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Peck, Walter E
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Lombard College Gentry House
Lombard College (Galesburg, Ill.); Lodging houses; Houses; Men; Women; Boys; Fences; Shutters; Snow; Trees; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Image shows 10 men, two women and one boy standing in front of what might have be the men's boarding hall at Lombard College. A few men are sitting on a picket fence in front of the house. The building...
Spanish American War veterans reunion
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967; Veterans; Reunions; Men; Clothing & dress; Galesburg (Ill.); Negative prints
Image shows 39 Spanish American War veterans from Company C. They are pictured at a reunion held in 1940. Carl Sandburg is seated in the first row, second from the left.
Circus parades; Parades & processions; Circus animals; Circus performers; Circuses & shows; Elephants; Horses; Costumes; Clothing & dress; Men; Women; Children; Buildings; Brick roads; Galesburg (Ill.); Glass negatives
Image shows a circus parade walking down East Main Street in Galesburg, Illinois. Several businesses can be seen including H. Munson Jeweler and the Public Library on the second floor. There are seven...
Company C return to Galesburg
Parades & processions; Veterans; Spanish-American War, 1898; S. R. Swanson & Brothers Meat Market (Galesburg, Ill.); Men; Women; Buildings; Galesburg (Ill.); Glass negatives
Image shows a large gathering of people on East Main Street in Galesburg, Illinois, welcoming home what are believed to be the veterans of the Spanish-American War. Some soldiers are visible on the right...
Galesburg first fire engine pumper
Fire engines & equipment; Fire fighters; Public Square Park (Galesburg, Ill.); Plazas; Men; Uniforms; Clothing & dress; Bartlett & Judson (Galesburg, Ill.); Galesburg (Ill.); Group portraits; Photographic prints
Image shows a large group of men in uniforms, most likely volunteer firemen with Galesburg's first fire equipment. The men are standing near the south side of the public square. Photograph is looking north....
Calderone Liquor Supply Company
Calderone Liquor Supply Company (Galesburg, Ill.); Alcoholic beverages; Trucks; Men; Barrels; Galesburg (Ill.)
Image shows a man believed to be a member of the Calderone family either loading or unloading a delivery truck behind a brick building. Printed on the door of the truck is: "Calderone Liquor Supply Co....
Free spirit in Downtown Galesburg
Miller-Jones Shoe Store (Galesburg, Ill.); Beat generation; Tramps; Roosters; Sunglasses; Hats; Clothing & dress; Shoe stores; Traffic signs & signals; Street lights; Men; Women; Children; Buildings; Galesburg (Ill.)
Image shows a man, perhaps a beatnik or a hobo walking down East Main Street in Galesburg, Illinois. He is carrying a rooster and a book that appears to be about plants. On his shoulder is a stick with...
Galesburg Post Newspaper printing room
Galesburg Post Newspaper (Galesburg, Ill.); Newspaper editors; Newspaper industry; Newspapers; Typesetting; Typesetting machines; Printing; Printing industry; Reporters; Child labor; Clothing & dress; Hats; Men; Women; Boys; Galesburg (Ill.)
Image shows five people standing in the interior of the Post Newspaper printing room. They are identified from left to right: Pete Creighton, Maxine Rowe, Mary Allensworth Creighton (the owner of the newspaper),...
Mayor Ralph Johnson being sworn into office
Johnson, Ralph; Nystrom, Al; Erickson, Fred; Municipal officials; Municipal government; City & town halls; City council members; Civic leaders; Mayors; Politicians; Politics & government; Men; Clothing & dress; Flowers; Electric lighting; Flags; Galesburg (Ill.)
Image shows Ralph Johnson on the right being sworn in as Galesburg's new mayor by City Clerk Al Nystrom on the left. They are standing in the city council chambers on the second floor of the Galesburg...
First air mail run from Galesburg
Galesburg Municipal Airport (Galesburg, Ill.); Airplanes; Airplane wings; Air mail service; Airports; Men; Suits (Clothing); Hats; Boys; Galesburg (Ill.)
Image shows seven men standing in front of a small airplane and several boys standing behind it. The men are all dressed in suits and ties and five of them are wearing hats. There are two dark stripes...
