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A 1915 photograph of Charley Nicol from an emergency passport he obtained in Singapore, trying to book passage for Hong Kong.

Nicola’s brother had close calls as suspected German spy

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An early broadside advertising Von Arx and his company of artists.

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Editor and historian for Monmouth College. Avid researcher of western Illinois history for 40 years. FB and Twitter. jrankin@monmouthcollege.edu

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