Cities and Towns Collection


Cities and Towns Collection


Cities and towns


The Cities and Towns Collection contains images of scenes from several cities throughout the state of Illinois.

Items in the Cities and Towns Collection Collection

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…

Children imitate the preacher and choir of a Methodist church for a parade float entitled "Arcola Methodism 1859-1955" in Arcola.

Several men participate in the laying of a new cement road in Astoria.

Workers contribute to the laying of a new cement road in Astoria.

A concrete mixer helps workers lay a new road in Astoria.

Collection Tree

  • Illinois Photographic Collection
    • Cities and Towns Collection