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Baker family photographs

  • US IlHpHS 69.192
  • File
  • 1890 - 1994

Portraits and other images of the Baker family, chiefly by Brand Studios, with detailed descriptions on versos.

Baker family

Cobb Family Collection

  • US IlHpHS 67-347.673-48.67-68
  • Collection
  • 1917-1918

Correspondence regarding Cobb familly and other Highland Park, Illinois participants in the "Great War," 1914-1918.

Cobb family

Cobb Family Collection

  • US IlHpHS 2015.9
  • Collection
  • 1882-1952

The collection consists of family correspondence, newspaper clippings, photographs, a copper engraving plate, programs and a United States Army honorable discharge certificate to Daniel L. Cobb.

Cobb family

From memory

  • US IlHpHS from.mem
  • Item
  • [1950?]

This brief reminiscence of early years on Michigan Avenue in Chicago and Highland Park, Illinois, recalls devoted paternal grandparents, music lessons and chamber music with the Du Moulin family, a father’s departure, a determined single mother and her male friend, attending Harvard College, and teaching music and possibly English at Hull House. The manuscript ends with notes for ideas for an autobiography.

Jones, George R (George Roberts)

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

Stipe family history

  • US IlHpHS stip.fam
  • Collection
  • ca. 1844-1984

The Beinlich, Stipe, Koller family history/ by David W. Winter, photo Tina Stipe Hart, 1870-1937 and family history notes and photographs.

Stipe family