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7059. Real Photo - Circa 1910 -Man in Horse Drawn Wagon - Milk Cans - Sharp/Clear - White Horse - From Ed Kloth to Miss Ella Zoehler of Des Plaines -PMarked 1910 Arlington Heights, IL -COND: Good (Light, 3" Face Crease at Upper Left Corner) - Two Other, Light Face Creases - See Pic -$ 12.00

8288. "Greetings From Rockome Gardens - Arcola, Illinois" - full frame image of lady w/dog, in front of FRESCA bottle houses - info paragraph on back says one house made of 2400 Fresca bottles -great close view - (roadside attraction) - lady in old-time, purple dress, and black bonnet - Vintage "Chrome" era card, 3x5 full bleed - Publ: Yoder Studio, Dexter Press, 78462-C (back) - black printed back -COND: Excellent - Not Postally Used - Price $ 2.00

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8750. "Old Heidelberg Inn" - Routes 62 and 63 - 1/4 mile west of 59 Barrington, ILL - two Blatz Beer signs on exterior - Advertising back, phone DUNDEE 816-R-1 - close , exterior view - name over entrance - one storey building - green roof - tv antenna on roof -Vintage Linen Era Card, circa 1953, full bleed - Pub. by: CT Art Colortone, 3C-H438 - black title, blue printed back - COND: Excellent, Not postally used - Price $ 5.00

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4001."Waiting for the attacking Sophs - Color Rush at U of I" - University of Illinois - many young men arms linked, some wearing sports uniforms - Vintage REAL PHOTO postcard, sailboat logo stamp box, circa 1905-1908 - Published by: S&D Photo, on front - handwritten, white title, black printed back - COND: Very good, no creases - Not postally used - Price $ 25.00


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8253. "McKinley School, El Paso, Ill." - full frame view Victorian children - sky tinted blue - bell tower - houses to back left - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: No publisher listed, , 1251 on front - black title, black printed back - COND: Very Good, no creases - PMarked 19?? El Paso, Ill. (no year date) - Price $ 7.00

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8201. "Cor. Ridge and West St., Galena , ILL." - Close, exterior view of store fronts, many people in front of stores - unpaved street - horse and buggy - raised, wooden "sidewalk" -Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: E. W. Kempter, iron cross logo between post card with CCCC and eye -black title, black printed back - COND: Excellent, Not postally used - Price $ 12.00

4185. North Side School, Geneseo, Ill. - Exterior - Many School Children "Posed" In Front Of School - Medium Close View - Red Brick/Stone Victorian Style, Two Story Building - White Stone Entrances - Geneseo, IL - Unused - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) Old UN-Divided Back cicra 1907-1914 - Pub: CT Co., #2596 on front - frony has white margin RH side - Black Back - CT Co. - Price $6.50

4186. State Street, 1865 Geneseo, Ill. (High View - Medium Close - Looking Down Street - Trees - Buildings/Houses) B&W Photo Print. Black Title Bottom On White Margin. Horiz. Geneseo, IL - PMarked 1907? Geneseo - Cond: VG+ (No Creases) Old UN-Divided Back - Red Back - Post Office News Stand - Germany (Single "W" Written On Front Margin) - price $ 6.50

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8794. "High School, Lincoln, Ill." - close, exterior view - two women at right corner of street - Old White Border era card, circa 1915-1931 - Pub. by: C. T. American Art-Colored, 122856 on front - blue printed back - COND: Ver Good, no creases, tiny bit of cancel on front of card - PMarked 1931- Price $ 3.50

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4074. Residence View, Moline, Ill. (View Looking Down On Houses, Roadway - Out To Horizon - Very Large House At Midground) B&W Photo Print - Sky Is Pink/Blue. White Magrin Bottom - Black Title. Horiz. Moline, IL - Unused - Cond: VG - Old Divided Back - Black Printed Back - No Pubr. Listed - (One Corner Crease URH Corner - Does Not Distract) - $ 2.00

0139. Entrance And Pylon. (School And City Funded By Loyal Order Of Moose) Mooseheart IL PMarked 1956 Linen - LOO Moose/CT Art-Colortone - price $ 1.50

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7258. "Did You Know Joker Joe, Many Years Ago?" -"Joker Joe's Typhoon Club - 7052 Milwaukee Avenue, Niles, Illinois -One-Half Mile From End of Street Car Line" -Hobo/Bum - Cigarette - Roll of Toilet Paper - Advertising Back -"Phone Niles 9664" - Artist Drawn - Hole thru card at pants area (I think manufactured that way) -Unused - Red Printing on Buff Card Stock - Age? - COND: VG+ (No Creases) - Slight age discoloration - price $ 5.50

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9130. "Starved Rock" - Great, close side view of sternwheeler, steamer "LOLA" - People - OLD DIVIDED BACK, PMarked 1910 Ottawa, Ill. - Lots of info within red title, on front of card -Pub. by: Knenssl Bros, Ottawa, 2950 -Price $ 10.00

