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Memories of World War II

  • 2007.11.11
  • Collection

Brief biography and detailed narrative of training and Pacific War Theater, 1942-1945 of "Grandpa" Sy Bortz.

Bortz, Seymour A. (Sy)

J. Marion Gutnayer Architectural Collection

  • 2010-1
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1984-1989

The J.Marion Gutnayer Collection consists of 18 folders, the bulk of which are architectural drawings and plans. The collection spans two segments of Gutnayer's long career and focus on projects near and around Highland Park, Illinois. The collection consists of residential projects from the early to mid-1950s, residential homes for the early to mid-1980s, and several multi-dwelling buildings from the late 1980s. A large portion of the collection documents the McDaniel Square complex, a multi-unit dwelling built throughout the 1980s. The collection contains architectural plans, sketches, schedules, topography surveys, as well as legal correspondence and promotional materials related to McDaniel Square.

Gutnayer, J. Marion

Roland Brand Collection

  • 2013.11
  • Collection
  • ca. 1910-1921

Scrapbooks documenting Brand's participation in the Young Men's Athletic Club in Highland Park, Illinois and its life guard programs, his travels and postcard collection.

Brand, Roland

At Properties, records

  • 2014.4
  • Collection
  • 1954 - 1980

This collection contains real estate records from various realtors for Highland Park properties ranging from the middle of the 1950s through 1980. Records contain the physical description with images and additional information about the property and its surrounding area. The bulk of the files document residential properties with some commercial locations.

Some properties were designed by such prominent architects as Eugene Henry Klaber, Ernest Grunsfeld, Jr., Howard Van Doren Shaw, Ernest Grunsfeld, III, Milton Schwartz, Greta Lederer, Arnold Schaffner, and Robert Seyfarth.

At Properties

Local Boy Scouts of America histories

  • 2021.3
  • Collection
  • 2020 - 2021

Seven histories of local scouting troops on the North Shore of Illinois from formation to mid-20th century, including a research guide and historiography of troops in Glencoe, Highland Park, Highwood, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Willmette and Winnetka. Digital manuscripts are available on the Illinois Digital Archive Highland Park History Collection.

Ropiequet, John L.

Dr. Harry B. Roberts Collection

  • 67-314
  • Collection
  • 1917-1944

Papers regarding Dr. Roberts World War I service and ephemeral correspondence.

Roberts, Harry B.

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