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Houseboat
Through the 1930s there were many houseboats along the Illinois in which families lived. During the winters, the boats would be hauled ashore to avoid being crushed by ice.

Photograph by C. Page Hatch.
Loaned by the Skinner House, Griggsville, Illinois.

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