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Animated color map of Highland Park, Illinois, 1987.

  • US IlHpHS R2012-17
  • Item
  • 1987

Colormap of Highland Park,Illinois from 1987 featuring animated versions of all of the major landmarks around downtown Highland Park. It includes a sign the Highland Park was voted an All American City from 1985-1986. There is a brief (six paragraphs) description of the history of Highland Park.

McKinley, Bill

Apple Tree Theatre Collection

  • US IlHpHS ApplTre
  • Collection
  • 1986 - 2009

The collection as 7 series, and 8 subseries within the collection. The series were organized by storage practice.

The first series, records and papers, contains all the printed and manuscript material. It contains, pamphlets, calendars, play bills, and mailing information. The series also has two sub-series, Objects and Photographs. Objects, contains a key-chain, while Photographs, contains photographs of various subject. The series is approximately .5 linear feet, and ranges in dates from 1986-2009.

The second series, Oversize Images (20x16"), contains mounted images that are around 20x16 inches in size. The entire series are images (both in color and in black and white) of actors performing in various plays and is broken up into 4 subseries. Photographs, Set Rendering, Wood Mounted, Metal Framed. The series is approximately 1.5 linear feet, and ranges in dates from 1993-1999.

The third series, Oversize Images (25x19"), contains foam-core posters with biographical information and a poster of performers that are around 25x19 inches in size. The series is broken into two sub-series, Mounted Posters and Posters. The series is approximately .2 linear feet, and ranges in dates from 2007-2009.

The fourth series, Semi-oversize Images (11x14"), contains mounted images that are around 11x14 inches in size. The entire series are images (both in color and in black and white) of actors performing in various plays. The series is approximately 1 linear foot, and ranges in dates from 1994-1995.

The fifth series, Donor Plaques, contains two plaques with the list of donors to the Apple Tree Theatre. Both plaques are 15x12 inches in size and are wood with metal plates. The series is approximately .1 linear foot, and ranges in dates from 1989-1997.

The sixth series, Upright Storage, contains a single framed image that is 40.5x30.5 inches in size. The series is approximately .05 linear feet, and is dated 1993.

The seventh series, Rolled Storage, contains over-sized posters that are 50x36 inches in size. The series is approximately .5 linear feet, and ranges in dates from 1998-2003.

Apple Tree Theatre

Association of North Shore Municipalities : Charter

  • US IlHpHS char.ansm
  • Item
  • October 7, 1916

Charter incorporating Association of North Shore Municipalities with the following participants Waukegan, North Chicago, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Highwood, Highland Park, Glencoe, Winnetka, Kenilworth, Wilmette, and Deerfield.

Founded in 1917 with the leadership of Highland Park, Illinois mayor Samuel M Hastings to "secure to cooperations of the North Shore Municipalities in the administration of questions which affect the community...to acquire and disseminate valuable commercial , scientific and economic information pertaining to the business of municipalities, and to secure uniform action, economy and efficiency in the administration of municipal affairs.

The association endured at least into 1961 when it advocated for the continuation of the North Shore (electric railway) Line that ran from Chicago to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Illinois--Office of the Secretary of State

At Properties, records

  • 2014.4
  • Collection
  • 1954 - 1980

This collection contains real estate records from various realtors for Highland Park properties ranging from the middle of the 1950s through 1980. Records contain the physical description with images and additional information about the property and its surrounding area. The bulk of the files document residential properties with some commercial locations.

Some properties were designed by such prominent architects as Eugene Henry Klaber, Ernest Grunsfeld, Jr., Howard Van Doren Shaw, Ernest Grunsfeld, III, Milton Schwartz, Greta Lederer, Arnold Schaffner, and Robert Seyfarth.

At Properties

August G. Haak Collection

  • US IlHpHS 2001.4.21
  • Collection
  • ca. 1903-1965

A photo album (Box 1) created by August G. Haak to document early aviation in Highland Park. The photo album contains various ephemera including photographs, programs, ticket stubs, and newspaper clippings. There is also a focus on Haak's life outside of his aviation interests including his business and family life. Of note are personal items of William and Ellen Edwards including records from Royal Neighbors of America, material from Haak's involvement with St. Mary's Church, Deerfield High School commencement from 1903.

Box 2 contains Haak's goggles, pilot's cap, Dictator Sports Goggle container (tin) and Department of Commerce Aeronautics Brange Identification Mark (6953) tag.

Haak, August G

Autographed cookery

  • US IlHpHS 2013.8
  • Item
  • 1948

Cookbook created by Highland Park Auxiliary of the Cradle, adoption agency based in Evanston, Illinois.

Highland Park Auxiliary of the Cradle

Babette S Kornblith scrapbook

  • US IlHpHS 2008.11.1.3
  • Collection
  • 1930-1931

Correspondence, clippings, images and detailed inventories and documentation, pamphlets, printed materials compiled by Better Homes in America campaign local chairman Babette S Kornblith. This scrapbook documents the Better Homes in America campaign and Deerfield-Shields High School Vocational Program, the cooperative work between the two groups and ensuing recognition, 1930-1931.

Kornblith, Babette S

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