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Train

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.3/2.1-1.4
  • Subseries
  • 1880-1997, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains images of various trains and stations around Highland Park. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Entrance for Ravinia Park- Train of Chicago Northwestern Elevated Railway cars drawn by Chicago and Milwaukee Electric Rail Road Bros., ca. 1908
North West Rail Road Depot, 1880, 3.6.7 (a-b)
Passengers boarding the train at the Ravinia station, No Date
Central Ave. train crossing, 1997
"Ravinia Park Special" train car with passengers loading and unloading, ca 1910
Negative- Early of tracks looking west to bank, No Date

Storefronts

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.5/2.2-.3-1.7/2.3
  • Subseries
  • 1882-1990, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This folder contains various storefront images of HP businesses. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

Studio of Orson Brand, No Date
North side of Central Ave. from Sheridan Rd. west, 1884
Brand Bros. 1st paint shop- on 2nd street behind there later building, ca. 1882
"Michael's" restaurant- man and women presenting food, 10-4-1990
Pool Maid- landscape scene of industrial area, No Date
The wheel Lathe in the N.S.L. Shop- Highwood, 8-20-1932
St. Johns Ave. looking North to Central from Laurel Ave.- Brick paving and Chicago and Milwaukee train at upper left, ca. 1910-1915

This sub series also contains oversize images located in box 2. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Street view of Brand Art Studio (at left) with 2 other homes next to the studio, No Date
Rear of Ravinia buisiness block, 2 story brick building in right hand portion of photo (was the 1st store in Ravinia grocery/meat market), 1940, 68-736-1
Central Ave.- image of store fronts, ca. 1960
Edgar A. Stevens dress shop in Highland Park, No Date
Santi Brothers Dairy, No Date

Individual Families

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.26/3.5-.7-1.29/3.6
  • Subseries
  • 1885-1921, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains images of individual families posing for portraits. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

6 people sitting on the steps of a building, No Date

Freberg family on N.E. corner of St. Johns Dr. and Elm Place (L to R: John Freberg, Selma Freberg (Skidmore), Edward Freberg, Johanna Freberg, Alma Freberg (Wightman), Lillie Freberg (Loveson), ca. 1910

(back to front, left to right) Alfred Moses, Bertha Loeb, Herman Loeb, M. Moses, Great Grandmother Yetta Lobe, Great Grandfather Moses Loeb (parents of fannie Moses and frand folks of Bertha Moses Loeb), Fannie Moses, Lee Loeb on lap of Yetta Loeb, No Date

Mr. William Hipwell and family- Highland Park Historical Society Home, ca. 1885

This sub series also contains oversize images of individual families posing for portraits. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

Phillip, Herman, Ben, Bob, Seymore, Andrew, Jim, Harry, Father Milton, Sons of Issac Goldberg, 6-15-1921
Richard Julius Tillman and his family [on silk screen] information of family on back [goes with glass slide], ca. 1906

Street view

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.17/3.4-1.21
  • Subseries
  • 1885-1958, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains images of street views from around Highland Park. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Street view of Central and St. Johns Ave. (reprint) Streeter Building, No Date
Street view of Central and St. Johns Ave. (reprint) Streeter Building, No Date
Northeast corner of Sheridan and Central Ave. during WWI period, ca. 1914-1919
Corner of 1st National Bank of Highland Park building and clock, ca. 1997
Sheridan Road looking north between Vine & Maple, 1941, 67-170-4
Laurel Ave, Highland Park, ca 1908
Looking east on Central Ave. showing old street-lighting system, 2-18-1958
Central E and Greenbay Rd., No Date
Looking east on Central Ave., ca. 1885-1896
Printed copy of Streeter Building, 1904
Printed copy of Streeter Building, 1904
Streeter Building in winter [Taken by Brand Studio], No Date
Streeter Building [original image], 1904
Thompson Block looking East from First Ave.: Erskine Bank , Moraine Hotel Livery, circa 1908-1926 with mid-late 20th photographs same view, circa 1974

