Kittie in Chebanse, Illinois (1882)

This CDV was made by George C. Hunter of Chebanse, a small town just south of Chicago.  A note on the back says, “Lovingly, Kittie. Nov 9th, 1882.”

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According to U.S. Census data found on the Wikipedia page of Chebanse, in 1880 the village had a population of 723.  In 1890 the population had dropped to 616.  In 2010 it was 1,062.

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