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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Washburn, Frank "Bud"; Audio Recording (1:18:08)

    • Army Air Forces; Pacific Theater; 20th Air Force; 500th Bomb Group; Saipan; Marianas Islands; Coal City, IL; World War, 1939-1945;
    • 0:55 On his life before World War II 2:05 On joining the military in 1943 5:35 On training at the various bases he was stationed at 10:50 Describing his journey to the Mariana Islands 12:40 Describing his service on Saipan 14:50 On two...
    • 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...
    • American Barracks and Headquarters

    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States; World War, 1939 1945-Hampshire (Ill.); World War, 1939-1945 --Prisoners and prisons; World War 2; German prisoners of war -- POWs -- Hampshire (IL); Military Barracks; Military Headquarters -- HQ; Keyes Avenue...
    • One of the two known pictures of the Hampshire prisoner of war camp during World War II….It was in operation from 1943-45…It stood on the far east end of Keyes Ave across from Walter Olson's house. The prisoners harvested peas and corn in the area...
    • The Living Museum vol. 62, no. 01,02, 2000

    • Museum exhibits -- Amish quilts; Amish -- culture; Military training camps -- Illinois -- world war, 1939-1945; Prisoners of war -- Illinois -- Camp Ellis; Museum acquisitions -- Robnet, Stephen Scott; Artist -- aka Jonathan Flew; Birdsong --...
    • Discovering Illinois Amish quilts; Reveille to retreat: the story of Camp Ellis in World War II; Gifted artist-turned-writer gives gift; Singing in Sangamon County; preliminary dates on cessation of song in selected species; Mary Juan, Maricopa...
    • Memorial Day Program, May 28, 2001

    • Veterans; Memorial Day; Elgin (Ill.)
    • Program of Memorial Activities held in Elgin, Illinois on May 28, 2001. Activities were organized by the Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association (http://www.elginmemorialday.org/)
    • Memorial Day, May 29, 2006

    • Memorial Day; Veterans; Elgin (Ill.) -- History;
    • Program outlining Memorial Day activities held in Elgin, Illinois on May 29, 2006. The events were organized by the Elgin Patriotic Memorial Association (elginmemorialday.org)
    • 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
    • J. B. Inderrieden sold the building that became Hampshire MFG. the black cylindrical thing is a spinning dust catcher. Hampshire MFG was really a Playskool subsidary and produced Lincoln Logs among other things. Transcription: Hampshire MFG. Co....
    • Biographies: Local History A-Z

    • Saint Charles (Ill.)--Biography; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • This biographical profile helps document changes in St. Charles (c. 1960 - 2000) as captured by local newspaper articles about community residents' lives and businesses. Photocopies of articles compiled by St. Charles Library staff.

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