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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...
[Lake Bracken construction]
Lake Bracken (Knox County, Ill.); Lakes; Lakes & ponds; Carts & wagons; Horses; Horse teams; Levees; Knox County (Ill.); Photographic prints;
Photograph shows the beginning construction of Lake Bracken just south of Galesburg. There are three wagons being pulled by either horses or mules. Two of the wagons are empty but the wagon on the right...
Street Railway Company (Galesburg, Ill.); Street railroads; Street railroad facilities; Street railroad employees; Street railroad tracks; Uniforms; Brick roads; Clothing & dress; Men; Buildings; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows 41 men standing in front of the car barn of the Street Railway Company. Most of the men are wearing uniforms and caps, the others are wearing suits and bowler hats or work clothing. The...
First Chicago to Galesburg Aero Express
Airplanes; Airplane wings; Airplane propellers; Air pilots; Aircraft; Biplanes; Bicycles & tricycles; Crowds; Women; Men; Boys; Girls; Children; Clothing & dress; Meadows; J. H. Nelson (Galesburg, Ill.); Signs (Notices); Galesburg (Ill.); Knox County (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows an airplane that landed in a grassy field near Galesburg, Illinois. There is a large crowd gathered around and the pilot can be seen in the cockpit. Some of the people are holding umbrellas...
Red Cross in front of Armory
American Red Cross; Company C Armory (Galesburg, Ill.); Armories; Canteens (Wartime, emergency, etc.); Uniforms; Clothing & dress; Women; Buildings; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows nineteen women in Red Cross uniforms and veils with small crosses on the front of the veils and the collars on the uniforms they are wearing. Some of the women are holding trays that have...
McKinley special engine
McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Hobart, Garret A. (Garret Augustus), 1844-1899; Steam engines; Railroad employees; Railroad facilities; Railroad shops & yards; Men; Flags; Railroad tracks; Doors & doorways; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows the steam engine #151. It has a photograph of President William McKinley on the front center of the engine. A second photograph on the smokestack appears to be of the Vice President,...
Gaiety Theatre (Galesburg, Ill.); Vaudeville; Theaters; Skylights; O. T. Johnson Company (Galesburg, Ill.); Advertisements; Brick roads; Buildings; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows the Gaiety Theatre on the northeast corner of Simmons and South Cherry Street. There are two large signs on either side of the building that state "High class vaudeville, afternoons at...
John West house
West, John; Underground railroad system; Slavery; Fugitive slaves; Abolition movement; Houses; Porches; Chimneys; Windows; Trees; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows a painted square brick house with one chimney on the left. There is a swing on the left and a tree stump in front of the porch. Written on the front of the glass plate negative from which...
Threshing; Threshing machines; Hay; Haystacks; Steam Engines; Men; Horses; Girls; Carts & wagons; Laborers; Croplands; Knox County (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows men in a field harvesting what appears to be hay. There appear to be two steam engine threshing machines operating. There are 14 men in the image doing different jobs and there is a young...
Central Union Telephone Company
Telephone companies; Telephone operators; Telephone switchboards; Women; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows the interior of the Central Union Telephone Company telephone operator room. There are nine women seated in front of switchboards and three other women, two seated and one standing at...
Altona High School and grade school
Altona High School (Ill.); Altona Grade School (Ill.); Schools; Bridges; Cupolas; Trees; Buildings; Altona (Ill.); Photographic prints;
Photograph shows the first Altona High school and grade school. The high school is a three story building with a cupola in the center. There is a wooden bridge leading to the school. On the right, in the...
National Biscuit Company
National Biscuit Company (Galesburg, Ill.); Wholesale Grocers; Carts & wagons; Men; Horses; Buildings; Railroad tracks; Awnings; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows a large brick building with two signs that both read: National Biscuit Company. The sign on the side of the building also states: Galesburg Agency. There is a horse drawn wagon with two...
President McKinley's Special Engine No. 1512
McKinley, William, 1843-1901; Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company; Galesburg Artificial Ice Company (Ill.); Railroad companies; Railroad cars; Railroad stations (Galesburg, Ill.); Railroad facilities; Railroad locomotives; Railroad passenger cars; Railroad private cars; Railroad rails; Swift & Company (Galesburg, Ill.); Lampposts; Flags; Bunting; Men; Boys; Girls; Bicycles & tricycles; Smokestacks; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows the train that President McKinley used to travel to Galesburg where it stopped at the C. B. & Q. depot. It is covered with bunting and flags as well as two photos on the front of the train,...
St. Mary's students heading to chapel
St. Mary's School (Knoxville, Ill.); Schools; Private schools; School gardens; Boarding schools; Religious architectural elements; Religious facilities; Religious education; Religious articles; Religious processions; Parades & processions; Clothing & dress; Dresses; Veils; Fountains; Architectual decorations & ornaments; Architectural elements; Buildings; Knoxville (Ill.); Photographic prints
Image shows 16 young women in a procession in front of St. Mary's School. They are wearing long white dresses, or shirt waists and long skirts as well as long veils. One of the students is in religious...
W. A. Jordon Company Wholesale Groceries display room
W. A. Jordon Wholsale Groceries (Galesburg, Ill.); Wholesale Grocers; Showrooms; Canned foods; Cigars; Washboards; Shelving; Clocks & watches; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows the interior of the W. A. Jordon Company Wholesale Groceries display room. It is a large room with many Knox Brand canned goods, cigars, brooms, breakfast foods and a large number of miscelaneous...
Galesburg Opera House
Auditorium Theatre (Galesburg, Ill.); Opera houses; Theaters; Buildings; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph of the Galesburg Opera House, also known as the Auditorium Theatre, in Galesburg, Illinois. Photograph shows a large brick building with 2 brick towers, one with a capped roof. There is a small...
Bidding God-speed to selected Sammies
Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company; Railroad stations; Crowds; Automobiles; World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers; Men; Women; Galesburg (Ill.); Postcards
Photograph shows the front of the C. B. & Q. Railroad depot in Galesburg, Ill. with a large crowd gathered there to say goodbye to the World War I draftees. There are numerous automobiles parked in and...
Gross Galesburg building fire, 1937
Gross Galesburg Company (Galesburg, Ill.); Fires; Factories; Ladders; Buildings; Water tanks; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows the aftmath of a fire at the Gross Galesburg Company. The building on the right seems to be the only building burned. There is a ladder going up to the second floor and a fire hose is...
Lombard Steppers 2
Lombard College (Galesburg, Ill.); Lombard College Steppers (Galesburg, Ill.); Dancers; Costumes; Clothing & dress; Students; Universities & colleges; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows eleven Lombard College female student dancers on a stage. They are all wearing large headresses, short outfits and dark and light gaters over their dance shoes that give the appearance...
Mayo General Hospital
Mayo General Hospital (Galesburg, Ill.); United States. Army Medical Dept.; Hospitals; Medical aspects of war; Military hospitals; Military parades & ceremonies; Military facilities; Military inspections; Military officers; Soldiers; Military service; Buildings; Galesburg (Ill.); Photographic prints
Photograph shows the headquarters building of Mayo General Hospital. It is a large brick building with 29 windows visible from the front. There are troops standing at attention on either side of a cul...
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