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    • American Barracks and Headquarters

    • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States; World War, 1939 1945-Hampshire (Ill.); World War, 1939-1945 --Prisoners and prisons; World War 2; German prisoners of war -- POWs -- Hampshire (IL); Military Barracks; Military Headquarters -- HQ; Keyes Avenue...
    • One of the two known pictures of the Hampshire prisoner of war camp during World War II….It was in operation from 1943-45…It stood on the far east end of Keyes Ave across from Walter Olson's house. The prisoners harvested peas and corn in the...
    • Ariel View of Town-Southeast

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1896; Business districts, Central; Views -- Ariel, South-East -- Hampshire (IL)
    • 1 The train depot is in the foregrown backed by the commercial house hotel which was torn down in the 1920s to make room for the gas station. Behind that is the livery barn which later became the video store. The livery barn was also used by...
    • Ariel View of Town-Southwest

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1896; Business districts, Central; Views -- Ariel, South-West -- Hampshire (IL)
    • Transcription: View from the top of the mill, Picture 1896, In the foreground:, Commercial Hotel , Harrison Reams Livery Barn, Wm. Shatters Blacksmith Shop, ,
    • Armistice Day School...

    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Armistices; Parades; World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace; A.E.F. -- AEF -- American Expeditionary Force; Hampshire (IL) -- 1918; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (Ill.). Commercial Hotel; School -- United States --...
    • Armistice Day parade, celebrating signing of Armistice Nov. 11, 1918, grade and high school pupils on the march to Village Hall on left; businesses were destroyed by fire in 1929, and rebuilt between 1929 and 1931. Two buildings to the far left is...
    • Borden's Milk Factory

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1907; Factories; Farming -- Dairy; Milk -- Pasteurization -- United States
    • This is a photo of the original Borden's Milk Factory in town. Eventually the Borden company bought the local milk co-op as well. For some time this led to a great deal of confusion, as deliveries and pick-ups were confused between Borden Plant...
    • Borden's Milk Factory

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1951; Factories; Farming -- Dairy; Milk -- Pasteurization -- United States
    • The original Borden Milk Factory. Originally teams of horses had to pull all of the milk up a very steep incline at the back of the plant so that it could go through the equipment efficiently. Eventually this was changed, much to all of the...
    • Boy's Basketball Team

    • Hampshire Historical Society -- Hampshire (IL); School Sports -- Basketball; School Sports -- Boys; Family History -- Blazier; Family History -- Bean;
    • Picture: Upstairs in Village Hall. Boys Basketball Team Hampshire High School, 1904. Pictured left to right: Clyde Waidman, Edward Mackaben, Earl Bean, Webster Blazier, Charles Johnson, and Judd Morgan.
    • Bridge over Coon Creek

    • Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (IL) -- 1910; Road and Track
    • This bridge was the one that spanned Coon Creek on Walker Rd. between Route 72 and Allen Roads. It used to flood frequently. Transcription: Bridge over Coon Creek near Hampshire IL 1910
    • Burlington Cornet Band Wedding

    • Hampshire Historical Society -- Hampshire (IL); Music -- Cornet Band -- Burlington; Photograph -- Portrait; Music -- Instrument -- Brass -- Trombone; Music -- Instrument -- Brass -- French Horn; Music -- Instrument -- Brass -- Bugle; Music --...
    • Burlington Cornet Band and wedding couple. Although this photograph shows the Burlington Cornet Band with Brass instruments and drums, it was quite fashionable for a while to have ukelele bands.
    • Canning Factory

    • Canned vegetables industry; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Hampshire (Ill.) -- 1920; Factories; Railroad; Warner Lock Company;
    • This picture is looking north east across the railroad tracks. Originally this building was built for the Warner Lock Company which never went into production. From this angle you can see where the giant clock was supposed to be placed in the...
    • Canning Factory

    • Canned vegetables industry; Energy production -- History; Factories; Hampshire (IL) -- Photographs; Manufacturing industries; Corn; Peas; Beans; Water Tower; Churches -- St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church;
    • Exterior of the canning factory. Catholic church on the left, white building to the right is the Borden Milk Plant.
    • Carolyn 14 Years Old

    • Family History -- McDonald; Plato Township -- Photographs; Hay as Feed; Family Farms -- Farming; Farming -- Hay; Farming -- Harvest; Farm Equipment -- Tractor -- John Deere Model A; Farm Equipment -- Tractor -- Electric Start
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