Collection high.bea - Highland Park beach event [presentation]

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US IlHpHS high.bea

Title

Highland Park beach event [presentation]

Date(s)

  • ca. 1865 - 1900 (Creation)

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Collection

Extent and medium

1.0 Boxes : 32 items

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Biographical history

The Brand family immigrated to the United States from Alsace. Philip Brand (b. 1813) arrived in 1837 to the Highland Park area (Deerfield/Northfield) and married Mary Salome Ott, also an emigrant from Alscace. They had 7 children, 5 boys and 2 girls. The 5 boys of the family created the Brand Brothers Paint Company. Two brothers became artists of repute in Highland Park. William Enoch Brand was an artist. He worked with his siblings and his own projects. Orson Brand, the youngest son, was a photographer of great significance to the Highland Park area. His work documented Highland Park has images from its earliest conception. His daughter, Salome Brand Roeber, was a member of the first Highland Park Historical Society in 1934; and the re-birthed Highland Park Historical Society chartered in 1966.


  • For more information on the Brand Family look to "Highland Park The First Hundred Years"

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Archival history

Possibly donated to repository by Leslie Brand in 1967.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Brand family (?)

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Scope and content

This collection consists of 32 black and white glass lantern slides that appeared to have been shown as a presentation at a party in Highland Park, Illinois. One slide serves to introduce the presentation 18 slides depict an unidentified beach event. The remaining 13 slides feature people and landscapes, including Highland Park, Illinois ravines; Lake Michigan; local farms; and other (sine loco) scenes.

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Accruals

System of arrangement

Slides have been processed and arranged according to original order.

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None.

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Language of material

  • English

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Archivist's note

Processed by Jami Thompson.

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Physical storage

  • Box: J6
  • Box: Untitled