Browse Items (55 total)

  • Collection: Jewish Life in Champaign-Urbana

14_Kuhn_Airplane Delivery.jpg
In 1919, Jos. Kuhn & Co. became the first clothier to accept a shipment of clothing from a commercial airplane. The plane flew Society Brand clothes down from Chicago. Isaac Kuhn is pictured fifth from the right.

Kuhn's The College Book_SAMPLE INTERIOR.jpg
Kuhn's "The College Book" catalog (interior)

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

Live advertisement of Minshall Electric Organ by Macon Music during Eisner Foods opening day in Urbana.
M. Lowenstern and Co. advertisement in the Champaign County Herald
Portrait of Morris Lowenstern (1836-1916), owner of M. Lowenstern & Co.

Mount Hope Cemetery, Champaign, was established in 1856.

Newspaper announcement concerning the movement of a Jewish cemetery north of Urbana to Mount Hope.

Nathan Stern photograph

Max Eichberg's New York Store: Dry Goods & Carpets and Opera Hall in Champaign, IL.
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2