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  • Collection: Jewish Life in Champaign-Urbana

Night photo of Eisner's food store in Urbana at the Lincoln Square location.

Eisner's food store workers look over the plans for the new location at Lincoln Square in Urbana.

Eisner Complete Food Store ready for opening day at their Lincoln Square location in Urbana.

Eisner Complete Food Store opened for business at Lincoln Square location in Urbana.

The southwest corner of Main and Market Streets faced the Illinois Central Station, and in 1862 was Champaign’s most active business district. The first floor housed the Great Western Clothing Store owned by Sol Bernstein; the second floor held the…

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The Illinois Glove Co. employees. Sam Shmikler is pictured in the second row from the bottom, center, wearing a white dress shirt and thick black tie.

The W. Lewis & Co. Department Store was destroyed in Champaign’s St. Patrick Day Fire, March 17, 1915.

Joseph Kuhn portrait

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Sectional view of dome in Jos. Kuhn & Co. clothiers in Champaign.
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