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Roland Brand Collection
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Ossoli Club Central Ave. Beach. with water treatment plant to the north in background.


Time period: 1904
138 postcards
Postcards are from Europe and United States and sent to Europe and the United States

Roland Brand Collection

  • 2013.11
  • Collection
  • ca. 1910-1921

Scrapbooks documenting Brand's participation in the Young Men's Athletic Club in Highland Park, Illinois and its life guard programs, his travels and postcard collection.

Brand, Roland


Early 19th century

  • b/w photos of Lake Michigan, camping, canoeing, various recreation
  • b/w photos of Highland Park rescue and lifeguard group
  • b/w photos of misc. geographic areas - mountains, Texas


  • large insurance ledger made of fiber board used as a scrapbook
  • ledger measures 11.25" X 17.5"
  • Front cover reads: Policy (illegible word), Insurance Company of North America
  • large loose photo of sailing ship
  • 23 pages devoted to news clippings on North Shore drownings, Young Men's Lifesaving Club in Highland Park, fundraisers for the Club boathouse, articles praising the Club; building contracts for boathouse
  • large newspaper photo of Eastland disaster
  • article dated 1915-05-08 on sinking of Lusitania
  • postcards of ships, bridges, lifesaving stations in Michigan, Illinois,and Indiana, some addressed to Roland Brand
  • b/w photos of ships, lighthouses, unidentified persons
  • newsclippings on Highland Park parade
  • news article on water intake pipe repair
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