Boat House, Washington Park
Title:
Boat House, Washington Park
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Home of Abraham Lincoln
Title:
Home of Abraham Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States, was born near Hodgenville, Larue Co., Ky. Feb. 12th 1809. He did not attend college. In 1826 he moved to Springfield and practiced law. In 1827 he married Mary Todd. Lincoln served but a little more than a month of a second term as President when he was assassinated while at Ford's Theatre, Washington, on April 14th, 1863, by John Wilkes Booth. He expired on the following morning. He was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Ill., Mrs. Lincoln died in 1882.



Pavilion in Washington Park
Title:
Pavilion in Washington Park
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1916 Jun-24


Sixth Street, North From Monroe
Title:
Sixth Street, North From Monroe
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Greetings from the Land of Lincoln - Prairie State
Title:
Greetings from the Land of Lincoln - Prairie State
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Capital: Springfield Area: 56,400 sq mi Population: 8,712,176 Motto: State Sovereignty, National Union flower: Butterfly Violet Bird: Cardinal Tree: Bur Oak Song: Illinois 21st State admitted to the Union


Greetings from Springfield, ILL
Title:
Greetings from Springfield, ILL
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Lincoln Home, Lincoln Monument, Courthouse, Lincoln Hotel, Dam, Beach, Lindsay Bridge, State House, Centennial Building, Illinois Building, Lincoln Statue.



View from Main Entrance of State Fair Grounds
Title:
View from Main Entrance of State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1912 Nov-25


Sears, Roebuck and Co.'s Agricultural Exhibit and Rest Bungalow
Title:
Sears, Roebuck and Co.'s Agricultural Exhibit and Rest Bungalow
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
For free use of visitors at Springfield State Fair. This bungalow built of lumber, mill work and other materials sold by Sears, Roebuck and Co., Chicago, Ill.



Lincoln Monument and Lincoln Home
Title:
Lincoln Monument and Lincoln Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back)


State Capitol
Title:
State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Two Views - State Arsenal & Armory
Title:
Two Views - State Arsenal & Armory
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1905 Dec-30

Description:
Governor's Mansion Lith. Institute


5th Street, City Hall and Union Depot
Title:
5th Street, City Hall and Union Depot
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



State Capitol
Title:
State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1909 Feb-26


Sears, Roebuck and Co's agricultural exhibit and rest bungalow
Title:
Sears, Roebuck and Co's agricultural exhibit and rest bungalow
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Sears, Roebuck and Co's agricultural exhibit and rest bungalow for free use of visitors at Springfield State Fair. This bungalow built of lumber. Mill work and other materials sold by Sears, Roebuck & Co., Chicago, Ill.



The Franklin Life Insurance Company
Title:
The Franklin Life Insurance Company
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1908 Oct-5


Sheraton Inn
Title:
Sheraton Inn
Springfield Illinois (IL), Jumbo/Large Format unused



Caravan Motel
Title:
Caravan Motel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused


The Lincoln Mausoleum
Title:
The Lincoln Mausoleum
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1910 Mar-5

Description:
The Lincoln Mausoleum stands in Oak Ridge Cemetery and was rebuilt by the state in 1901. The portrait of Lincoln was taken about one month before his assassination in Ford's Theater, Washington, DC, on the night of April 14, 1865.



Majestic Theatre
Title:
Majestic Theatre
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1916 Sep-19


Race Track, State Fair Grounds
Title:
Race Track, State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1908 Sep-22



The Illinois State Capitol
Title:
The Illinois State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Illinois has its State Capitol in the attractive city of Springfield, Illinois, which is known as the "Prairie State," contains 56,650 square miles, and was admitted to the Union in 1816. The State flower is the rose. Illinois was named in 1809, the word signifying, it is said, "superior men."


Lincoln's Home
Title:
Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1910 Aug-19



Lincoln's Home
Title:
Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1905 Oct-8


High School
Title:
High School
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Capitol Building and State Seal
Title:
Capitol Building and State Seal
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


Bushnell Mausoleum and Grounds
Title:
Bushnell Mausoleum and Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Mar-9



West End Convent
Title:
West End Convent
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Lincoln Monument
Title:
Lincoln Monument
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1911 Nov-8



High School Building
Title:
High School Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1911 Oct-14


Lincoln's Home and Eighth Street, Looking North
Title:
Lincoln's Home and Eighth Street, Looking North
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1913 Jul-18



They All Take Their Time in Springfield, Ill
Title:
They All Take Their Time in Springfield, Ill
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1912 Feb-19


Arch of Exposition Building, State Fair Ground
Title:
Arch of Exposition Building, State Fair Ground
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1912 Oct-17



Washington Park - Pavilion
Title:
Washington Park - Pavilion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1918


Lincoln's Tomb
Title:
Lincoln's Tomb
Springfield Illinois (IL), Real Photo unused

