On a whim, I decided to do a search for  "Quincy, Illinois" on eBay. 936 active listings returned. There are a lot of postcards for sale, along with photos, promotional pens, hats from old businesses, and yearbooks. There are also listings for a few items that I thought were particularly interesting.

 

In the description for this item, the seller speculates that the note is a "well preserved note probably because this high denomination was unobtainable by the students." College students have no money. Some things never change.

 

 

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There is quite a bit of Dick's Brothers Brewing memorabilia available on eBay. That's probably not too surprising, considering Dick's Brothers was an even larger brewery than Anheuser-Busch, years ago. The pamphlets for sale in this auction published "up to the minute news," starting at Pearl Harbor.

 

 

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Recognize any familiar faces in this photo?

 

 

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This book appears to be in nice shape, and there's probably a ton of local history to be learned from it.