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East Douglas Street Sciota early 1900s
East Douglas Street Sciota early 1900s
TitleEast Douglas Street Sciota early 1900s
Photo Number000065.JPG
CollectionDigital Image Collection (Western Illinois University)
KeywordsSciota Streets Buildings Snow Winter
Subject HeadingSciota--Streets (Douglas)
Description"This winter image of Sciota shows East Douglas Street looking west in the early 20th century, when the town had more than 300 residents. The large building in the center is E.E. Sapp's general store, and the smaller brick building to the right of it is the Sciota National Bank. Sapp also operated one of Sciota's three grain elevators, located across the street. In the lower right is George Elmer Bryan's store, established in 1912 in an old Christian church building, where the post office was also located until that building burned in 1931." "McDonough County Historic Sites, " by John E. Hallwas, p. 44.
Source/Publisher/DonorCourtesy of Mrs. Henry Hensley.
Aux. Photo# SlideSlide 168
Location of Original PhotoPhoto file--Sciota folder--Sciota--Streets
RightsWIU Libraries Archives & Special Collections -- All Rights Reserved. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, contact the WIU Archives and Special Collections at malpass-archives@wiu.edu.
Timestamp20050406190550
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