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Exmoor club house and grounds [photo]

  • US IlHpHS 68.720.1
  • Item
  • 1909

Framed, panoramic print of Exmoor Country Club. The Stupey Cabin in service as caddy shack can be seen in the background.

McIntosh, Burr

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

Toy Heaven

  • US IlHpHS 2015.1
  • Item
  • ca. 1970

Bag from local store.

Toy Heaven.

Gerhardt family records

  • US IlHpHS 2016.10.17
  • Collection
  • 1846-1940

Records, chiefly regarding land indentures and deeds for Stupey and Gerhardt families in Highland Park, Illinois. Includes family correspondence and photo of Peter C. Stupey (1848-1928) and Highland Park families dressed for excursion to World's Fair, 1893

Gerhardt, Eva

Time capsule contents

  • US IlHpHS 1971.hp150
  • Series
  • 1969-1971

Seventeen printed items and ephemera, including postcards, monographs, periodicals, a telephone directory, and silver dollar placed in safe deposit bank in 1971. Series also includes notes from opening, key envelope and engraved plaque.

Highland Park Historical Society

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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