Description:
Servius Tullius Stone



State Capitol Building
Title:
State Capitol Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


City Hall
Title:
City Hall
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Little Chum's Lodge
Title:
Little Chum's Lodge
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused


Sangamon County Court House
Title:
Sangamon County Court House
Springfield Illinois (IL), White Border PM Feb-21



Interior of Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery
Title:
Interior of Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1932 Nov-22


Greetings from the Land of Lincoln
Title:
Greetings from the Land of Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Jumbo/Large Format unused

Description:
Lincoln's Tomb in Oak Ridge Cemetery



Abe Lincoln's Home
Title:
Abe Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Jumbo/Large Format unused

Description:
Greetings from the Land of Lincoln Abe Lincoln's Home at Springfield, Illinois. The Lincoln's lived here from 1845 to 1861. The house stands on a corner lot in a quiet residential section


The State Capitol
Title:
The State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Jumbo/Large Format unused

Description:
The Illinois State Capitol Springfield, Illinois The General Assembly authorized the construction of a new Statehouse at Springfield, Illinois, February 25, 1868. Work was begun the same year and the cornerstone was laid October 5, 1868. The Legislature convened in the building for the first time in 1877. The building was not entirely completed until 1888



State Capitol and Abraham Lincoln Statue
Title:
State Capitol and Abraham Lincoln Statue
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused


Court House
Title:
Court House
Springfield Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1923 Sep-20



Illinois State Capital Building
Title:
Illinois State Capital Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Twenty-one years of construction were required for completion of Illinois' Capitol Building. The structure is one of the outstanding examples of public building architecture of the post-Civil War period. Ground was broken on March 11, 1868; the cornerstone laying took place on October 5, 1868; the building was first occupied in 1876, and construction work was finished in 1889. Charles F. Carpentier, Illinois' 29th Secretary of STate, was inaugurated on January 12, 1953


Leland Hotel
Title:
Leland Hotel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen



The Ramada Inn
Title:
The Ramada Inn
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Conveniently located on US Highway 66 south of Interstate 55. Near Illinois State Fairgrounds and shopping centers. Complete hotel service. 125 beautifully decorated rooms... meeting rooms... cocktail lounge... dining room and coffee shop... heated swimming pool... year 'round air conditioning


State Armory
Title:
State Armory
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1909 Jul-28



Arsenal Building
Title:
Arsenal Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1910 Jun-13


Machinery Hall at State Fair Grounds
Title:
Machinery Hall at State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1909 Oct-9



Agricultural Building, Illinois State Fair Grounds
Title:
Agricultural Building, Illinois State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen


Agricultural Building, Illinois State Fair Grounds
Title:
Agricultural Building, Illinois State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1954 Jul-8



St. John's Hospital
Title:
St. John's Hospital
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
H.N. Shonkwiler


St. John's Hospital
Title:
St. John's Hospital
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen PM Aug-31

Description:
C.T. American Art



Holiday Inn East
Title:
Holiday Inn East
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
3100 South 31st St., US 66 bypass and Interstate 55. Lounge, swimming pool, coffee shop, dining room, banquets to 750 persons. Ph. 217-529-5431 - TWX 217-546-0145


Lincoln Monument
Title:
Lincoln Monument
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Lincoln's Home
Title:
Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused


State Capitol
Title:
State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Interior of Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery
Title:
Interior of Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1955

Description:
Final resting place of Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the USA Curt Teich & Co


Illinois Governor's Mansion, Land of Lincoln
Title:
Illinois Governor's Mansion, Land of Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused



Lincoln Library
Title:
Lincoln Library
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1910 Oct-20


Oakridge Cemetery Chapel
Title:
Oakridge Cemetery Chapel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1910 Jun-10



Old State House
Title:
Old State House
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Mar-4


New Supreme Court Building
Title:
New Supreme Court Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1912 Feb-14



The Municipal Building
Title:
The Municipal Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The Municipal Building Seventh and Monroe Streets Springfield, Illinois The Municipal Building is the first building erected in Illinois under the Public Building Commission Act of 1955. The Public Building Commission of Springfield was organized in 1956 by the City Council, with the cooperation of all local Governing Bodies. The Fountain in the foreground was donated by the Roman Cultural Society of Springfield in 1962


West Side of Square
Title:
West Side of Square
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1916 Sep-23



Broadview Motor Court
Title:
Broadview Motor Court
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
U.S. 43, Junction By Pass 66. Approved, State Inspected AA Member, Best Western Motels, AAA. Extra Fine...None Better...Rest in Best. Witt Workman, Owner


The Illinois Governor's Mansion
Title:
The Illinois Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The first appropriation of $15,000 to buy a site and erect an Executive Mansion was made by the Legislature on February 12, 1853. The Mansion was officially opened November 30, 1855. Abraham Lincoln watched the erection of the Mansion. The Mansion has been the home of the Governors of the State of Illinois and a center of Springfields' social life since 1855. In company with Mrs. Lincoln, Abraham Lincoln attended several large parties here Plastichrome



