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1.1 Deerfield Township Receipts

Scope and Contents note File contains bills and business statements and correspondance between Deerfield Township and various businesses. Receipts include (not comprehensive): Deerfield Garage, Theo J. Knaak Prescription Druggist, W.A. Alexander and Co., Fidelity and Casualty Company of New York, M.A. Frantz Plumbing, Heating and Hardware, Deerfield Lumber Company, Lake County Oil, Lunham Bros. General Merchandise, Reliable Garage, P.J. Juhrend, R.E. Pettis Confectionery Cigars and Tobacco, a drainage easement agreement between East Skokie Drainage District and the Commissioners of Highways of the town of West Deerfield, receipts: Wessling Hardware Co., Active Stamp and Seal Works, S. Kostal General Blacksmithing and Horseshoeing, Philip Rommel Harness and Saddlery. File also includes "General Specifications for Bridge Work, prepared by the State of Illinois Department of Public Works and Buildings Division of Highways (April 1921).

1.10 Highland Park Trust and Savings Bank

Scope and Contents note File contains material related to Highland Park Trust and Savings Bank. File contains advertisements, calendars, correspondance, and statements of condition.

1.11 Northern Trust Bank

Scope and Contents note File contains an invitation from the Northern Trust Bank to the opening celebration of the Highland Park Financial Center Tuesday May 24, 1994.

1.13 Contractors

Scope and Contents note File contains a paper pad from Fred Clow Contractor and Builder.

1.2 Business Receipts

Scope and Contents note File contains business receipts Highland park buisness and various clients. Receipts include: Culver Page and Hoyne, Brand Brothers, Adolf A. Gieser Dealer in Fancy Groceries, Studebaker Corp. of America, McClory and McLaughlin Taxi Service, D.C. Purdy Hardware, Highland Park Transfer Co., Fred Clow Contractor and Builder, O.A. Alford Flour Dealer, Highland Park Laundry, and Purnell and Wilson Ford.

1.3 Transport- Cars

Scope and Contents note File contains receipt and statements relating to cars. Materials include: a hat that advertises the Ford Falcon, bill for Tillman's Service Station, vehicle license, cancelled checks, receipt for A.G. McPherson, receipts for Purnell and Wilson Ford Products and an issue of "The Highway Magazine" (February 1934).

1.4 Sunset Foods

Scope and Contents note File contains materials related to Sunset Foods grocery store. Materials include: photographs and negatives, an issue of What's Cooking Sunset Foods Customer Newsletter (January February 1997), 1999 calendar, newspaper articles, handheld fan advertising Sunset Foods and a paper Sunset Foods grocery bag.

1.5 Time Gallery

Scope and Contents note File contains the newspaper article: "Allen Crane, man of the hour, takes his time in Highland Park" by Jodie Jacobs, published in the Chicago Tribune. Article discusses Time Gallery, a repository for mid 18th to mid 19th century clocks, run by Allen Crane.

1.6 Highland Park News

File contains a b/w 8x10 photo of the store front of the Highland Park News office. The photo is from the early 20th century. There is also an article from the Chicago Tribune, "A precocious Orson Welles in Highland Park" from May 5, 1996. The article discusses the summer of 1928 when Welles lived in Highland Park and wrote for the Highland Park News.

1.7 Howard Copp

Scope and Contents note File contains two b/w photos of Howard Copp. One photo shows Howard with Harold Copp. The other photo shows Howard standing with a little girl in front of a school bus.

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