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Highland Park film visual collection

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Fil
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  • 1840-1981, No Date

This collection is comprised of images used in the film created about Highland Park Film entitled 'The History of Highland Park'. There are 2 boxes with the first box having 5 folders of various images. Topics range from churches to parades and piers. The second box has 8 folders ranging from buildings to bridges and other various buildings around Highland Park.

The bulk of the images date from the 1869 founding of Highland Park, Illinois to the early 20th century.

Highland Park Historical Society

Tintypes and ferrotypes

Tintypes and ferrotypes that may include stock photography as well as family and theater images. Images of note include a Highland Park firefighter, an African-American, portraits and staged images.

A number of these photographs indicate Orson B Brand as photographer and appear to have been taken chiefly in the same studio with the same props. There are numerous images that appear to be self portraits by Brand.

Brand, Orson B