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Champaign County, Illinois

Photo Album - Hotels, Taverns, Businesses

A remnant of the old Kelly Tavern

Champaign House, the first hotel built in Urbana. The upper left-hand room was always occupied by Abe Lincoln while attending court.

Old Ohio Tavern on Bloomington Road

Robeson Department Store, corner of Church and Randolph, Champaign.

Willis Department Store, facing Neil Street, near University, in Champaign

A. O. Howels was the first to discover clay suitable for making tile. He commenced the manufacture of tile in the same year, 1877.

Inman Hotel - downtown Champaign, 1920's.

Submitted by: Allen F. Armstrong

Cook & Flynn (W. F.. Cook and a. J. Flynn) Clothiers, 604 East Green. The picture on top is the interior and the bottom is a view of the window dressing. If you look closely, you can see a reflection in the window that says Cook & Flynn.

Commercial Hotel, Tolono, Illinois. Submitted by Nancy Lambert

Smith Lumber, Tolono, Illinois. Submitted by Nancy Lambert

Beatrice Creamery Photo, Sept 13, 1935

Front (l to r): Parlel Warmbus, Ray Locks (Lanks?), Ransmussis, Chrollman?, Clevenger, Eddi Parkton, Woods, Box, Bill Harger, Smitty, Milton Lemon, Harold Hubbard, Nelson Andersen, Lorn Looks, Leo Fisher, Knox, Floyd Seem, E. Taylor

Back (l to r): Demi Barker, Unknown, Mrs. Clevenger, Minny Tyeson, Gladys Fiscum, Rose Ryan, Hazel Gleem, Edna McBride, Mary Troste, Carl Niel, Roma Maneno, Mathelin Hernandez, Mr. Memitz, Meta Elliot, Ben Stirtz, Lola Mathew, Carl Hanson, Hazel Hanson, Colleen Warmbus, Midge Hodge, Unknown, Unknown, Myola B___, Mrs. Haign, Molene

Submitted by Ruth Ryan

Interior of Kuhn's Department Store

Submitted by Barbara Griffith

Exterior of Kuhn's Department Store

Submitted by Barbara Griffith

 

 


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