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3292 University Ave, records

  • US IlHpHS 2011.3
  • File
  • 1936-1967

Records, including original blueprints, specifications, floor plan, graphic rendering, bill of sale, aerial survey, and plat of survey for 3292 University Ave. in Highland Park, Illinois.

Olshefke, Michael

Baker family photographs

  • US IlHpHS 69.192
  • File

Portraits and other images of the Baker family, chiefly by Brand Studios, with detailed descriptions on versos.

Baker family

Brand Bros.

  • US IlHpHS 67.174.1
  • File
  • 1886 (?)

Exterior and interior plans for Brand Brothers store which also served as first site for the Highalnd Park high school. In 2015, Walker Brothers restaurant resides in the building.

s.n.

Charles Mason, papers

  • US IlHpHS maso.cha
  • File
  • 1944-1946

Soldiers letters, chiefly to Highland Park High School principal and community activist Charles Mason.

Mason, Charles

Gervase L Brown, papers

  • US IlHpHS brow.ger
  • File
  • 1918, 1943-1944

Order for Induction into Military Service (1918), cancellation, 1941 Voters Permanent Registration, and war bond certificates.

Brown, Gervase L

Highland Park residents in World War I

  • US IlHpHS resi.wwi
  • File
  • 1916-1918

Images, death notices (Dumaresq Spencer and Joy Curtis Bournique), monographs and other ephemeral papers documenting Highland Park, Illinois World War I soldiers' service.

Highland Park Historical Society

Jessie Orton Jones, papers

  • US IlHpHS jone.jes
  • File
  • 1918

The bulk of this file is correspondence received by Jones from soldiers who met her through her work at the Highland Park Army and Navy Center during training. There is also correspondence from soldiers' parents. Additional correspondence is...

Jones, Jessie Orton

Mario Pasquesi, papers

  • US IlHpHS pasu.mar
  • File
  • 1942-1948

World War II service papers (copies and originals), insignia ephemera and B/W photos of service man Mario Pasquesi.

Pasquesi, Mario

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