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Map of Highland Park Woodlands

  • US IlHpHS wood.lan
  • Item
  • 1936

Map shows the Highland park Woodlands: the area between Western and Priscilla (east-west) and Euclid and Burchell (north-south). There are drawings of proposed houses in the area as well as restrictions on the lots. The map was drawn by M.B. Schaeffer, June 20, 1936.

Schaeffer, M. B.

Metzel Family collection

  • US IlHpHS 2012.4
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1960-1966

This collection documents the Metzel family from the Civil War era 1860s through the 1960s. Its contents include a family history, landscape architecture blueprints by celebrated landscape architect, O.C. Simonds, contracts, and images.

A.J. Metzel and his family moved to Highland Park, Illinois in 1912 and developed an elaborately landscaped estate. This collection holds hand-colored images or the estate. The family owned the Cutler Shoe Company in Chicago from 1885-1937. A.J.’s son, Truman became the sole owner of the company in 1929 when his father died. The collection includes a family history written by Truman Thwing Metzel that spans from ca.1860-1960.

Metzel Family

Highland Park Athletic Club postcard

  • US IlHpHS 2012.6.1
  • Item
  • ca. 1914-1917

Postcard to Esther Nipp(?) at Willard Hall from John [Gallahger], Peter, Joe et al.
"Esty, -- We miss you. Come back for the game Saturday. Boo Rah Rah."

s.n.

Kelly's : A Sports club for boys

  • US IlHpHS 2011.1.1
  • Item
  • ca. 1952-1960

Framed drawing charcoal on paper Kelly's on Hintz Road, Wheeling, Illinois with caption "Everything for the Boy." (Offices in Highland Park, Illinois.)

Kennedy, Tom, Delineator

Jewel of Office

  • us.ilhphs.70.234
  • Item
  • 1916-12

Jewel worn by the high priest , Albert Marshall, of Royal Arch Masons (Yorkrite), colored stones Black jewelers case for above, ""S. Levin Jeweler, Highland Park ILL."" Engraving on verso reads "Presented by Highland Park Chapter No. 226 R.A.M. Dec. 16"

S. Levin, Jeweler

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