Portraits

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.26/3.5-.7-1.32-.34/3.7
  • Subseries
  • 1890-1955, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains portraits of people. Many of the photographs were done by the Brand Brothers Studio. This sub series has 3 folders, the first being a collection of images, the second folder containing a drawn self portrait, and the final folder holding a photograph album. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Mayor Hawkins, No Date, 3.6.2
Gentleman portrait with large mustache, No Date
20 children ranging from teen to child, No Date
Christmas photograph- 10 children (3 girls) surrounding a man with a book, 1899
2 ladies in their fine walking coats holding the arm of a man with a low bowler hat and mustache, No Date
Plenna(?) Gwene(?) Rodgers at around 4 1/2 years old, No Date
2 young women in riding dresses sitting in front of their bikes, No Date
C.C. Compton, No Date
Mrs. D. Slellauer(?) 2026 Prairie, No Date
Grandpa Street, No Date
3 sheathed photographs- woman with snuff, man and wife, cast of "The New Minister", No Date
1 man standing behind a setting of flowers, No Date
1 lady in a had and puffy sleeves- by Scott Chicago, No Date
6 women in furs posing for a group shot, No Date
4 women in long walking dresses posing for a group shot, No Date
3 women posing for a group portrait, No Date
Frontier image with log cabin and tent, few men, No Date
Frontier image with lots of men, No Date
Howell Murray- copy- Ravinia has the original, ca. 1950-1955
Nurse, No Date
3 pictures- girl sitting on ledge black dress, 2 children black frame, mother and child, No Date
Lloyd Melville Ewart and Lillian Jessie Ewart (twins), 4-9-1903
2 pictures in one sleeve- 1) young girl dress as colonial, 2) same girl with young male handing letter, No Date
Kenneth Skidwore, 1927
Margaret Eitner Frida Loetz and Mrs. Rogan at Marzek Wedding, 11-18-1950
Nancy, Lynn Rousey, Jauwas Lreas, Virginia Rollius, Ginny Schulte, Carol Lawrence, 1986?
Mrs. Rioux, Berube, Jerome and Mary Rafferty, 1-26-1912
The Summer Sales- Ladies from Lakeside playing tug-of-war, No Date
Downstairs at Plato's Place- 2 ladies in costume serving an older gentlemen dinner, 1967
Annual Washington's Birthday Celebration at Ravinia Village House, 1917-1925?
Civil war reenactment (2 panoramic images, 7 regular in same photographic sleeve), No Date
Professional Shopper Ms. Kahana wraps presents, No Date
Gene LaRocoun, No Date
Patricia Lee- Owner of Panache, 8-28-1990
Ellen May Goldberg, No Date
Celesta Dvoak and Marcie Selvaggio- The Wizard of Oz, No Date
Group in front of flower bed, center Central and St. Johns Ave., HP First HP Day, No Date, 67-27-1
John Gourley- selling shingles, ca. 1925
Mary Hobart Huber with employee inside Le Coiffeire Beauty Shop on Central Ave., No Date
Arthar Dabin drawn self-portrait, ca. 1964
Photo album- portrait photographs, No Date

This sub series also contains oversize portraits of people. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Woman with child in stroler with a Pug standing in front of Brand's Art Studio, No Date
Sam and Catherine Levin, ca. 1890
Martha Barbara Evert Edwards and her new gas stove 508 N. Green Bay Rd., ca. 1918
Herbert Brownell- Author, No Date
Hill family- MR. and Mrs., daughters Ethel and Helen, No Date
Local Highland Park Artist- Peyraud, No Date
Portrait of Mr. Schaffner by Brank Stoller, No Date

