods, including hay, at the square in front of the Market House in Galena. Photo is 11 cm x 19 cm, mounted on tan-colored board. Board is 14 cm x 22 cm. Reverse is stamped...
    • Fort Pence Painting

    • Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--History--Black Hawk War
    • This is a painting of Ft. Pence located north of Oquawka, Illinois. In 1830 Judge John Pence built a fort on this site to protect the settlers in the area from Chief Black Hawk.
    • Fort Pence Artifacts

    • Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--History--Black Hawk War; Antiquities
    • This collection of artifacts was found on the Fort Pence ground. They are located in the Henderson County Historical Society Museum, Raritan, Illinois.
    • Fort Pence Sign

    • Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--Illinois--History--Henderson County; Ft. Pence; Illinois--History--Black Hawk War
    • This describes Fort Pence built in 1830 just north of Oquawka, Illinois. The Fort was built on Judge John Pence's farm to shelter settlers from the Indians led by Chief Black Hawk.
    • Washington Street steps and Firehouse #1 on Bench Street, Galena

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Fire stations--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing Firehouse #1 on Bench Street, the Washington Street steps, and the side of the First United Methodist Church. Handwritten in green ink on back is "TAKEN-AUG. 12-1949/GALENA-ILL./WASHINGTON STREET...
    • Prospect Street in Galena, Ill.

    • Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing women and children on Prospect Street in Galena, Ill. Trees line the street; children stand on the sidewalk and in the street. A group of three women stands to the right of the photo. Photo is mounted on...
    • Children from St. Michael's Catholic School on Bench Street in Galena, Ill.

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing children, arms linked in pairs, walking on Bench Street in Galena, Ill. They are students from St. Michael's Catholic School on Bench Street. They walk in front of First Presbyterian Church on a snowy...
    • Flood of 1937 on Riverside Drive in Galena, Ill.

    • Floods--United States--Illinois--History; Disasters--United States--Illinois--History; Rivers--Galena River (Wis. and Ill.); Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Snow--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the Galena River Flood of 1937 on Riverside Drive, looking toward the east side of Galena. Photo was taken by steps from Riverside Drive to Bench Street. Snow is visible on trees, ground, and steps....
    • Interstate Light and Power during the flood of 1937 in Galena, Ill.

    • Floods--United States--Illinois--History; Disasters--United States--Illinois--History; Rivers--Galena River (Wis. and Ill.); Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Electric power-plants--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the Galena River flood of 1937 by the Interstate Light and Power plant. The floodwaters reach up to the base of the building on the side that faces the Galena River. Smoke is being released from the...
    • View of 1937 Flood in Galena from Grant Park

    • Floods--United States--Illinois--History; Disasters--United States--Illinois--History; Rivers--Galena River (Wis. and Ill.); Bridges--United States--History--Illinois; Railroads--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, taken from the east bank of the Galena River, showing the river flooded in 1937. Ice chunks and snow are visible along the railroad tracks in the foreground. Buildings, including Central School/Galena Green,...
    • Howard, Robert P. - Interview and Memoir

    • American Farm Bureau Association; Chicago (Ill.); Chicago Sun; Chicago Tribune; Coal Mines and Mining--Strikes and Lockouts, "Mine Wars"; Cornell College; Depression, 1929; Hodge, Orville; Horner, Henry (Governor, Illinois, 1933-1939);...
    • Howard, political reporter and statehouse correspondent, recalls personalities and events from his career as a journalist covering Illinois government. He discusses working for the Associated Press, political issues, Depression, violence in the...
    • New Flood Gates, Galena, Ill.

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History; Flood protection--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the floodgates to Main Street in Galena, Ill. Two cars, one of which is a police car, drive down Riverside Drive into Main Street. Handwritten on reverse in black ink is "TAKEN-MCH....
    • Snowfall in Galena, Ill.

    • Snowfall--United States--Illinois--History; Schools--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing snowfall on the streets of Galena, Ill. Central School/Galena Green is visible on the hill on the left side of photograph. Taken circa 1900.
    • Snowfall on Main Street in Galena, Ill. 1947

    • Snowfall--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing snowfall on Main Street in Galena, Ill. The sidewalks have been partially shoveled, but snow is piled on the street. Cars are parked on the left-hand side of the street. Visible store signs read "DRUGS"...
    • Snowfall on Main Street in Galena, Ill.

    • Snowfall--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing snowfall on the 300 block of South Main Street in Galena, Ill. A truck with a wagon-style bed drives down the street. Cars are parked on the right side of the street. Two people walk on the sidewalk, which...
    • Snowfall on Main Street in Galena, Ill.

    • Snowfall--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing snowfall on the 300 block of South Main Street in Galena, Ill. Cars are parked on the right side of the street. One man in coveralls and a stocking hat walks on the sidewalk. Sign is visible for C & C...
    • Joe Fitzpatrick and Dog on the Jackson Street Steps

    • Wooden Stairs--Illinois--History; Men--Illinois--History; Streets--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing Joe Fitzpatrick (1879-1949) as a child and a white dog sitting on the wooden Jackson Street steps. To the left of the steps are two outbuildings, a fence, and a clothes drying spinner. To the right is a...
    • Snowfall on Main Street, Galena, Ill.

