Collection high.fir - Highland Park : the first hundred years : research responses

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US IlHpHS high.fir

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Highland Park : the first hundred years : research responses

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  • 1966-1969 (Creation)

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0.5 Linear feet

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(1966-)

Administrative history

Highland Park has a diversity of churches and synagogues, representing multiple denominations. From the first, a Catholic Church a cabin of oak logs erected by early settlers in 1846 to the Christian Science Church built in 1904 (the building was sold to the City in 1984), this collection comprises documents, service programs, photographs, newspaper articles and other materials pertinent to the Roman Catholic, Evangelical, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, and other Christian churches and materials pertinent to several Jewish synagogues serving the community.

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This collection holds the clippings and other family or biographical information received by the Highland Park Historical Society in response to a questionnaire sent to families who lived in Highland Park, Illinois prior to 1940. Files are arranged alphabetically by last name.

This Highland Park centenary project culminated in the publication of "Highland Park : The First hundred years." The research and writing team included Anna Rigndahl, Lillian Tucker, Ruth Rose, Pat Heyman, Judi Nickol, James Wahlman, Chester Jones, and Marjorie Clavey.

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  • English

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  • Box: 1