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Woodstock's Singing Mouse

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A mouse, caught at the Chicago Industrial Home for Children in Woodstock in 1936, brought fame and a bit of fortune to the city and the Children's…

401 W. Jackson Always Inn Postcard

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This postcard, published circa 1910, shows the Cyrus Durfee House, 401 W. Jackson, during the years it was a hotel. Cyrus Durfee built his "mansion"…

Corner of Benton and E. Judd

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The brick buildings on the northeast corner of North Benton and East Judd house several businesses and offices. At the time this photo was taken, the…