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Chaplain George D. Rice Lantern slides

  • US IlHpHS chap.ric
  • Collection
  • 1890 - 1920

The collection is comprised of 470 lantern slides positives, chiefly in black and white. The slides range in date from the late 1890’s to the mid-1910’s. The largest series (93 slides) are illustrated biblical passages of the Old Testament. The collection also comprises images of the Spanish-American War, the U.S. Navy, the Wreck of the Maine in Havana, Cuba (1898), the Battle of Bacolod (1902), and the Second Boer War (1899-1902). Included in the slides are images of China, Alaska, Cuba, Philippines, and several unidentified locations and portraits.

Rice, Chaplain George D.

Telephone directories collection

  • US IlHpHS Tele.dir
  • Collection
  • 1890-2014

Various Highland Park and neighboring communities arranged chronologically and by decade, white and yellow pages : 1890-1999 ; 1999-2000 ; 2001 ; 2002 ; 2002-2003 ; 2004-2005 ; 2007 ; 2008-2009 ; 2009-2010 (2) ; 2010 ; 2010-2011 ; 2011-2012 (2) ; 2012 ; 2013 ; 2013-2014 ; 2014 (2).
Issues dated 1908-1913 have been digitized and are available on the Library's website via the link below.

Highland Park Historical Society

Men's Garden Club Records

  • US IHigp 301
  • Collection
  • 1939-1993

The collection consists of records of the Men's Garden Club of Highland Park and subsequent Men's Garden Club of the North Shore and Gardeners of the North Shore. The collection contains an incomplete set of issues of the Garden Club's publication "Garden Pants" from 1939-1968. Also included are Men's Garden Clubs of America Yearbooks (1940-1943), applications for membership (1943-1957), correspondence, project information, metal garden markers, and materials from annual garden club shows.

Men's Garden Club of Highland Park.

Grace Mary Stern Collection

  • US IlHpHS 2012.5
  • Collection
  • ca. 1968-1982

This file contains correspondence, clippings, campaign publications and a button.

Stern, Grace Mary

Highland Park Building Company

  • US IlHpHS BuilCom
  • Collection
  • 1870 - 1925

Business records, including ledgers, letter books, stock certificates and minutes from the Highland Park Building Company.

Highland Park Building Company

Henry X Arenberg, papers

  • US IlHpHS 2012.11
  • Collection
  • 1923-1997

Henry X Arenberg's papers chiefly document his role in the civic life of Highland Park, Illinois. The bulk of this collection consists of event planning correspondence, committee participation records, and photographs of historic buildings and locations. It also contains a wide collection of newspaper clippings.

There are 6 series and 2 subseries the the collection. The first series is Oversized, which contains items that were too large to be placed in the other boxes, or awkwardly shaped items. The second series is General. It contains correspondence from committees and events that broadly interested Arenberg; including, but not exclusively, Highland Park or his photography. The third series is People, containing various people of Highland Park. The fourth series is Photographs, which contains general photographs not associated with a subseries, and then 2 subseries. The first subseries is Homes, which contains images of homes from around Highland Park. The second subseries is National Registry, which contains images of homes, monuments, and locations listed on or suggested to be listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places. The fifth series is Preservation, which contains information dealing with actions taken to preserve various locations, monuments, and buildings in Highland Park. The sixth and final series is Publications, which contains various books and articles that involved Henry Arenberg and were published either by himself of via the Highland Park Historical Society.

Arenberg, Henry X

Glass slides collection

  • US IlHpHS glas.sli
  • Collection
  • ca. 1885-1920

The Glass Slides collection comprises 19 untitled glass slides, many hand colored. The slides contain various women in different outfits, scenery and landscapes, and a few miscellaneous slides with images. The collection has 3 series. The first is miscellaneous. All slides measure 3.5”x4,” both in color and black and white. One of the slides is cracked and should be handled with care. The second series is portraits, containing women in various costumes. The women are in a variety of settings and their clothing is not necessarily from the period in which the image was taken. These items range in size starting at 4”x5” and ending at 5”x7,” all have been colored. A few slides are cracked. The last series is scenery and landscapes, these items are pictures of places and not necessarily used in conjunction with the portraits. These slides are all 5”x7” is size and are all in color. None of these items are broken.

This collection is presumed to be of events, places and people in Highland Park, Illinois.

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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.

Ravinia Village autograph books, scrapbooks and mementos

  • US IlHpHS ravi.vil
  • Collection
  • 1896-1924

Diary/scrapbook and "memo" of Ravinia Village and School resident and participant Ellen Louise Greig documenting eighth grade at Ravinia School, 1911-1912; Autograph book of Salina More, 1896; and June 12, 1909 autograph book (Greig?).

Greig, Ellen Louise

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