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Business series

  • US IlHpHS busi.ser
  • Series
  • 1864-2008

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.

Highland Park Historical Society

Events of Highland Park

This series contains images that deal with various events that have taken place in Highland Park. The events have been divided into 4 sub series. The first being Dinner Parties, the second Parade, the third School Pictures, and the last Snowstorm.


This series contains miscellaneous images of Highland Park. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Only Elephant in Highland Park- with costumed rider on a palomino horse, No Date
Drawn team attached to covered buggy with driver in front of a home for sale, No Date
Frederick Fischer in memorium plaque, ca. 1914
Brand family plot, No Date
Brand family plot, No Date
Westerdy R.S.- hitched oxen, parked car in front of home and open road, No Date
Sheep on the Sheridan Farm (Later the Sunset Sub.), No Date
Olympic torch celebration, 2002
Olympic torch celebration, 2002
Column topper, No Date
Easement of a building, No Date
Ravinia Park Arch, No Date
Contact sheet for Walt Durban project, No Date
Class emblem on wall hanging, No Date
Slavery-foe Edward Coles, second governor of Illinois, set the pace for anti-slavery forces. This historic painting depicts him freeing slaves he brought from his Virginia home in 1819. This painting hands in the Illinois State house., No Date, 70-122-13

This series also contains ovrsize images of Highland Park. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Large Church, No Date
Trinity Episcopal Church, Highland Park, 1996
Football posters - HPHS 60th anniversary, 1967, 68-527-1a,b
Football posters - HPHS 60th anniversary, 1967, 68-527-1a,b
Engraving of Highland Hall- A prepatory and college institution, ca. 1880
The republican inner circle- sent to Ira, each member signed the bottom, No Date

Real Estate properties

  • US IlHpHS real.est
  • Series
  • 1886-2002

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.

Box 6: Chamber of Commerce

This series includes materials published by the Highland Park Chamber of Commerce.

Highland Park Chamber of Commerce

3.1: Seasonal program brochures

File contains various brochures distributed by the Highland Park Park District publicizing different programs and events. File includes: "500 Acres Just for Fun," "Outdoors USA: Complete Summer Program of the Highland Park Playground and Recreation Department," "Parks Are For People," and park district seasonal programs: Winter 2000, Basketball 1997-98, Fall 1997, Winter '96, Fall '96, Fall '95, Autumn 80, Spring '77, Fall and Winter 76-77, Winter '76-77. Spring 76, Summer 1975, Fall and Winter 1974-75, Summer 1974, Fall and Winter 1973-1974, and Fall and Winter 1970-71.

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