Illinois State Fair
Title:
Illinois State Fair
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Herbert Georg Studio World's greatest State Fair, permanently located in Springfield, Illinois since 1894. This fair is attended annually by more than 1,000,00 people Colourpicture


Illinois State Museum
Title:
Illinois State Museum
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The Illinois State Museum located at Spring and Edwards Streets in Springfield, Illinois, houses outstanding exhibits in Natural Science Anthropology (including Illinois Indians) and Art. This modern two million dollar air-conditioned, fireproof museum was opened February 4, 1963



Lincoln and Herndon Building
Title:
Lincoln and Herndon Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Located at the southwest corner of Sixth and Adams Streets. In this building Abraham Lincoln had his law office from 1843 to 1852. Illinois' first Federal Court and Springfield's first Post Office was located here at the same time. The Lincoln and Herndon building was built in 1839 and restored in 1968 by a group of private citizens Springfield News Agency


Lincoln Depot Museum
Title:
Lincoln Depot Museum
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Site of the Old Greatwestern Railroad Station. On February 11, 1861, Abraham Lincoln left from here to assume the Presidency in Washington. Lincoln's famous Farewell Address is inscribed on the Historic Marker in front of the Depot. The Depot Interior is restored to its exact 1861 appearance Plastichrome



A. Lincoln Motel & Dining Room
Title:
A. Lincoln Motel & Dining Room
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
2927 South Sixth Street - south edge of Springfield on City Route 66. Forty-two deluxe units. Room telephones - Air conditioned - Television - Central Heat - Carpeted - Tiled Baths - Swimming Pool. Visit the Lincoln Shrines and State Capitol buildings. Sight-seeing tours arranged. AAA


Gabriel Body & Paint Shop
Title:
Gabriel Body & Paint Shop
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome PM 1967 Jul-7

Description:
2741 Sullivant 274-9500 In addition to the signs on the front of our building we also perform the following: wheel alignments, under-coating, brake work, and tune ups. Also provided, are loan cars while your wrecked car is being repaired. Fast efficient service at lowest prices. Free estimates



TraveLodge
Title:
TraveLodge
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
One block of Lincoln's home. 60 units. 500 South Ninth, U. S. City 66; 2 blks Noth of U. S. 36-54. Elevator, Air-Conditioned, Electric heat, TV, Heated Swimming Pool, Direct Dial Phones. Toodle House Restaurant. A Member of the World's Largest Network of Fine Motels


St. Nicholas Hotel, when new addition is completed
Title:
St. Nicholas Hotel, when new addition is completed
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1942 May-26

Description:
Springfield's largest and newest hotel. Present Building 350 rooms. Completed building 600 rooms



Hotel Abraham Lincoln
Title:
Hotel Abraham Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused


Leland Hotel
Title:
Leland Hotel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Curt Teich & Co



Illinois-Land of Lincoln
Title:
Illinois-Land of Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Twenty-one years of construction were required for completion of Illinois' Capitol Building. The structure is one of the out-standing examples of public building archtecture of the post-Civil War period. Ground was broken on March 11, 1868; the cornerstone laying took place on October 5, 1868; the building was first occupied in 1876, and construction work was finished in 1889. Charles F. Carpentier, Illinois' 29th Secretary of State, was inaugurated on January 12, 1953


Illinois - Land of Lincoln (State Capitol)
Title:
Illinois - Land of Lincoln (State Capitol)
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Twenty-one years of construction were required for completion of Illinois' Capitol Building. The structure is one of the out-standing examples of public building architecture of the post-Civil War period. Ground was broken on March 11, 1868; the cornerstone laying took place on October 5, 1868; the building was first occupied in 1876, and construction work was finished in 1889. Charles F. Carpentier, Illinois' 29th Secretary of State, was inaugurated on January 12, 1953



Interior of Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery
Title:
Interior of Lincoln Monument, Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
H. H. Shonkwiler, Exclusive Distributor


St. John's Hospital
Title:
St. John's Hospital
Springfield Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1933 Jun-12



St. John's Hospital
Title:
St. John's Hospital
Springfield Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1946 Apr-12


City Hall
Title:
City Hall
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM Apr-8



Cathedray of the Immaculate Conception
Title:
Cathedray of the Immaculate Conception
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused


Holiday Inn
Title:
Holiday Inn
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome PM 1970 Aug-20

Description:
Lounge - Swimming Pool - Coffee Shop Dining Room - Banquets to 200 persons



