Great River Road, 2016

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1820 Census of Madison County Manufacturing This is a transcribed copy of the 1820 federal census of Madison County manufacturing. The page this was taken from lists seven Illinois counties; this copy only lists Madison County. It describes four manufacturing establishments in Madison County that manufacture flour, whisky, lumber, and leather, including various details such as number of workers and business profit and expenses. Please note that at the time of the 1820 census, Madison County was much larger than its current boundaries. See Border History of Madison County. 1820 July 12, 2017
Wicker Room Crew at Owens-Illinois Glass Factory The Wicker Room Crew (23 females 9 males) standing outside of the factory featuring glass bottles with wicker tightly woven around them. Unknown November 15, 2016