    • Snowfall--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing snowfall on Main Street in Galena, Ill. Flakes were coming down as the photo was taken. A person shovels the sidewalk. Cars are parked on both sides of the 200 block of South Main. A sign is visible for...
    • Snowfall on Main Street, Galena, Ill.

    • Snowfall--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing snowfall on the 300 block of South Main Street in Galena, Ill. Cars are parked on the right side of the street. One man in coveralls and a stocking hat walks on the sidewalk. Sign is visible for C & C...
    • Students at the top of the "Firebell (Washington Street) Steps

    • Youth--Illinois--History; Women--Illinois--History; Churches--Methodist--Illinois; Photographers--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing four young men and five young women standing at the top of the "firebell" (or Washington Street) steps between Bench and Prospect Streets. Left to right, the students are Charlie Thompson (standing, wearing...
    • Snow on Main Street, Galena, Ill.

    • Snowfall--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing snowfall on the 200 block of South Main Street in Galena, Ill. Snow has been cleared off the sidewalks but remains in the street. Cars are parked on both sides of the street, and one car drives down the...
    • Snow on Main and Diagonal Streets, Galena, Ill. on January 18, 1910

    • Snowfall--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing snowfall on Main and Diagonal Streets in Galena, Ill. A team or horses pulling a carriage drives through Main Street. The sidewalks have been mostly cleared of snow, but it is piled up in the street. Men...
    • Group on Porch of Mrs. E. Bastian's Boarding House

    • Women--Illinois--History; Boardinghouses--Illinois--History; Architecture--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing one woman, one boy and six men on the porch of Mrs. Elizabeth Bastian's boarding house in Galena. From left to right, people are: a man wearing a suit and tie, seated, reading a book; a woman wearing a...
    • Main St., Looking North from Washington St, Galena, Ill.

    • Postcards--Illinois--History; Streets--Illinois--History; Architecture--Illinois--History
    • Print, postcard, hand-colored, showing Main Street looking North from Washington Street in Galena. Two lone men and a man a woman walk on the sidewalk on the left side of the street. Cars, going both directions, are driving or parked on the street....
    • Market Square, Galena, Ill.

    • Public Markets--Illinois--History; Architecture--Illinois--History; Farming--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing men and women with wagons full of goods at the square in front of the Market House in Galena. Utility poles and a street lamp are visible in the photo. Photo is 10 cm x 13 cm, mounted on dark grey board...
    • Snow on Hill Street in Galena, Ill.

    • Snow--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing a man walking on Hill Street near the intersection with Bench Street in Galena, Ill. The street is clear, but piles of snow line the sides of the street. And snow sits on the trees and buildings. Taken...
    • Children on Hill Street in Galena, Ill.

    • Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Presbyterian church buildings--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing three boys on Hill Street between Bench Street and Prospect Street. The two boys walking on the sidewalk wear shorts and dress shirts. The boy with a bike on the street wears pants and a dress shirt....
    • Dedication of Stockade Monument in Galena by the D.A.R.

    • Daughters of the American Revolution--United States--Illinois--History; Black Hawk War, 1832; Women--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing the dedicaiton of the Stockade Monument by the Daughters of the American Revolution in Galena. Women in dress clothes and hats; children in white clothes; and one man in a suit, holding his hat stand around...
    • Flood of 1937 near the U. S. Post Office and Custom House in Galena, Ill.

    • Floods--United States--Illinois--History; Disasters--United States--Illinois--History; Rivers--Galena River (Wis. and Ill.); Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Post office buildings--United States--Illinois
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the 1937 Galena River flood by the U. S. Post Office and Custom House in Galena, Ill. The floodwaters reach the base of the building. Two men are in a rowboat. One man stands, and the other man paddles....
    • Snow on Bench Street near First Presbyterian Church, Galena, Ill.

    • Snow--United States--Illinois--History; Presbyterian church buildings--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing snow on Bench Street near its intersection with Hill Street. First Presbyterian Church and the houses by it are visible. Cars are parked on both sides of the street. Taken by Margaret Koempel circa...
    • Bench Street in Galena, Ill. in 1950

    • Streets--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History; Presbyterian church buildings--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing cars parked on both sides of Bench Street in Galena, Ill. in 1950. Westminster Presbyterian Church and the Galena ARC (Feehan Hall) are visible on the right of photo. Taken in 1950 by Irene Gillette. 13...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Portrait of Abbey Brown Glesner

    • Youth--Illinois--History; Women--Illinois--History; Photographers--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, of young girl with her hair pulled back, wearing earrings, a lace-collared dress, and a locket. Taken by John H. Pooley. Carte de visite, mounted on off white board. Reverse has design and reads, "Pooley,...
    • Bridal Portrait of Agnes Avery Felt

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Brides--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, bridal portrait of Agnes Avery Felt, who was married on October 27, 1887. She is shown in full figure, in front of a settee and a hutch. she wears a long-sleeved, high collar, white gown with beadwork and a bustled...
    • Lucius Felt Home on Prospect Street in Galena

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, hand-colored, showing a second empire house on Prospect Street in Galena. The house was first owned by Lucius Felt. Stairs with wrought iron banisters lead to the house from the street. Hollyhocks are visible in the foreground....

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