Illinois Capitol building and Carpenter, Sec'y of State
Title:
Illinois Capitol building and Carpenter, Sec'y of State
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Charles F. Carpentier, Secretary of State ILLINOIS -- Land of Lincoln Twenty-one hears of constrkuction were required for completion of Illinois' Capitol Building. The structure is one of the out-standing examples of public building architecture of the post-Civil War period. Ground was broken on March 11, 1868; the cornerstone laying took place on October 5, 1868; the building was first occupied in 1876, and construction work was finished in 1889. Charles F. Carpentier, Illinois' 29th Secretary of State, was inaugurated on January 12, 1953. ILL. 84067


Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Ill
Title:
Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Ill
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused



Abraham Lincoln's Old Home
Title:
Abraham Lincoln's Old Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Aug-28

Description:
Series 903


Lincoln's Birthplace
Title:
Lincoln's Birthplace
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Lincoln's Birthday Series 155



Sword And Pen
Title:
Sword And Pen
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Home of Abraham Lincoln


Lincoln Monument
Title:
Lincoln Monument
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Governor's Mansion
Title:
Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1908 Feb-19


Baur's, 620 S.1st Street
Title:
Baur's, 620 S.1st Street
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 197,102 Baur's Feature continental cuisine and a variety of atmospheres: the spacious Gallery, Intimate Library, Tiffany Lounge, and Archives Banquet Room.



Leland Hotel
Title:
Leland Hotel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1940 Sep-29

Description:
Series 7A-H537


Illinois State Office Building
Title:
Illinois State Office Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 6C-K2416 The beautiful new State Office Building, erected in 1954-1955, at a cost of $11,500,000, is one of finest and largest of its kind in the United States. The ultra-modern H-shaped building has a total floor space of 445,020 square feet, the equivalent of ten acres. The wings are seven stories high and the center part, eight stories.



Capitol Avenue Looking West
Title:
Capitol Avenue Looking West
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Series 24


Governor's Mansion
Title:
Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1913 Sep-19



Bird's Eye View Of State Capitol
Title:
Bird's Eye View Of State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1931 Jul-15

Description:
Centennial Building and Supreme Court


Capitol Of Illinois Gold Embossed
Title:
Capitol Of Illinois Gold Embossed
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Country Club
Title:
Country Club
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1907 Sep-00


Governors Mansion
Title:
Governors Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1908 Jan-01



State Capitol
Title:
State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1907 Sep-04


Oak Ridge Chapel From Steps Of Lincoln Monument
Title:
Oak Ridge Chapel From Steps Of Lincoln Monument
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Lincoln's Library
Title:
Lincoln's Library
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Governor's Mansion
Title:
Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Oct-02



The Leland Hotel
Title:
The Leland Hotel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Sep-28

Description:
The Leland Hotel, the leading hotel of Springfield, was built in 1867, and has housed hundreds of prominent Americans. The structure is five stories high and contains 235 rooms; it is located at the corner of 6th and Capitol Avenue, and is conducted upon the American Plan.


Christmas Morning, Cathedral Immaculatie Conception
Title:
Christmas Morning, Cathedral Immaculatie Conception
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused



First Christian Church, Sixth and Cook Streets
Title:
First Christian Church, Sixth and Cook Streets
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
First Christian Church, Springfield, Illinois, of pure Gothic architecture, closely following the design of Melrose Abbey in Scotland, stands at the intersection of two of the city's most beautifully shaded residence streets near the business center. Its impressive auditorium is an inspiration to worship.


Dome Of State Capitol Building
Title:
Dome Of State Capitol Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Governor's Mansion



State Capitol Building
Title:
State Capitol Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Oakridge Cemetery Chapel
Title:
Oakridge Cemetery Chapel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1909 Jul-13



Governor's Mansion
Title:
Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1950 Jan-17


Back Parlor Abraham Lincoln's Home
Title:
Back Parlor Abraham Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The Parlor was the scene of many social gatherings and people of great prominence were entertained here. The original wall paper has been reproduced and the draperies are copies of those the Lincolns used



Front Parlor Abraham Lincoln's Home
Title:
Front Parlor Abraham Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
This is the only home Lincoln ever owned and was occupied from 1844 until the family moved to Washington in 1861. Here three sons were born, Edward, William and Thomas; and here Edward died. The house was built in 1839 by the Rev. Charles Dresser, the Episcopal Minister, who married Lincoln and Mary Todd three years later. Abraham Lincoln bought this house in 1844 for $1500. originally a story and a half the full second story was added in 1856 for $1300 and the North front room became Mr. Lincoln's bedroom. The house contains many of the original Lincoln possessions and is open to the public from 9 A.M. to 5 P. M. daily.


Sangamon County Court House
Title:
Sangamon County Court House
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The Sangamon County Court House was formerly the Illinois State Capitol (from 1840-1876). The old State House is replete with memories of Abraham Lincoln. Here in the Supreme Court Chambers he argued approximately two hundred cases and on June 16, 1853 he delivered his famous "House Divided" Speech. On May 3 and 4, 1865 the body of Lincoln lay here in state.



