Baird and Warner Inc. Addition to Deere Park Sub. being a subdivision of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 and the Southwest Fraction 1/4 of Section 31 Township 43 North Range 13 East of the 3rd P.M. Also Lots 13 and 14 in Hill and Stones ravine View Subdivision in the said Southwest 1/4 of Section 31 T.43N. R.13E of 3rd P.M. in the city of Highland Park, Lake County, Illinois. The map shows the area from west to east, Ravinia Court to Lake Michigan and north to south Deere Park Sub. to Sheridan Rd. Approved and accepted by the council of the city of Highland Park, this 29th day of January, A.D. 1926 signed by Samuel M. Hastings, Mayor.
This collection consists of teaching materials used by Barbara Whitford while she was working as a Special Training Unit Teacher at Ford Sheridan during the years 1941-1945. Whitford taught remedial reading and arithmetic to soldiers during World War II. Included in this collection as well are personal administrative files of Whitford's during this time as well as some correspondence with her students.
The collection has been separated into two series. The first series contains Barbara Whitford's instructional materials used in her classes. The second series contains the personal administrative document of Barbara Whitford as well as documents kept from her time with the Special Training Unit.
Club, including YWCA clubs, or school images of Betty Lou Garling, née Benson, and her mother Carrie Benson, née Gerken, active clubwoman. At least one image appears to be a graduation image from Elm Place School.
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.
This collection contains records relating to B'nai Torah Congregation in Highland Park. The collection contains bulletins (bound), a bible, Rabbi Singer's writings, prayerbooks, news clippings, awards and honors, Hebrew School papers, scrapbooks of the Jewish National Fund Friendship Project, photos (also includes oversize), scrapbooks and photo albums.
Exterior and interior plans for Brand Brothers store which also served as first site for the Highalnd Park high school. Etching of building. In 2015, Walker Brothers restaurant resides in the building.