8378. "Lover's Leap, East End and Starved Rock, State Park View, Starved Rock, Ill." - color scene from the water - inset, close, circular picture of an Indian with feathered head dress, from chest up, on right, front, top side of card - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Kneussl Bros., Ottawa, Ill. # 601 on back - R-74658 on back - black title, blue printed back -Not postally used - COND: Excellent - Price $ 4.50

8377. "Starved Rock, formerly Fort St. Louis." - color scene from the water - close view, docks and sternwheel tourist boats at right - info paragraph on back of card - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era - Pub. by: Kneussl Bros., Ottawa, Ill. # 1906 on back - ECK printer in stamp box - black title, green printed back - Not postally used - COND: Excellent - Price $ 4.50

8376. "Starved Rock, State Park, Starved Rock, Ill." - color scene from the water - inset, close, circular picture, on left, front, top side of card, of an Indian, from chest up, with feather protruding out of head dress - Info paragraph on back of card, about location and history - Old Divided Back 1907-1914 Era -Pub. by: Kneussl Bros., Ottawa, Ill. # 606 on back - R-74663 on back - black title, blue printed back - Not postally used - COND: Excellent - Price $ 4.50

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8966. "Chanute Field" - U.S. Army Air Corps Technical School, Rantoul, Illinois - FOLDER with 18 views - front of folderhas American flag, red/white title, school insignia, blue stripe with white stars - BACk of folder has "Keep 'em Flying and CHANUTE FIELD in "Large Letters" - 18 different views inside folder, accordian fold images -Vintage Linen Era Card, circa 1942 - Pub. by: Curt Teich & Co, D-6816 inside folder - blue printed inside of folder - COND: Good, outside of folder has corner bumps and edge wear - Postmarked 1944 - Price $ 7.50

8922. "C. L. Hobbs' Residence, Rock Island, Arsenal" - exterior view of large, stone, two story, Victorian, home - view across flower bed - AGE: Divided Back circa 1907-1914 - Pub. by: The Brown News Co.,Kansas City, Mo., CCCC Logo with Eye - red title, green printed back - "LITHOCHROME" stamped on back, in purple - Condition: Very Good, no creases - [Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL] - Not postally used - Price $ 12.00

3834. Abraham Lincoln Junior High School, Rockford, Illinois. - (Exterior Of Two Story - Classic Style Building - Columned Entrance) Horiz. Rockford, IL - Unused - Cond: EX - Linen FB - CT Art-Colortone - price $ 3.00

7264. "The WAGON WHEEL, Rockton, Ill." - Routes 2 and 75 - Five Scene Card - The Trophy Room, Martha Washington Room, Gay Nineties Room, Exterior of Restaurant, The Lounge - Restaurant Advertising Card - "Only women are employed in the kitchen ..." - Linen - Circa 1946 -Publ:CT Art Colortone, # 6B-H1897 - Unused -COND: VG+ (No Creases) - price $ 3.00

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8386. "Staff Headquarters, Camp Lincoln, Springfield, Ill." - Outdoor scene of many military officers and their ladies - some civilian men - tents at background - bottom portion of American flag, red/white stripes at right foreground - trees - Old Divided Back 1907-1909 Era - Pub. by: Majestic Publishing Co. - red title, black printed back - PMarked 1909 Glenarm, Ill. - COND: Very Good, no creases, slight edge wear - Price $ 7.50

6545. "Visit SPRINGFIELD Illinois - See Heart Of Lincoln Land" - Artist Drawn - B&W - Pictured: Lincoln, Old State Capitol, Log Cabin, Lincoln Home, Lincoln Monument (Where Buried) Vert. - Springfield, IL - Mint/Unused - Back Has "Discover America" Logo - Chrome FB 3x5 - Black Printed Back - Publ: Springfield Tourism & Convention Comm - price 85 cents

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8348. "The L.& M. Canal Fishing Boats in Lock No. 11, near Tiskilwa, Ill." - many small skiffs - people in coats - men and women - good, close phot - B&W REAL PHOTO, circa 1909 - AZO stamp box - No Publ. listed - Black title on white margin - COND: Very Good - PMarked 1909 Tiskilwa - Price $ 15.00

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7960. "Urbana Lincoln Hotel - Urbana, Illinois" - exterior - sepia and white photoprint - 40's or 50's cars on street - advertising back, Gordon F. Kamerer, Mgr., recommended by Duncan Hines - Flat Card Stock Era - Publ: no publisher listed - brown printed back - COND: Near Mint - Not Postally Used - Price $ 3.50

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8290. "Presbyterian Church, Waukegan, Ill." - close exterior view, from street - card is colorized blue and pink - Victorian building - vertical format -Old Divided Back 1907-1910 Era - Pub. by: , on back front - red title, black printed back - COND: Good, corner crease at lower left corner - PMarked 1910 - Price $ 2.50

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8821. "Shiloh House, Residence of the Later John Alexander Dowie, Zion City, Ill." - close, exterior view of three story brick and timber building , from roadway - two other houses in view - sidewalks - AGE: Divided Back circa 1907 -1912 - Pub. by: Zion City General Store - red title, black printed back - Condition: Good, corner rounding, three face creases - PMarked 1912 Zion City - Price $ 3.50


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