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Date: 1945-04-07 ca.

Description: The D.M. Benjamin residence on Prospect Avenue.

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Schley Home

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Exterior view of the Schley home on the corner of North Astor Street and East Juneau Avenue. It was built ca. 1850.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: View of the Grand Avenue viaduct and surrounding establishments. A line of automobiles are parked outside a tavern under the viaduct.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view of a group of women at a Civilian Defense Rally standing behind a counter with loaves of bread. Behind them is a table of covered cake pans and o...

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Deserted Playground

Date:  

Description: A deserted playground with swing sets, slides, and ladders, in front of a group of buildings. There are two young boys near a dwelling in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Alma Reinhardt Taylor and her toddler daughter Ellen Taylor Higgins standing in a doorway. Both are wearing long, cool weather coats. The number on the do...

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Curtin House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the b...

Date: 1931 before

Description: The Frank Braeger is moored on the shore of Jones Island with steam issuing from the pipe, with the crew posing on the boat. In the background a man...

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Reading Circle

Date: 1963-08-06 

Description: A mother reads stories on her front steps to children from around the block.

Date: 1963-10-04 

Description: A man surveys the damage to his car, and the aged tree that toppled onto it.

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Street Game

Date:  

Description: Several boys play a street game in a residential area, two blocks away from the deserted playground.

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Twenty-First Street

Date: 1924 

Description: Near Chestnut Street. View looking down a wet and icy sidewalk with melting snowbanks. Houses line the street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: 40 North Prospect Avenue. Built ca. 1860, E.T. Mix, architect. House is three stories with a small tower on the roof. To the right is the yard with smal...

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Curtin House

Date: 1936 

Description: North elevation of the Jeremiah Curtin house, located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recogniz...

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Description: A group of girls playing jacks on a city sidewalk. All the girls are wearing dresses, and two infants are present, one in a carriage and one in the lap of...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two women wearing dresses working one of the booths at a Civilian Defense Rally. A table is visible in the background with food on it.

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Western Hotel

Date:  date unknown

Description: Western Hotel. The original tavern was built in 1834 (?) by William Shields (?). In 1845 it was operated by his son Simon Shields. In 1873 the Hotel was t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hospital Buildings. Designed in 1879 by H.C. Koch, a local architect, the hospital plans were based upon the "pavilion system" then popular in certain part...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Side view of a woman pulling a little boy in a decorated coaster wagon in a Fourth of July parade. The boy is holding a bottle of milk with white streamers...

Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

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