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Finney, John, papers

  • US IlHpHS 2011.4
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1864-1865

Letters written from Lake County, Illinois soldier home to his parents in Warren Township, Illinois regarding life and events in the Illinois 65th Infantry regiment and on the battlefield. Correspondence, discharge and pension papers, and newspaper article are arranged chronologically. The folder also includes mounted uniform buttons and Army and Regimental pins and the History and Roster of the Sixty-Fifth Illinois Infantry. There are photocopies of all the documents in a second folder

Finney, John

Highland Park Lake County Ill.

  • US IlHpHS High.bui.m
  • Item
  • ca. 1868

"Choice lots and residences for sale. For maps and information apply at the Office of the Company, 154 Washington Street Chicago, Ill. or at the Highland Park House. Frank P. Hawkins, General Agent."

Louis Nelke & Co., Chicago, Lithographer and Engraver

Promissory note

  • US IlHpHS Cow1869.11.10
  • Item
  • 1869

One red cow 5 years old and one...for security of the above note.

Clavey, Wm

Brand Bros.

  • US IlHpHS 67.174.1
  • File
  • 1886 (?)

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.

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Specifications of the material and labor

  • US IlHpHS Boyn.mil
  • Item
  • 1892

Specifications for Sylvester Millard House in Highland Park, Illinois. Cover page reads "Carpentry corrected no. 2. Specifications for of the Material and labor to be used and employed in the erection of a log cabin to be erected for S. M. Millard, Esq."

Boyington, William W.

Scrapbook of Highland Park residence

  • US IlHpHS scra.hig
  • Item
  • ca. 1885-1895

Scrapbook of professional photographs of Highland Park home interior and exterior in Central and Laurel Avenues area. Images on the interior wall include a young man in a Northwestern Military Academy Uniform, pendants for the academy and the University of Michigan and hunting ephemera.

s.n.

Highland Park, 1896

  • US IlHpHS HP.1896
  • Item
  • 1896

Photography of Highland Park, Illinois in 1896, chiefly homes with some landscapes.

s.n.

Bertha Baker Collection

  • US IlHpHS Bert.bak
  • Series
  • 1874 - 1896

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.

Green, Bertha Baker

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