The Governor's Mansion
Title:
The Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Situated on a beautifully landscaped knoll on Jackson between Fourth and Fifth Streets is an imposing brick structure - The Executive Mansion, official home of Illinois Governors since 1855. The first official act of the General Assembly looking towards the erection of the present Governor's Mansion was approved in 1853. In November,1855, Governor Joel A. Matteson and his family moved into the newly completed structure, thus becoming the first Governor to occupy the Mansion, which since then has been the home of Illinois Governors.


State House Inn, 101 East Adams St.
Title:
State House Inn, 101 East Adams St.
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
One Block From state Capitol 150 Rooms, Restaurant, Free packing



The Centennial Building
Title:
The Centennial Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The Centennial Building Commemorates the hundredth anniversary of the admission of the State to the Union. The exterior of the Centennial Building is of limestone. Names of prominent Illinoisans are inscribed in a frieze near the top of the structure on all four sides.


The Illinois State Museum, Spring &  Edwards Streets
Title:
The Illinois State Museum, Spring & Edwards Streets
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The Illinois State Museum located at Spring and Edwards Streets in Springfield, Illinois, houses outstanding exhibits in Natural Science, Anthropology (including Illinois Indians), and Art. This modern two million dollar air-conditioned, fireproof museum was opened February 4,1963.



Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon, Washington Park
Title:
Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon, Washington Park
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon Washington Park Springfield, Illinois


Illinois Governor's Mansion
Title:
Illinois Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Springfield, Illinois in the Land of Lincoln



The Illinois State Museum, Spring and Edwards Street
Title:
The Illinois State Museum, Spring and Edwards Street
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The Illinois State Museum located at spring and Edwards Streets in Springfield, Illinois, houses outstanding exhibits in Natural Science, Anthropology (including Illinois Indians), and Art. This modern two million dollar air-conditioned, fireproof museum was opened February 4, 1963.


Leland Hotel
Title:
Leland Hotel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Oct-22



Post Office
Title:
Post Office
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1909 Nov-11


New Post Office
Title:
New Post Office
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused



Aerial View Illinois State Fair Grounds
Title:
Aerial View Illinois State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Illinois State Fair - Springfield Aug. 14-23 Gov. WM. G. Stratton


State Capitol
Title:
State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1908



Greetings from Illinois State Fair
Title:
Greetings from Illinois State Fair
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
World's greatest State Fair, permanently located in Springfield, Illinois since 1894. This fair is attended annually by more than 1,000,000 people.


First Christian Church
Title:
First Christian Church
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Title:
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen


First Christian Church,Sixth and Cook streets
Title:
First Christian Church,Sixth and Cook streets
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen

Description:
First Christian Church,Springfiel,Ilinois,of pure Gothic architecture,closely following the design of Melrose Abbey in Scotland,stands at the intersection of two of the city's most beautifully shaded residence streets near the business center.Its impressi



Saint Joseph Chapel
Title:
Saint Joseph Chapel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Franciscan Brothers of the Holy Cross Springfield, Illinois.


Amphitheatre
Title:
Amphitheatre
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
State Fair Grounds



Governor's Mansion
Title:
Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Jackson, Edwards, Fourth and Fifth Streets. The Governor's Mansion is a three-story white house of twenty-eight rooms, built of superior brick masonry, and located on a beautiful knoll in the heart of Springfield. The mansion has been the home of the Governors of the State of Illinois and a center of Springfield's social life since 1856. Lincoln watched the erection of the mansion and, in company with Mrs. Lincoln, attended several large parties there.


Historic Sangamon County Court House
Title:
Historic Sangamon County Court House
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
This stately building was the fifth capitol of Illinois. The cornerstone was laid on July 4, 1837, and the building was completed in 1853. It is rich in Lincoln association. Abraham Lincoln, in addition to serving in the legislature, appeared and argued many cases before the supreme Court, located in the edifice, and made frequent use of the State and Supreme Court Libraries. In this building, he first took issue with Stephen Douglas in his famous "House Divided Against Itself" speech, here were his headquarters during his 1860 campaign for the Presidency.



Bird's Eye View Of State Capitol
Title:
Bird's Eye View Of State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Centennial Building and supreme Court building


Governor's Mansion
Title:
Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Jackson, Edwards, Fourth and Fifth Streets. The Governor's Mansion is a three-story white house of twenty-eight rooms, built of superior brick mansonry, and located on a beautiful knoll in the heart of Springfield. The mansion has been the home of the governors of the State of Illinois and a center of Springfield's social life since 1856. Lincoln watched the erection of the mansion and, in company with Mrs. Lincoln, attended several large parties there.



Governor's Mansion
Title:
Governor's Mansion
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused


State Capitol Building
Title:
State Capitol Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Greetings from Springfield Large Letter
Title:
Greetings from Springfield Large Letter
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Lincoln Home, Lincoln Monument, Court House, Lincoln Hotel, Dam, Beach, Lindsay Bridge, State House, Centennial Building, Illinois Building, Lincoln Statue.


