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, advertisements, and newspaper clippings ranging from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century.
This series contains records relating to business in Highland Park, IL that are either prominent or business that conducted transactions with the city of Highland Park. This is an artificial series created by the Highland Park Historical Society. The dates range from the late 19th century to the early 21st century. The series contains brochures, photographs, business receipts, correspondence, and advertisements relating to business in Highland Park, chiefly arranged by business name.
This collection is composed of diplomas, certifications and appointments ranging in date from 1887 to 1984. This is an artificial collection put together by the museum. Included in the collection is Meville Cobb's grammer school diploma from 1908.
This artificial collection, which appears to have been created by the Highland Park Historical Society, contains files related to the Fort Sheridan army base (active from 1887-1993) located in Fort Sheridan, Illinois. The files contain records regarding the history of Fort Sheridan, ceremonies and events held there, its redevelopment, visitor's guides and photographs documenting its history. It is arranged by topic.
This series contains items from both Henry Arenberg's personal life as well as his professional life while involved with the Highland Park Historical Society. It contains items both fro HPHS, various committees, news events, and miscellaneous items.
This collection, created by the Highland Park Historical Society, contains materials relating to Highland Park's centennial celebration in 1969. The collection includes memorabilia such as stickers, candle holders, and wooden nickels, the Centennial Anniversary Dinner programs, manuscripts for publications about Highland Park history, especially in reference to its centennial, special editions of local news publications covering the centennial, news clippings, and the centennial banner.
This collection is comprised of images used in the film created about Highland Park Film entitled 'The History of Highland Park'. There are 2 boxes with the first box having 5 folders of various images. Topics range from churches to parades and piers. The second box has 8 folders ranging from buildings to bridges and other various buildings around Highland Park.
The bulk of the images date from the 1869 founding of Highland Park, Illinois to the early 20th century.
This series contains documents pertaining to Highland Park Historical Society. The documents from the Challenge Grant Fund from 1992 through 1994 are included as well as repairs that have been done on the house and other administrative documents pertaining to the society.