Central Fire Station and new truck
Galesburg Fire Department (Galesburg, Ill.); Fire stations; Fire fighters; Fire engines & equipment; Ladders; Uniforms; Towers; Men; Children; Crowds; Street lights; Architectural elements; Architectual decorations & ornaments; Galesburg (Ill.)
Image shows seven men standing on an extendable ladder of the Galesburg Fire Department's new truck. The ladder has been raised to a height above the fire department building's tower. There are four firemen...
Knights of Columbus champion bowlers
Shea, G.; Kennedy, E. L.; Burke, B.; Phillips, G.; Fitzsimmons, J.; McNamara, F.; Bowling; Bowlers; Bowling balls; Sports; Sporting goods; Athletes; Clothing & dress; Men; Galesburg (Ill.);
Image shows six men who bowled for the Galesburg Knights of Columbus League and are the champion bowlers for the 1938-1939 season. The men are all in suits and ties and there is sign on the left with their...
YMCA bowling alley
Young Men's Christian associations; Bowling alleys; Bowling; Basements; Pipes (Conduits); Electric lighting; Galesburg (Ill.)
Image shows the bowling alley located in the basement of the Galesburg Y. M. C. A. building. There are four lanes with bowling pins visible at the end of each lane. Electric lights are hanging from the...
Ambulances; Police; Police stations; Carts & wagons; Uniforms; Clothing & dress; African Americans; Men; Horses; Buildings; Galesburg (Ill.); Glass negatives
Image shows the Galesburg Health Department ambulance taken in front of the Galesburg Police Station located in Galesburg, Illinois. The ambulance has two horses hitched to it, and there is a driver sitting...
Galesburg water supply pumps installation
City of Galesburg Water Department (Galesburg, Ill.); Hydraulic facilities; Water supply; Pumps; Construction; Construction equipment; Construction industry; Progress photographs; Rivers; Construction workers; Men; Oquawka (Ill.); Galesburg (Ill.)
Image shows two men positioning a large metal tube that is being lowered by a crane onto a large concrete structure. A third man's arm can be seen on the far left and the Mississippi River can be seen...
Home of Professor J. W. Grubb
Grubbs, J. W.; Houses; Architectural decorations & ornaments; Architectural elements; Cupolas; Railings; Porches; Men; Women; Clothing & dress; Trees; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Image shows two women and one man on the front porch and another woman and man standing in the front yard of the J. W. Grubb home. The home is three stories high and is quite ornate in design. There are...
Nutting Club picnic at Gilbert Park
Gilbert Park (Knoxville, Ill.); Stone bridges; Bridges; Men; Women; Children; Clothing & dress; Clubs; Picnics; Knoxville (Ill.); Negative prints
Negative shows 19 men, women and children standing and sitting on a stone bridge at Gilbert Park in Knoxville, Ill. The women are wearing long skirts and shirtwaists. Some of the men are in suits and ties....
Circus parades; Parades & processions; Circuses & shows; Circus animals; O. W. Johnson and Bros. Company (Galesburg, Ill.); Camels; Clothing & dress; Brick roads; Buildings; Men; Women; Children; Galesburg (Ill.); Glass negatives
Photograph of a circus parade looking north on Main Street in Galesburg, Illinois. Camels are walking by O. W. Johnson Bros. and a Millinery shop at 337 Main Street.
Modern Woodmen Drill Team
Modern Woodmen of America; Fraternal organizations; Drill teams; Uniforms; Axes; Men; Boys; Clothing & dress; Stairways; Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.); Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.). Alumni Hall; Galesburg (Ill.); Glass negatives
Photograph of the Modern Woodmen Drill Team standing on the front steps of Alumni Hall at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. The eighteen men are dressed in uniforms and caps. Sixteen of the men are...
Taking up the street car tracks
Street railroads; Street railroad tracks; Casino Club (Galesburg, Ill.); Central Hotel (Galesburg, Ill.); O'Brien and Weir Filling Station (Galesburg, Ill.); Bower Drugs (Galesburg, Ill.); United States. Works Progress Administration; Bricks; Brick roads; Lampposts; Men; Laborers; Galesburg (Ill.); Film negatives
Photograph show a large group of men working on a Works Progress Administration project of removing the street railroad tracks on East Simmons Street in Galesburg, Illinois. In the background can be seen...
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