The content of this series includes photos and postcards of real estate properties as well as files about residences and architects in Highland Park, Illinois. This series was put together by the Highland Park Historical Society from diverse sources. There is a written description included with each property. The dates of these properties range approximately from the mid 1930s until the mid 1970s. The properties are arranged alphabetically by street name and then in number order.
This collection contains images used in "Highland Park Settlement to the 1920s" local history book. These items were pulled from other collections for the use in the Settlement book and have not been rearranged.
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 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 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.
The first scrapbook titled "Autographs" was a gift from her parents given at the age of 15. It contains personal notes and drawings sent to Bertha, including one from her future husband Frank Green. The second scrapbook is a mixture of Bertha's poetry as well as reviews of her recitations.
Seventeen printed items and ephemera, including postcards, monographs, periodicals, a telephone directory, and silver dollar placed in safe deposit bank in 1971. Series also includes notes from opening, key envelope and engraved plaque.