The sets were popular among postwar parents because they were more sophisticated than plain building blocks but still challenged childrens powers of concentration and eye-hand coordination.
Ironically, Lincoln Logslong a favorite of proponents of educational toyswere among the first toys to be promoted on a television show, 1953s Pioneer Playhouse.
Yet, more and more stores are less centrally located, with a new developments on Woodlawn Road and its extension on Route 10 between Business 55 (old beltline of Route 66) and I-55.
This old-time (late 19th century/early 20th century) ad card was generously provided by Dave Armbrust, LCHS noble Class of 1960 and native Lincolnite.
including the highway bridges, GM&O bridge, Madigan State Park, the old dam (with photos & Leigh's memoir of "shooting the rapids" over the old dam), & the Ernie Edwards' Pig-Hip Restaurant Museum in Broadwell A Tribute to Robert Wilson (LCHS '46): Author of Young in Illinois, Movies Editor of December Magazine, Friend and Colleague of December Press Publisher Curt Johnson, and Correspondent with William Maxwell "It [Lincoln, Illinois] has never had any sizable factories. Eleven years ago, the Lincoln/Logan County Enterprise Zone was created to provide capital investment and job creation incentives.
." William Maxwell, So Long, See You Tomorrow (1980), p. "We are dust and dreams." From "Diffugere Nives" by A. Housman (favorite poem of William Maxwell) he Lincoln/Logan County Community Profile & Membership Directory states that "Logan County communities support business and industrial development.
Stalking is commonly defined as a course of conduct directed at a specific person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear.
A stalker can be a current or former acquaintance, friend, intimate partner, spouse, or even a total stranger.
January is National Stalking Awareness Month, and we would like to take the opportunity to talk about this very serious, unpredictable, and dangerous crime.” — Former client of New Hope for Women For more than a decade, businesses and individuals have been adopting a client family during the holidays.Information is shared about age, gender, interests,...In the 1910s, American builders were busy on construction sites in the city and in the playroom.
Introduced just after Tinkertoys and the Erector Set, Lincoln Logs were yet another construction toy to make it big during the decade.
Many manufacturers provided an advertising service of selling these cards for use by specific retailers who could then have their business name and address stamped or printed on the card, often on the back.