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Elizabeth Skadden, the Amelia Earhart of Springfield, Illinois, 1929. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register

Top to Bottom: Samples of Kellogs cereal given out, Norge refrigerators at apt complex on 7th, IL State Police get new Thompson Sub-Machine Guns, North End Dry Cleaner, Yo-Yo Contest, New Police Motorcycles, Newsboys Free Admission to Orpheum and Sears Gives Free Bikes to Cycling Club. Springfield, Illinois. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register

Elizabeth Skadden, the Amelia Earhart of Springfield, Illinois, 1929. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register

Herbert Hoover conducting the Lincoln Tomb re-dedication ceremony. Sprinfield, IL 1931. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register

The Lincoln Home after 1858 Republican Rally. Springfield, Illinois

Believe it or not, the Lincoln Home, when it was still a private residence. Springfield, Illinois 1921

Oakridge Cemetery, Springfield, Illinois, during Victorian times

The Tinsley Building 6th and Adams. Springfield, Illinois 1840's.

The Tinsley Building 6th and Adams. Springfield, Illinois 1840's.

Alton Station (Washington Street) ticket office 1949. Springfield, Illinois. Courtesy of State Journal-Register.

The National Guard leaving for Camp McCoy, Wisconsin from Alton Station (Washington Street) 1949. Springfield, Illinois. Courtesy of the State Journal Register

The Old Arsenal. Springfield, Illinois.

The Abraham Lincoln, train no. 2, enroute to Texas 1963. Springfield, Illinois.

The Alton Limited, passing Iles Tower 1939. Springfield, Illinois

Union Station 1879. Springfield, Illinois

Lincoln's Funeral at the Old State Capitol 1865. Springfield, Illinois. Courtesy of the Abraham Lincoln Presedential Library.

Lincoln's Funeral, Old State Capitol, 1865. Springfield, Illinois. Courtesy of the Abraham Lincoln Presedential Library.

Lincoln's Funeral Train 1865.

Lincoln's Funeral Carriage

Lincoln Home Decorated for Lincoln Funeral. Springfield, Illinois 1865. Courtesy of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library.

Alton Station 1850's. Springfield, Illinois

Harry Loper's Restaraunt 1908. Springfield, Illinois

Sangamon County Jail during the 1908 Race Riot. Springfield, Illinois

Handy Andy Market (Humphrey's) ca 1920. Springfield, Illinois. Courtesy of the Illinois Times.

Westside of the public Square. Springfield, Illinois 1858. Courtesy of the University of Chicago Libraries

Cozy Dog Drive-In on MacArthur 1950's. Springfield, Illinois

Cozy Dog Drive-In on 6th Street 1950's. Springfield Illinois

Charles Lindbergh and Phil Love on the first Chicago-Springfield-Peoria air-mail run, April 15, 1926.

Conrad Greisser, Brew Master at Reisch Brewery. This picture was taken before Prohibition. Courtesy of www.reischbrewing...

Reisch Beer Wagon 1906. Courtesy of www.reischbrewing...

The aftermath of the 1908 Race Riot

Abraham Lincoln Hotel lobby 1951. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register. Click the photo to read an article on the building.

Abraham Lincoln Hotel 1944. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register

Springfield Illinois, 1954. Looking down Capitol Street at the corner of 6th. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register

Sen. Peter Miller ice skating up Capitol Ave 1949. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register. Click the photo to read article

Christmas Parade 1929. Genevieve Buckles "Little Queen". Courtesy of the State Journal-Register. Click photo for article

Christmas Parade 1929. Springfield, Illinois. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register

The Herndon Building 5th and Capitol. Springfield, Illinois, late 1920's. Courtesy of the State Journal-Register

Springfield Illinois. 5th and South Grand Ave (ca 1971). Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives

Springfield, Illinois. 5th and Southgrand, 1950's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. 5th and Southgrand, 1950's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. 9th and Northgrand Ave E. (ca 1950). Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Steak N Shake 710 Southgrand Ave E. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Pease's Candy and Chicken Delight 1960. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Sears 2nd and Southgrand 1970's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Spring and Cook 1950's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. 9th and Northgrand Ave E. (ca 1950). Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Steak N Shake 710 Southgrand Ave E. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln Hotel 1950's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln Hotel 1964. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln Hotel 1968. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Don's Drive-in. Cherry Rd. and MacArthur 1956. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Jack Robinson's 1977. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Jack Robinson's 1960's. Courtesy of Sangamon Valley Archives and Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, Illinois. Jack Robinson's 1950's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Moonlight Garden skate rink 1940's. Courtesy of Sangamon Valley Archives and Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, Illinois. Pantheon Theater 1946. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Pease's Candy and Chicken Delight 1960. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Sears 2nd and Southgrand 1970's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Spring and Cook 1950's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Springfield Highschool 1918. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Springfield Speedway. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. Stevie's Latin Village (ca 1955). Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. The Southern-Aire 1969 (Chesepeake Seafood House). Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. The Mill. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. The Georgian. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. The Lake Club 1948. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois. The Lake Club. Courtesy of Sangamon Valley Archives and Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, Illinois. Gottschalk Grocery 1926. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. Old Lincoln Library reading room. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. Old Lincoln Library research room. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. Old Lincoln Library 1900's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. Old Lincoln Library. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. State Capitol Building then and now. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, Illinois. 5th Street during the 1900's showing the World's Fair arches. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, IL. Old Lincoln Library. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. Virgil Hickox House (AKA Norb Andy's Tabarin). Courtesy of Springfield Rewind.

Abraham Lincoln home then and Now. Springfield,IL. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, IL. Old State Capitol then and now. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind.

Abraham Lincoln lying in state

Springfield, Illinois. Tom Thumb Grocery 1950's. MacArthur Blvd. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. South Town Theater 1930's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. The Esquire Theater MacArthur and South Grand 1949. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archive.

Springfield, Illinois. The Roxy Theater 1958. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois 1970. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. The Royal Theater 1920. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. The Royal Theater then and now (The Blue Door). Courtesy of Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, Illinois 1934. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. The Senate Theater 1948. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois 1965. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. The Star Theater 1908. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL. The Strand Theater 1920's. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois 1934. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, Illinois 1956. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield Illinois 1962. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL Trolley Car 1929. 200 block of S. 5th Street. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield, IL Trolley Car 1930. 200 block of S. 5th Street. Courtesy of Sangamon Valley Archives and Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, IL Trolley Car 1930. 200 block of S. 5th Street. Courtesy of Sangamon Valley Archives and Springfield Rewind.

Springfield, Illinois Trolley Car Monroe and 5th Street 1930. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.

Springfield Illinois Trolley Car. Last Ride New Year's Eve 1937. Courtesy of Springfield Rewind and Sangamon Valley Archives.