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  • Collection: Jewish Life in Champaign-Urbana

1865 clothing advertisement showing clothes coming express to Kuhn’s in Champaign from New York City

Kuhn's first store, The Emporium, located at 33 Main St., Champaign

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W. Lewis & Company Advertisement for Princess Peggy sale, 1932

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W. Lewis & Company Princess Peggy sale mailer, 1932

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The Tiny Times, Vol. 1, No. 5, published by W. Lewis & Company in Champaign.

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Kuhn's "The College Book" catalog (interior)

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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.

Jos. Kuhn & Son storefront in 1900. Joseph Kuhn is the furthest on the left and Isaac Kuhn is fifth from the right.

Rear of Jos. Kuhn & Co. store at 33 E. Main St. circa 1975 with Kuhn’s slogan “Unmatched in 118.5 miles.” It should be noted that Indianapolis is 119 miles away.

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