Snowstorm

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.9/2.5-.6-1.12
  • Subseries
  • 1890-1967, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains images of various snowstorms and snow scenes that occurred in and around Highland Park. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Snow storm - Private Driveway- Chuck Thompson 124 Green Bay Rd., ca. 1967, 68-400-3
Snow storm - Street scene - Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Miranda 1968 Linden Ave., ca. 1967, 68-400-1
E. Central ave with snow bank, Residential street with 16 Horse snow plow, 1918, 69-261-2
Winter scene of a home, No Date
Winter scene of a home- simialr to above but different angle, No Date
Snow storm - Street scene photo by Larry Graff, 2-9-1967, 68-400-5
Lincoln Ave Highland Park looking east, 1-27-1930
Roger Williams Ave. Highland Park looking east, 1-27-1930
Winter Scene, Central Ave., 1896, 3.11.1 (a-b)
Pier in Winter, 1890
Children playing in the snow at Ravinia Nursery School, No Date, 70-241-1
Ice Storm in November, 1964, 68-815-1

Cobb Family

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.26/3.5-.7-1.27-.28/3.5
  • Subseries
  • 1891-1932, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains images from the Cobb Family. There are 2 folders in this sub series. The first contains images while the second contains a framed image. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates and accession numbers.

Harriet Cobb (grandma), 1891
Grandma Harriet Cobb, No Date
Party at Bessie Sykes (Cobb children), No Date
Mr. John D. Cobb (grandpa), No Date
Grandpa's picture to Annie Baby (John Daniel Cobb), No Date
Ida Taylor Cobb (mother), No Date
Ida Taylor Cobb, 3,14,1932
Ida Bonham Taylor Cobb (picture shows off her long hair which almost touches the ground), No Date
Mrs. Taylor (Ida's mother), No Date
Mrs. Taylor, No Date
Boolzie Robert Cobb (Boola Cobb 2 1/2 yrs.), No Date
Emma Cobb- died in Italy in 1904, No Date
Dan Cobb (6th months), No Date
Dan Cobb- High School Graduation- 17 yrs, No Date
Daniel W. Cobb birth certificate- negative image, No Date
Mayor Daniel Cobb with oldest son Melville (Boola) Cobb, No Date, 67-319-4
Melville Cobb as young boy in army uniform, No Date, 67-319-2
Daniel Melville Cobb (framed), No Date, 67-317-1

This sub series also contains oversize images from the Cobb Family. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

Emmitt Maroney, Herb Wiemar, Boola Cobb, Jack Wiemar, and Billy Wiemar in front of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Highland Park, the Zegmeir's house is behind the church, ca. 1906
Laurel Ave. just east of Pres. Church- Emmitt Maroney, Herb Wiemar, Boola Cobb, Jack Wiemar, and Billy Wiemar, No Date

Landscape

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.17/3.4-1.20/3.4
  • Subseries
  • 1892-1967, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains images of the landscape. Not all the images may be of Highland Park. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

First Bus Line, 1892
Route 22, Half Day Rd.- open field, No Date
Large tower, No Date
Barn with silo taken from orchard view, No Date

This sub series also contains oversize images of the landscape. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

Photograph of Skokie Lagoons by Richard Edwards, No Date
arial view of Highland Park facing south, No Date
arial view of Highland Park facing south, No Date
Arial view of Highland Park, 4-28-1967
Jesse Lowe Smith Foley's Pond, No Date
Jesse Lowe Smith Flood time Des Plaines River, No Date
Jesse Lowe Smith Along the Des Plaines River, No Date
Arial view of Highland Park, No Date
Arial view of Highland Park, No Date

Shields Family

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.26/3.5-.7-1.38
  • Subseries
  • 1895, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains images from the Shields family. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

Viola Shields, 1895
Viola Shields, No Date

General

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho-1.15/3.3-1.15/3.3
  • Subseries
  • 1896-1930, No Date
  • Part of Visual Photograph

This sub series contains general images of various Highland Park improvements. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

Ground Breaking, No Date
East Central Ave.- men raising flag pole, 1896
Brick Layers, No Date

This sub series also contains oversize images of various Highland Park improvements. Below is a list of the items in this folder along with their dates.

Corner stone laid for City Hall, 1930
Corner stone laid for City Hall, 1930

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