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Collection: Cities and Towns Collection
Old Settlers Day in Bishop Hill
Residents of Bishop Hill gather to celebrate Old Settlers Day. On verso: "Taken Sept. 22 - 1906 in the village park Bishop Hill, Ills at the 60th anniversary of the founding of Bishop Hill."
National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia
Photo caption: "Aerial view of main accelerator at National Accelerator Laboratory. The main accelerator is four miles in circumference; 1.24 miles in diameter."
Pouring Cement in Astoria
A concrete mixer helps workers lay a new road in Astoria.
Men Constructing Street in Astoria
Workers contribute to the laying of a new cement road in Astoria.
Road Construction in Astoria
Several men participate in the laying of a new cement road in Astoria.
Children imitate the preacher and choir of a Methodist church for a parade float entitled "Arcola Methodism 1859-1955" in Arcola.
C. G. Slocumb Wagon in Abingdon
An advertisement for C. G. Slocumb of Keithsburg, Illinois, appears on a wagon filled with window shutters in Abingdon. On verso: "This photograph dated July 4, 1879, was in the effects of J. M. Staley, a photographer who was in business in Clear…