The Illinois State Capitol
Title:
The Illinois State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The General Assembly authorized the construction of a new Statehouse at Springfield, Illinois February 25, 1868. Work was begun the same year and the Cornerstone was laid October 5, 1868. The Legislature convened in the building for the first time in 1877. The building was not entirely completed until 1888.



State Capitol
Title:
State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Real Photo unused


Illinois State Capitol
Title:
Illinois State Capitol
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome PM 1961

Description:
The Illinois State Capitol was built at a cost of more than $4,500,00. Ground was broken on March 11, 1868 and still unfinished this building was first occupied in 1876. It wasn't until 1866 that the present Capitol was completed. The extreme length of the building from North to South is 379 feet, and from East to West 268 feet. The height from the ground line to the top of the dome is 361 feet, and to the tip of the flagstaff 405 feet. The highest building in Central Illinois.



Post Office
Title:
Post Office
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back


Empty Street with Church and Telephone Poles
Title:
Empty Street with Church and Telephone Poles
Springfield Illinois (IL), Real Photo PM 1907 Nov-18



Bird's Eye View of Illinois Watch Factory
Title:
Bird's Eye View of Illinois Watch Factory
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1907 May-24


Illustration - Lincoln Residence, Lincoln-Douglas Campaign 1856 Reception
Title:
Illustration - Lincoln Residence, Lincoln-Douglas Campaign 1856 Reception
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused



Interior View Abraham Lincoln's Old Home
Title:
Interior View Abraham Lincoln's Old Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back


The Municipal Buildings, Seventh and Monroe Streets
Title:
The Municipal Buildings, Seventh and Monroe Streets
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
The Municipal Building is the first building erected in Illinois under the Public Building Commission Act of 1955. The Public Building Commission of Springfield was organized in 1956 by the City Council, with the cooperation of all local governing bodies. The fountain in the foreground was donated by the Roman Cultural Society of Springfield in 1962



Majestic Theatre
Title:
Majestic Theatre
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1914 May-15


Camp Lincoln
Title:
Camp Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back



Capitol Avenue Showing State Capitol in Distance and the Leland Hotel at the Right
Title:
Capitol Avenue Showing State Capitol in Distance and the Leland Hotel at the Right
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Apr-22


Camp Lincoln National Guard Entrance
Title:
Camp Lincoln National Guard Entrance
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1906 Jul-23



Entrance, Illinois State Fair Grounds
Title:
Entrance, Illinois State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Southern View Motel
Title:
Southern View Motel
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
On Rt. 66, South; Phone 529-1686; DeLuxe lodging; dining room; conference room; wall-to-wall carpeting; room phones; tile baths; TV; complete air conditioning; cribs



Stevie's Latin Village
Title:
Stevie's Latin Village
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome PM 1955 Aug-4

Description:
The history of the Latin Village which started in business in 1949, has increased its capacity from twenty-four to one hundred and thirty. Each dish is cooked, FOR YOU. An adventure in Taste Specializing in Sizzling Steaks - Sicilian Italian Spaghetti - Garlic Bread and other foods that are appealing to the Palate. Also serving delicious drinks from our Bar


Sacred Heart Academy in Springfield, Illinois
Title:
Sacred Heart Academy in Springfield, Illinois
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused



Fleetwood Restaurant
Title:
Fleetwood Restaurant
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Dave Beatty Studios E-Z off and on I-55 at exit 100 Sangamon Avenue or Clear Lake exit 98-B. Spend a day in our city and visit the historic Lincoln Shrines. Open 24 hours daily serving delicious food at moderate prices


Dress Parade at Camp Lincoln
Title:
Dress Parade at Camp Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1911 Sep-11



The Lincoln Home
Title:
The Lincoln Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), White Border PM 1933 Jul-17

Description:
Corner Eighth and Jackson Streets. Abraham Lincoln and his family occupied this house from May 2nd, 1844, until the time of their departure for Washington in 1861. In this house three of his children were born


We're having a wonderful time at the Illinois State Fair
Title:
We're having a wonderful time at the Illinois State Fair
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Orville E. Hodge, Granite City, Auditor of Public Accounts, State of Illinois. Banker, realtor, insurance executive, farmer and former legislator, he was inaugurated Jan. 12, 1953 for a four-year term



Looking West on Capitol Ave. from City Route U.S. 66
Title:
Looking West on Capitol Ave. from City Route U.S. 66
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen

Description:
Library Hotel, 717 East Capitol Ave., Phone 8-5675, Springfield, Illinois. 51 large outside rooms. 1 block from Abraham Lincoln's home - the only home he ever owned


