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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...
    • Plan of Town

    • Park Forest (Ill.)--History; Architecture--United States--History; Suburbs--United States--History; Real estate development--United States--History; Suburban homes--United States--History; Suburban life--United States--History
    • The Plan of Town was the development plan and related information as prepared by American Community Builders’ staff the architects and planners in 1946. It was submitted to the Federal Housing Authority on November 12, 1946, as their proposal for...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Harold Brown

    • Suburbs--United States--History; Real estate development--United States--History; Suburban homes--United States--History; Suburban life--United States--History; Park Forest (Il.)--History; School integration--Illinois
    • History of Park Forest, Illinois, a post-World War II planned community.
      Harold Brown came to Park Forest in 1955. He became a community leader, serving on the school boards of District 163 and 227. Later than this oral history interview, he...
    • 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....
    • Portrait of Edward D. Kittoe

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Physicians--United States--Illinois--History; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of Dr. Edward D. Kittoe, who was a surgeon during the American Civil War. He is shown from the chest up, wearing a suit coat. His hair is white, and he has a long beard. Photo is a cabinet card, mounted on...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Aftermath of sleet and ice storm on Riverside Drive in Galena, Ill.

    • Ice storms--United States--Illinois--History; Sleet--United States--Illinois--History; Bridges--United States--Illinois--History; United States Highway 20
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing ice and sleet on Riverside Drive in Galena, Ill. The trees are covered in ice. Highway 20 (Spring Street) and the bridge over the Galena River are visible in the background. Handwritten in black ink on...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Picnic at Galena Junction

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Railroads--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing young women and young men, all but two of whom are sitting on a wagon, at Galena Junction, having a picnic. All have hats; the women wear skirts and long-sleeved blouses. The men wear suits. Taken circa...
    • Snow in Grant Park in Galena, Ill.

    • Snow--United States--Illinois--History; Parks--United States--Illinois; Snow--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing snow in Grant Park and the houses on Johnson Street by the park. Handwritten on reverse in black ink is, "TAKEN-JAN. 7-1947/GALENA-ILL./SOUTH END OF GRANT PARK" Taken by Irene Gillette on January 7,...
    • Miss Gardener's Class

    • Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Teachers--United States--Illinois--History; School field trips--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, showing Miss Margaret Gardner's first grade class on a field trip near Hazel Green, Wis. The girl on the far left wears some sort of headdress, and the boy on the far right holds a small American flag. Miss Gardner...
    • Side view of the Grace Episcopal Church rectory in Galena, Ill.

    • Episcopal church buildings--United States--Illinois--History; Architecture--United states--Illinois--History; Parsonages--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, color, showing a side view of the Grace Episcopal Church rectory on Hill Street in Galena, Ill. A stone retaining wall is visible in front of the building. Handwritten on reverse in blue ink is, "TAKEN-JULY-1964-GALENA,...
    • Washington Street steps between Bench and Prospect Streets in Galena, Ill.

    • Methodist church buildings--United States--Illinois--History; Fire stations--United States--Illinos--History; Architecture--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, color, showing the Washington Street steps between Bench Street and Prospect Street in Galena, Ill. To the left of the steps, part of Firehouse No. 1 on Bench Street is visible. To the right of the steps is the side of First...
    • Galena Fire Station and Turner Hall in Galena, Ill.

    • 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...
    • Portrait of James M. Ryan and his son, James W. Ryan

    • Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Fathers--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of James M. Ryan and his son, James W. Ryan. The father is seated, wearing a suit coat with vest and pocket watch. One hand rests on his thigh. The other arm is around the son, who wears a long-sleeved top...
    • Minnie Singruen Maroney and child

    • Women--United States--Illinois--History; Youth--United States--Illinois--History; Photographers--United States--Illinois--History
    • Print, photographic, sepia-toned, portrait of Minnie Singruen Maroney and a young girl. Minnie is seated on a chair and wears a long-sleeved, floor-length dress. Her hair is parted in the center and pulled back. The child wear's a long-sleeved...
    • Riverside Drive in Galena, Ill.

    • Galena River (Wis. and Ill.); Photographers--United States--Illinois--History; Women--United States--Illinois--History; Streets--United States--Illinois---History
    • Print, photographic, black and white, showing the Galena River and Riverside Drive in Galena. Cars drive along Riverside Drive. Taken from the east side of the river. Handwritten in black ink on reverse is "TAKEN-APR. 29-1947-GALENA-ILL./RIVERSIDE...

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