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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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An official proclamation from the city of Springfield that gives special recognition to Lithuanian Americans on May 19th. Created in 2012 for the unveiling of a historical marker dedicated to Lithuanian Americans and the old St. Vincent de Paul…

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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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Multiple public records as well as a family bible entry that prove the Snow family lived across the street from Abraham Lincoln.

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The photo is accompanied by a short excerpt explaining the founding and expansion of the Springfield Hospital and Training School. This hospital would later become Memorial Medical Center.

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Photograph of Springfield, IL city champion softball team of Paris Cleaners. Top third from left is Mary Martin.

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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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Double-sided Faith Coalition for the Common Good Pamphlet. This organization has a chapter in Springfield, Illinois. One of its primary missions is to ensure equal opportunities for all, regardless of race, providing a living wage, economic growth,…
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