Postcards/Photographs
of Peoria, Illinois

 

This photo of the Peoria Journal Star
newspaper carriers was taken in the late 1940's.
If you can help us identify anyone in this photo,
we would love to hear from you!
submitted by Roy Meyer

 
1908 Publication: Views of Peoria and Vicinity (pdf file)
 
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Peoria hosted a race from 1898 to 1912 pitting an ostrich against horses by pulling a surrey. It was part of the Founder's Day Celebration. Even though it was more of an novelty than anything else, the ostrich won over 80% of the races on a short track.

Photo by Steve Slaughter

 

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