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- US IlHpHS 1996.5-PDHP-9.08
A black and white photograph of tree identified as Native American trail marker near Ravinia Park.
- US IlHpHS 2012.18-2-02
- circa 1887
Part of Kopp family collection
Jake (Jakobus or James Jacob) Koller was born in what is now Highland Park, March 15, 1866 (d. Inlet, Wi, 1926). The Koller farm sat west of the railroad tracks where Northmoor Country Club now stands. This circa 1887 photo taken at a Ravinia Studio before young Koller sought his fortune "our West." He "hunted meat" for the railroad before marrying in 1899. Digitization courtesy Jill Kohler Easley.