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    • Ariel View of Town-Southeast

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1896; Business districts, Central; Views -- Ariel, South-East -- Hampshire (IL)
    • 1 The train depot is in the foregrown backed by the commercial house hotel which was torn down in the 1920s to make room for the gas station. Behind that is the livery barn which later became the video store. The livery barn was also used by...
    • State Street

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1952; Road and Track; Business districts, Central;
    • 9-9 The Heisten international harvester was built in about the 1950s. The original building was dragged over to the parking lot keiser-frasier dealership and was run by a fellow known as ""high-pockets"" Voight, he was a tall man. After that went...
    • 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...
    • East Side of State St. After the Fire

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1920; Road and Track; Business districts, Central;
    • A team pulls a springed milk wagon around the corner with a Model T Ford in the background. The notation for this photograph says that it is after the 1920 fire, there is some debate about whether there was a fire in 1920. The gas station which...
    • The Grist Mill

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Windmills -- History -- Grain milling; Energy production -- History
    • After the mill closed for the day, the energy would be used to power the streetlights in downtown Hampshire. This went on for many years until the mill burned down.
    • The Dumoulin Farm

    • Family History -- Dumoulin; Family Farms -- Farming; Farming -- Hogs; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Pork Industry and Trade; Road and Track; Walker Road -- Hampshire (IL); Weather -- Tornado;
    • After the Patricia and William's sons returned from college the farm turned more into a specialized hog farm. The old barn was destroyed by a tornado which brought about a drastic refurbishment of the farm. Sows were always known as good mortgage...
    • 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...
    • Motorgrader on Allen Road

    • Road & Track -- Road & Track -- Allen Road -- Hampshire (IL) -- Hampshire (IL); Family History -- Doty; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Road and Track;
    • Allen Road being graded in front of Ray Doty's house. This is an early "gas engine" tractor that was probably run using kerosene. This photograph was taken from a group of negatives that were found in the in the John & Tillie (Aurand) Allen...
    • 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...
    • Armistice Day School...

    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Armistices; Parades; World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace; A.E.F. -- AEF -- American Expeditionary Force; Hampshire (IL) -- 1918; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (Ill.). Commercial Hotel; School -- United States --...
    • Armistice Day parade, celebrating signing of Armistice Nov. 11, 1918, grade and high school pupils on the march to Village Hall on left; businesses were destroyed by fire in 1929, and rebuilt between 1929 and 1931. Two buildings to the far left is...
    • Hampshire Cornet Band

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1910; Hampshire (IL) -- Cornet Band; Hampshire (Kane County, Il.) -- Social Life and customs
    • cornet band camed into popularity around the turn of the century. Many people acquired similar instruments and became a neighborhood band or a band funded by an employer. In the later part of this century, everyone joined leagues, band athletic...
    • Taking a Break from Mowing

    • Family History -- Allen Family; John & Tillie (Aurand) Allen -- Family Farms -- Farming; Horses -- Pair; Mowing; Hay as Feed;
    • Cutting hay on Allen Farm. Note the "fly nets" on the horses to protect them from biting insects. The mower being used is very old-fashioned at the time that the photograph is being taken. This photograph was taken from a group of negatives that...
    • Seyller Park Pond

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1925; Park; Public spaces -- United States -- History -- 20th century
    • Eventually this pond was drained and now makes a fantastic sled hill. Transcription: Park Pond 1925
    • Canning Factory

    • Canned vegetables industry; Energy production -- History; Factories; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Manufacturing industries; Corn; Peas; Beans; Water Tower; Churches -- St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church;
    • Exterior of the canning factory. Catholic church on the left, white building to the right is the Borden Milk Plant.

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