Newberry Library Daily Life Along the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad
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Main Street, Canton, Ill.
Main Street, Canton, Ill.
TitleMain Street, Canton, Ill.
CreatorLee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created1948-05
Extent (Original)1 negative : b&w
8 x 11 cm. (3 x 4 in.)
Medium (Original)Negatives
DescriptionView of a commercial street, with buildings on one side and the town square on the other. Business that can be seen are the Westinghouse appliance store, Canton Drugs, Roy Huff Real Estate, Nyal Drugs, a jewelry and wallpaper store, a dentists' office (Dr. Blocher and Dr. Glenn), Nunn-Bush Shoes, a cinema (showing Bob Hope in "Where There's Life, " Pfister, and Ned Mann's. Other businesses can be seen around the square, but their names are obscured by the trees.
Note 1Photograph titles supplied from Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Granger project scrapbook captions.
Note 2Selected photographs published in Granger country : a pictorial social history of the Burlington Railroad / edited by Lloyd Lewis and Stanley Pargellis. Boston : Little, Brown, 1949.
TypeStillImage
Coverage (Spatial) 1Canton (Ill.)
Coverage (Spatial) 240.563062, -90.040599
Coverage (Temporal)1948
Contributors 1Lewis, Lloyd, 1891-1949
Contributors 2Pargellis, Stanley McCrory, 1898-
Contributors 3Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company
Photo NumberGranger 577
CollectionDaily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (Newberry Library)
Is Part OfChicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Company Archives
Extent (Digital)7714 KB
Medium (Digital)jpeg
Date Issued (Digital)2009-08-11
PublisherNewberry Library
RightsAll rights reserved by the Newberry Library. Permission to reproduce in any format must be requested in writing. Contact Photoduplication Department, Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton St., Chicago, IL 60610. Phone: 312-255-3566 E-mail: photoduplication@newberry.org
FilenameCBQGR577.jpg
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