Great River Road, 2016

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Souvenir-Album of Our Boys In the Great World's War, 1914-1918: St. Paul Lutheran Church This book was produced by St. Paul Lutheran Church of Hamel, Illinois to honor the church's members who served in the United States Armed Forces during World War I. The book pictures every member who served along with a brief biography and description of their service in the war. Other WWI-era documents produced by church members are also featured in this album. Circa 1920s April 11, 2019
Ethel and Jim Hirsch Welcoming Returning Soldiers after World War II in a Highland Bar This photograph shows Ethel and Jim Hirsch (far left) and others welcoming home soldiers returning from World War II in a Highland. Various photographs of soldiers are hanging on the shelf behind Ethel and Jim. The identity of the bar is unknown. One possibility is Kid Walter’s Place, which Ethel and Jim bought in 1952. That bar became known as Ethel's and is still open as of 2018. Circa 1945 August 27, 2018