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    • 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.
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent* (built from Sears plan, not kit); Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 663 Page, Elgin; First owner: Greve, William C.; Documentation: Unique Sears front door. Exterior detail matches catalog photo; Historical...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: Side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 1050 Bellevue, Elgin; First owner: Warren, Charles H.; Documentation: Part # basement, Sears mentioned in title search. Mrs. Young, who lived there in the 1940s, told a...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: Side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 833 Cedar; First owner: Winchester, Leo & Rona; Documentation: Part numbers on basement beams; 1st City Directory listing: 1927.
    • Hotels

    • Hotels--Illinois--Saint Charles; Saint Charles (Ill.)--History
    • Photocopies of newspaper articles about various local hotels compiled by St. Charles Library staff (1928-2000). See also: Hotel Baker
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent* (built from Sears plan, not kit); Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 332 River Bluff, Elgin; First owner: Parry, Jennie (widow of Fred); Documentation: numbers on beams. Historical notes: Grandson of Carl Perry...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 613 S. Liberty, Elgin; First owner: Warner, Bertram A. & Mattie; Documentation: Family of original owner reports this is a Sears kit house their Uncle Bert built. Unique Sears...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 425 Preston, Elgin; First owner: Warner, Raymond C. & Florence; Documentation: son of builder states his father put this Sears house together from the kit, remembers his trying...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 343 S. McLean, Elgin; First owner: Hartman, Fred; Documentation: owners daughter remembers it being built by her father when she was 6. Unique Sears front door. 1st City...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent* (built from Sears plan, not kit); Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 514 Preston, Elgin; First owner: Weise, John & Mark; Documentation: realtor reports it is a Sears house. Exterior detail matches catalog...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: CrescentStyle: Side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 storyAddress: 7 S Aldine, ElginFirst owner: Holtgren, E. Forest & RubyDocumentation: Most exterior features resemble catalog photo; windows are like those at 1926 Augusta. No sidelights.1st City...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Address: 838 Duncan, Elgin; First owner: Meuser, Henry J. & Hulda; Documentation: Granddaughter of builder reports it is a Sears house, as does neighbor next door; Historical notes:...
    • Crescent

    • Dwellings;
    • Model: Crescent; Style: side gable, pillared porch, 1.5 story; Addrss: 618 May, Elgin; First owner: Warner, Alfred J. & Maude; Documentation: Granddaughter of Matthew Warner says 5 of his 6 sons built Sears houses. Occupant in early 1940s reports...

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