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  • Collection: Cities and Towns Collection
An exterior view shows the home of Ninian Wirt Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards. The house, constructed in 1836, served as the site of Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln's marriage and Mary's death.On verso: "Ninian Edwards home where Lincoln was married.…
An aerial view shows a man standing in the street in front of McCormick House in Danville, Illinois. The photograph is labeled "Lincoln's Headquarters; Danville, Ill."
Two bare trees stand outside the large brick First Presbyterian Church in Clinton, Illinois. On verso: "First Presbyterian Church; Clinton, Illinois; Erected in 1959; Here A. Lincoln attended a church supper in the fall of 1859, hanging his hat on a…
Several people stand outside the Metamora House where Abraham Lincoln stayed at one time. His second floor room is marked on the photograph with an "x."
A painting shows several cars parked along the street in front of a grassy area and several buildings in Winchester, Illinois.On verso: "Winchester, Ill. From Talman Son & Loan Bank - Chicago 1966"
Three horse-drawn covered wagons stand in the street opposite several commercial buildings.
An exterior view shows the side of the Lewis Ross Mansion as seen from Broadway.
An exterior view shows the snow-covered Lewis Ross Mansion in Lewistown as seen from Milton Avenue.
Residents of Lewistown stand outside the store fronts of various businesses, including Babcock & Hupp; J. L. Killip, Merchant Tailor; Dr. Atkinson, Dentist; O. M. Waggoner, Physician and Surgeon; and Hasson & Sons.
Female students of the St. Mary's Academy play various roles during a school performance.Additional images from St. Mary's School on Chronicling Illinois are available in the St. Mary's School-Class of 1888 Collection located…
An exterior view of St. Mary's School in Knoxville shows students standing on the grounds of the school as well as on the balconies of the building. On verso: "From Sister. 3/4-89."Additional images from St. Mary's School on Chronicling Illinois are…
An exterior view shows the small white building housing the Kent Cheese Company in Kent.
Elephants walk out of elephant trailers built by the Eli Bridge Company in Jacksonville.
Employees of Frank Pearson's barber shop wait for their next clients.From left to right: Verne Greenwell, Henry Meyer, Frank Pearson, and Victor.
Members of the "Celebrated Lazy Nine" baseball team baseball team from Harvard, Illinois, pose for a group photograph. Photo caption: "Celebrated Lazy Nine; J. McGahan, S.S.; C. M. Johnson, F.B.; Frank Elwood, L.F.; C. Hanna, R.F.: G. Goodell, 2.B.;…
A scenic view shows the Rock River at Grand Detour. On verso: "Green Rock at Grand Detour."
An artist's interpretation of Galena, Illinois, shows the city on the right side of the Galena River with two bridges leading to and from land in the middle of the river. The photo caption incorrectly references the city's location in Wisconsin. It…
Members of the Elmwood Park Electric Department stand outside of their truck. On verso: "1960 Elmwood Park Electrical Department - left to right Bingle & taken on Diversey near Sunset Drive on the north side of town."
Horse drawn carts travel the streets in Elgin.
Brothers Jason and Owen Brown stand around a tin stove in Pasadena, California. On verso: "John Brown's sons. Alexander & Howell, Dixon, Ill. made tin stoves for western emigrants, 1850s. This may be one of those stoves."
A chart of the H. Mueller Manufacturing Company is labeled to show the expansion for munition production during World War I.
An Illinois State trooper watches striking students from Collinsville School District 10.
Several businesses line a main street in Cairo.
Several men stand outside the George and John Lee livery with a horse and carriages.Photo caption: "George and John Lee livery stable at Bunker Hill ILL."
Residents attend the 26th Annual Bowen picnic.
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