Meadow Gold Butter Display--Illinois State Fair
Title:
Meadow Gold Butter Display--Illinois State Fair
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
A SOUVENIR OF BEATRICE FOODS CO. Meadow Gold Products 1898 - 1948 FINE FOODS FOR FIFTY YEARS BUTTER - ICE CREAM - MILK - CHEESE THE MEADOW GOLD BUTTER COW WAS MADE FROM REAL BUTTER. IT WEIGHS 600 POUNDS AND WAS COMPLETED IN THREE DAYS. THE SCULPTOR IS J. E. WALLACE OF DELAND, FLORIDA



Watching the Airship from Sears, Roebuck & Co's. Exhibit, Illinois State Fair Grounds
Title:
Watching the Airship from Sears, Roebuck & Co's. Exhibit, Illinois State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back


West Grand Boulevard, Washington Park
Title:
West Grand Boulevard, Washington Park
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1914 Jul-4



Greetings From Camp Lincoln
Title:
Greetings From Camp Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) PM 1907 Jun-29


Inn Of The Lamplighter Motel And Dining Room
Title:
Inn Of The Lamplighter Motel And Dining Room
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 37216 Spacious, quiet 8 acre location 3½ miles South of Springfield, Illinois on U. S. 66. Two heated Pools, secluded outdoor and tropical indoor; picturesque lagoon; fireplace and color television in lobby; cocktail service.



The Home Of Abraham Lincoln
Title:
The Home Of Abraham Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Series 51658


Arsenal
Title:
Arsenal
Springfield Illinois (IL), Post Card (Undivided Back) unused

Description:
Series 122-8



Lake Scene In Washington Park
Title:
Lake Scene In Washington Park
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Pavilion, Washington Park
Title:
Pavilion, Washington Park
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Arcade Building At The Zoo
Title:
Arcade Building At The Zoo
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Series 933


Illinois State Arsenal
Title:
Illinois State Arsenal
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Ferguson Bldg, Sixth and Monroe Streets
Title:
Ferguson Bldg, Sixth and Monroe Streets
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1908 Aug-28

Description:
Series 944


Bathing Beach From Beach House, Lake Springfield
Title:
Bathing Beach From Beach House, Lake Springfield
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Series 5A-H1605



Second Regiment Of Illinois Entering Camp Lincoln
Title:
Second Regiment Of Illinois Entering Camp Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1912

Description:
Series 908


Home Office Franklin Life Insurance Co
Title:
Home Office Franklin Life Insurance Co
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Series 5C-K2509 Distinguished Service Since 1884



Amusement Camp Lincoln
Title:
Amusement Camp Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM Sep-28


Historic Sangamon County Court House
Title:
Historic Sangamon County Court House
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
This stately building was the fifth capitol of Illinois. The cornerstone was laid on July 4, 1837, and the building was completed in 1853. It is rich in Lincoln associations. Abraham Lincoln, in addition to serving in the legislature, appeared and argued many cases before the Supreme Court, located in the edifice, and made frequent use of the State and Supreme Court Libraries. In the building, he first took issue with Stephen Douglas in his famous "House Divided Against Itself" speech, here were his headquarters during his 1860 campaign for the Presidency.



Lincoln Tomb
Title:
Lincoln Tomb
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1960 Nov-19

Description:
The foundation for the tomb was laid in 1869 and the superstructure was completed in 1871 at a cost of $180000. In 1901 it was rebuilt at a cost of $100000 and in 1931 a appropriation of $ 175000 was voted to rebuild the structure. The obelisk rises 117 feet above the sidewalk and the base of the structure is seventy feet square and fifteen feet high. The monument contains the bodies of Abraham Lincoln-16th President of the U.S.A.-Mrs. Lincoln and three of the four Lincoln children


Union Station And Train
Title:
Union Station And Train
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back



Washington Park
Title:
Washington Park
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1914 Sep-22


Front Parlor Abraham Lincoln's Home
Title:
Front Parlor Abraham Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
This is the only home Lincoln ever owned and was occupied from 1844 until the family moved to Washington in 1861. Here three sons were born, Edward, William and Thomas; and here Edward died. The house was built in 1839 by the Rev. Charles Dresser, the Episcopal Minister, who married Lincoln and Mary Todd three years later. Abraham Lincoln bought this house in 1844 for $1500. Originally a story and a half the full second story was added in 1856 for $1300 and the North front room became Mr. Lincoln's bedroom. The house contains many of the original Lincoln possessions and is open to the public from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. daily.



Abraham Lincoln's Home
Title:
Abraham Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The Lincoln Home Northeast corner of Eighth and Jackson Streets. Lincoln Mrs. Lincoln and their infant son, Robert, moved into this house in the spring of 1844. and this was their home until they left for Washington in 1861. Three sons, Edward, William and Thomas, were born in this house the only one Lincoln ever owned and Edward died here. The house was built in 1839 by Rev. Charles Dresser who married Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd in 1842. Lincoln bought this house from Dresser for $1500 in 1844 and in 1856, the full second story foundation for the fence was built in 1850. The home is open to the public from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. daily.


