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

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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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On official stationary, President-Elect Ronald Reagan thanks John Homeier of Springfield, Illinois, for his and unnamed others' attendance at Reagan and Nancy Reagan's home on October 25, 1980. Reagan tells Homeier that the election of himself,…

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Republican Presidential Candidate Ronald Reagan implores John F. Homeier of Springfield, Illinois to come to Reagan's and Nancy Reagan’s home, “Wexford”, near Washington DC, on October 25, 1980 to discuss the critical financial status of their…

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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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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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1983 Jim Dunham Mayoral Campaign Sign, "DUNHAM, Mayor for all Springfield." Brother-in-law to Ossie Langfelder, James Dunham (D) ran for the office of Mayor of Springfield, IL in 1983 but lost in the general municipal election against J. Michael…

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Campaign sign for Ossie Langfelder for Commissioner of Streets. Mr. Langfelder served two terms in this post prior to his election as Mayor of Springfield in 1987. The sign is either from his first campaign for the post in 1978 or his second in 1982.

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Campaign sign for Josh Langfelder County Recorder (D) from either his 2008, 2012, or 2016 election bid to the office. He has been successful in attaining and holding the office since 2008.
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