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 collection is arranged chronologically and by format size. House blueprints, a scrapbook, a fold-out, two educational serials reveal the progress and work of Walter Edward Durbahn’s tenure as chairman of the nationally recognized local high school vocational program. The collection also holds several images from the syndicated, award winning Walt’s Workshop television program and the Durbahn Tool Museum opening at the Highland Park Historical Society (HPHS). Clippings provide background information on Durbahn’s career.
This collection contains items used for and in political campaigns. There are buttons, flyers, mailings, handouts, bumper stickers, pamphlets, and even letters written to or from the person running for office. These items have been organized into 10 series. These series describe specific political offices, a group that requires citizens to be voted into (such as city council and city board), and a general file containing items used to understand politics. The various peoples associated with these groups and there names can be found within each folder and in the finding aid.
This collection contains: photographs, patent specifications, correspondence, original research produced by the Highland Park Historical Society, newspaper clippings, magazine articles and other secondary publications pertaining to Elisha Gray, his inventions & his business endeavers. This collection contains items dating from 1860 to 2001; with the bulk of the collection dating from 1960 to 1990.