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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

35mm slides of Highland Park

  • Collection
  • 1870

This collection contains 272 35mm slides and 3 discs with corresponding digital objects. The slides contain photos of architecture around Highland Park (both indoor and outdoor) as well as the railroad, people, maps of Highland Park, advertisemen...

Highland Park Historical Society

50 Years : Ravinia Festival

  • US IlHpHS R2012-18
  • Item
  • 1985

This poster commemorates Ravinia's 50th Anniversary in 1985. The poster was designed by Barry Deck, Northern Illinois University. Poster contest sponsored by Ravinia Women's Board and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Printing ...

Ravinia Festival

A Glimpse of grace

  • US IlHpHS 2011.5
  • Item
  • ca. 1906-1920

Oil painting of unknown landscape by American painter who lived and worked with other artists in Ravinia "Cottages"

Wilder, Tom Milton

American Legion Auxiliary Dumaresq Spencer Post 145, records

  • US IlHpHS 1999.05.02
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1923-1926

Scrapbook from American Legion Illinois Highland Park Post 145 documents Auxiliary and Auxiliary participation in local, state and national events. Clippings, organizational, pamphlets, photos and Manual of Cermeonies create the scrapbook. Also in...

Ronan, Frank, Mrs.

Animated color map of Highland Park, Illinois, 1987.

  • US IlHpHS R2012-17
  • Item
  • 1987

Colormap of Highland Park,Illinois from 1987 featuring animated versions of all of the major landmarks around downtown Highland Park. It includes a sign the Highland Park was voted an All American City from 1985-1986. There is a brief (six paragra...

McKinley, Bill

Apple Tree Theatre Collection

  • US IlHpHS ApplTre
  • Collection

The collection as 7 series, and 8 subseries within the collection. The series were organized by storage practice. The first series, records and papers, contains all the printed and manuscript material. It contains, pamphlets, calendars, play bi...

Apple Tree Theatre

Association of North Shore Municipalities : Charter

  • US IlHpHS char.ansm
  • Item
  • October 7, 1916

Charter incorporating Association of North Shore Municipalities with the following participants Waukegan, North Chicago, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Highwood, Highland Park, Glencoe, Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette, and Deerfield. Founded in 1917 wit...

Illinois--Office of the Secretary of State

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