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Mount Prospect in the Illinois Digital Archives

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This website hosted by the Illinois State Library offers images and descriptions of historical items in libraries and museums across the state of Illinois. Mount Prospect’s history is represented by three collections. The items included in these collections are primarily from the collections of the Mount Prospect Historical Society and the Mount Prospect Public Library.

Dimensions of Life in Mount Prospect

Vintage Arlington Club Beverages glass bottle.
Arlington Club Beverages glass bottle, 1965

Mount Prospect History

Postcard showing Mount Prospect's first railroad depot/station built by Ezra Eggleston in 1873. Sepia print.
Mount Prospect Train Station, 1875

Mount Prospect Library History

Library in brick building, 1935. Black and white.
Library in brick building (formerly a bank), 1935

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