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  • Tags: 20th Century

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A set of scrapbooks dedicated to photographs of the Lithuanian American people of the Springfield area. Filled with photos that have been collected from the 40s and onwards. Contain many pictures of the Lithuanian Catholic Church as well.

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organ pipe from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The Church was built in 1909 and demolished in 1976. Most of its congregation was Lithuanian immigrants and their descendants. Lithuanians immigrated to Springfield Illinois to work in the coal…

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A photo of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Springfield Illinois, on the corner of 8th and Enos. Taken June 15th, 1945. A Lithuanian cardinal stands in the center. Also pictured is a statue from St. Casimir's College in the Vatican which was…

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Family photo of Lithuanian immigrants from 1909. They first arrived in Pennsylvania and moved to Illinois. They lived on Peoria Rd, Springfield, Illinois.

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This photo, likely taken at Reagan's Washington, DC home, "Westwood" in late October 1980, just prior to the general election that propelled Reagan into the White House. John Homeier (right), a successful central Illinois businessman, is seen in the…

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The photo was taken in 1979 when Gary Hannig was first elected as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives. He would go on to represent the 98th District until 2009. He resigned his position when Governor Pat Quinn appointed him…

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The picture shows Gary Hannig (on the left) with Alan Dixon. Bill Redman is in the background.
The photo was taken in 1979, when Gary Hannig was first elected as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives. He would go on to…

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Campaign Sign for Ossie Langfelder (D) for Mayor of Springfield, Illinois. Mr. Langfelder served two terms as Mayor from 1987-1995. It is unknown whether this sign was used for the initial campaign in 1986 or the re-election campaign of 1990 or…

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Double-sided campaign flyer for the election of Ossie Langfelder for Mayor of Springfield, Illinois. Langfelder served two terms as Springfield's mayor, from 187-1995. Since nowhere on the flyer is the term, "re-election," the supposition can be made…

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Tin/metal version of the State Journal-Register Front Page that shows Mayor Ossie Langfelder getting a hug and kiss from his wife after securing his re-election bid as Springfield, Illinois's mayor. Dated April 3, 1991, the front page also shows the…
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