Entrance Abraham Lincoln's Home
Title:
Entrance Abraham Lincoln's Home
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
Northeast Corner of Eighth and Jackson. This is the only home Lincoln ever owned and was occupied from 1844 until the family moved to Washington in 1861. Here three sons were born, Edward, William and Thomas; and here Edward died. The house was built in 1839 by the Rev. Charles Dresser, the Episcopal Minister, who married Lincoln and Mary Todd three years later. Abraham Lincoln bought this house in 1844 for $1500. Originally a story and a half the full second story was added in 1856 for $1300 and the North front room became Mr. Lincoln's bedroom. The house contains many of the original Lincoln possessions and is open to the public from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. daily.



Lincoln Diorama
Title:
Lincoln Diorama
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The Springfield Campaign Rally was a large and most magnificent political demonstration. It was composed of delegations of Illinois Wide Awake Clubs which had been organized throughout the country to further Lincoln's Presidential Campaign. Lincoln, surrounded by intimate friends, reviewed an eight mile parade which passed his home from early morning until afternoon.


Lincoln Tomb Oak Ridge Cemetery
Title:
Lincoln Tomb Oak Ridge Cemetery
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The foundation for the tomb was laid in 1869 and the superstructure was completed in 1871 at a cost of $180,000. In 1901 it was rebuilt at a cost of $100,000 and in 1931 an appropriation of $175,000 was voted to rebuild the structure. The obelisk rises 117 feet above the sidewalk and the base of the structure is seventy feet square and fifteen feet high. The monument contains the bodies of Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the U. S. A.-Mrs. Lincoln and three of the four Lincoln children.



Horticultural Bldg, State Fair Grounds
Title:
Horticultural Bldg, State Fair Grounds
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1907 Oct-17


Illinois State Arsenal
Title:
Illinois State Arsenal
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused



Illinois National Bank
Title:
Illinois National Bank
Springfield Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Capitol Avenue
Title:
Capitol Avenue
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
View showing the State Capital, built in 1868-1888, the First Methodist Church, erected in 1884, and the Abraham Lincoln Hotel. Springfield, settled in 1818, was selected in 1821 as the Country Seat of Sangamon Country. In 1837 it was made the Capital of Illinois.



Capitol Avenue
Title:
Capitol Avenue
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
View showing the State Capitol, built in 1868-1888, the First Methodist Church, erected in 1884, and the Abraham Lincoln Hotel. Springfield, settled in 1818, was selected in 1821 as the County Seat of Sangamon County. In 1837 it was made the Capital of Illinois.


Springfield The Capital City Of Illinois
Title:
Springfield The Capital City Of Illinois
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Settled in 1818-19 by trappers and hunters from South Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky, and named the County Seat of Sangaman County in 1823. Selected as the State Capital in 1837 through the efforts of Abraham Lincoln and eight other members of the Illinois Legislature, Known, because they were all over six feet in height as the "Long Nine." The capital was then in Vandalia. The State Legislature first assembled ion Springfield in 1839. Springfield is widely known as the home and final resting place of Abraham Lincoln.



A.S.H.C. Greets You From Springfield
Title:
A.S.H.C. Greets You From Springfield
Springfield Illinois (IL), Real Photo unused

Description:
The Eleventh Annual. All states National Hobby show and convention. Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Springd. Illinois, July 1959.


Historic Sangamon County Court House
Title:
Historic Sangamon County Court House
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused

Description:
The Sangamon County Court House was formerly the Illinois State Capitol (from 1840 - 1876). The old State House is replete with memories of Abraham Lincoln, Here in the Supreme Court Chambers he argued approximately two hundred cases and on June 16, 1853 he delivered his famous "House Divided" Speech. On May 3 and 4, 1865 the body of Lincoln lay here in state.



Supreme Court Building
Title:
Supreme Court Building
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen unused


Former State House At Springfield
Title:
Former State House At Springfield
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Located in the city square of Springfield, Illinois, the present Sangaman County Court House served as the fifth capitol of the State of Illinois. The building is rich in Lincoln lore and it was here he made his famous "house divided" speech when he took issue with Stephen A. Douglas.



Greetings From Illinois
Title:
Greetings From Illinois
Springfield Illinois (IL), Linen PM 1949

Description:
State Capital in Springfield. State Flower the Violet. Nickname - Prairie State 1940 Population - 7,897,241 Area in Sq. Miles - 56,665 Entered the Union, Dec. 3, 1818.


Home of Abraham Lincoln
Title:
Home of Abraham Lincoln
Springfield Illinois (IL), Chrome unused

Description:
Home of Abraham Lincoln, Eighth and Jackson Streets, Springfield, Illinois, 1844-1861. Here the three younger Lincoln sons were born. Here Lincoln was notified of his nomination to the Presidency. Deeded to the State of Illinois in 1887 by son Robert.



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