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Airview of city of Peoria, Illinois in 1946.
Airview of city of Peoria, Illinois in 1946.
TitleAirview of city of Peoria, Illinois in 1946.
Aerial views
DescriptionThe slide reads "air photo of city-1946." The photograph is an aerial view of the city of Peoria, Illinois taken in 1946. The area shown is downtown Peoria, Illinois and a portion of the area south of downtown. In the center of the picture are two buildings' towers or domes at the top, the First National Bank Building and the Peoria County Courthouse (corners of Main and Jefferson). To the left of these buildings are the multi story Pere Marquette Hotel and the large white building which was the Post Office (now the federal building). Just in front of the Pere Marquette Hotel is Sacred Heart Catholic Church (note steeple) and across the street from Sacred Heart is the Peoria City Hall. The area in the upper part of the picture is the Illinois River including a barge traveling past Peoria, .
PublisherBradley University Library
Format35mm Slide
SourcePHS slide collection
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CollectionPeoria Historical Society Image Collection
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