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Highland Park Historical Society Collection
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Maps

  • US IlHpHS R2013-3
  • Collection
  • 1820-2000

This artificial collection created by the Society consists of 31 oversize, chiefly mounted, maps. Many of the mountings have maps on both sides. Maps are of Highland Park, Illinois. There are several maps of the state of Illinois. An inventory file entitled "Map Collection" contains images of several of the maps. An asterisk in the inventory indicates items in this collection.

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Visual Photograph

  • US IlHpHS Visu.Pho
  • Collection
  • 1853-2003

This collection is made up of general photographs from the Highland Park Historical Society archives. It is comprised of 17 (artificial_ series with 29 sub series. The series are divided into topics with the sub series dividing some of the larger series into more specific smaller topics, while remaining general. The topics that are covered in this collection include places, locations, buildings, negatives, and people. Many of the images were done at the Brand Brothers Studio in Highland Park. Their photographic contribution to the documentation of Highland Park through the years is vitally important and the majority of the images held by HPHS.

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35mm slides of Highland Park

  • Collection
  • 1870

This collection contains 272 35mm slides and 3 discs with corresponding digital objects. The slides contain photos of architecture around Highland Park (both indoor and outdoor) as well as the railroad, people, maps of Highland Park, advertisements, and newspaper clippings ranging from the late 19th century to the mid 20th century.

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Fort Sheridan Collection

  • US IlHpHS fort.she
  • Collection
  • 1887-2000

This artificial collection, which appears to have been created by the Highland Park Historical Society, contains files related to the Fort Sheridan army base (active from 1887-1993) located in Fort Sheridan, Illinois. The files contain records regarding the history of Fort Sheridan, ceremonies and events held there, its redevelopment, visitor's guides and photographs documenting its history. It is arranged by topic.

Fort Sheridan (Ill.).

Diplomas, certifications and certificates of achievement

  • US IlHpHS Dipl.cer
  • Collection
  • 1887-1984

This collection is composed of diplomas, certifications and appointments ranging in date from 1887 to 1984. This is an artificial collection put together by the museum. Included in the collection is Meville Cobb's grammer school diploma from 1908.

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Telephone directories collection

  • US IlHpHS Tele.dir
  • Collection
  • 1890-2014

Various Highland Park and neighboring communities arranged chronologically and by decade, white and yellow pages : 1890-1999 ; 1999-2000 ; 2001 ; 2002 ; 2002-2003 ; 2004-2005 ; 2007 ; 2008-2009 ; 2009-2010 (2) ; 2010 ; 2010-2011 ; 2011-2012 (2) ; 2012 ; 2013 ; 2013-2014 ; 2014.
Issues dated 1908-1913 have been digitized and are available on the Library's website via the link below.

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Exmoor Country Club Collection

  • US IlHpHS Exmo.cou
  • Collection
  • 1896-1996

This collection contains images, clippings, monographs, and other ephemera documenting Exmoor Country Club.

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Highland Park Day Parade : real photo postcards

  • US IlHpHS high.day
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1900-1915

This (artificial) collection contains postcard images of the Highland Park Day Parade. Images show scenes of the parade including group participants and floats. Includes some duplicates.

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Highland Park Schools Collection

  • US IlHpHS scho.col
  • Collection
  • Bulk, 1900-1970

This collection contains photographs, yearbooks, report cards, attendance records, graduation and school performance programs, a financial record book, newspaper articles, and other school related ephemera from Highland Park Schools. The Highland Park Schools Collection appears to have been created at the Highland Park Historical Society and provenance is mixed and mostly undocumented. It should also be noted that many of the photographs within the collection were taken by the Brand Studio of Highland Park, IL. The following is an overview of materials that may be of special interest: Box 1 contains photographs of Highland Park School buildings and students from 1900-1950; Box 2 contains photographs of Highland Park High School sports teams and band from 1920-1950; autographed photograph of Harry E. Bolle, H.P.H.S band director; Box 3 contains school attendance and scholarship records from 1922-1941; Box 4 contains a financial record book from 1913-1923 with special mention given to information regarding the Nixon Fund on the first page; Box 5 contains materials from Highland Park Schools and related organizations such as the Board of Education for District 108 and 107. Items of special interest include: Board of Education and District 108 materials from 1909-1992; Elm Place School Building Dedication materials from 1870-1998; Elm Place School Girl Patrol materials from 1930-1984; Elm Place School plays, concerts, and award ceremonies programs from 1922-1984; publications from Highland Park Schools including Sparks, The Crier, The Green Elm and student publications from 1860-1946, 2 copies of A History of Elm Place School and Green Bay Road School (1944) by Etta Grunewald; Elm Place School graduation programs, photographs from 1893-1999; a scrapbook of photographs and written work on Elm Place School from 1916; a copy of the Blue and White, Deerfield-Shields High School newspaper from June 3, 1924; A Survey That Looks Ahead Ten Years by R.L. Sandwick from November 20, 1940; early Elm Place School photographs and documents from 1880-1984; Northwood Junior High Commencement Program from June 15, 1978; Indian Trail School photographs and documents from 1969-1990; Oak Park Terrace School photographs and documents from 1918-1990; Red Oak Junior High School Graduation Program from 1967; Red Oak Junior High “Oakies” Pendent; West Ridge School photographs and documents from 1914-1939; Braeside School documents and photographs from 1943-1957; History of Braeside School by Byron Klorfine; newspaper article about Francis Stupey Log Cabin and Braeside School from 1943; Ravinia School photographs and documents ca. 1950; miscellaneous school pictures from 1916-1930; class autograph book from 1930; scrapbook of Deerfield-Shields Township High School from 1918-1940; Lincoln School Yearbooks 1939-40; book of newspaper clippings from 1920-1950; North Shores Series and other music performance programs from 1929-1941 (includes performance by Marian Anderson, Ezio Pinza, and Fritz Kreisler); issues of Ravinia School Scribbler Newspaper, Vol. 3 No. 1 and 2 from 1931 and 1932; Highland Park

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Highland Park Hospital Collection

  • US IlHpHS hosp.col
  • Collection
  • 1917-1989

This collection documents the Highland Park Hospital. There are two series: Friends of Highland Park Hospital and Highland Park Hospital.

The first series holds reports and other materials created by the Friends of Highland Park Hospital and related organizations. The community funded hospital and its supporting organizations created and disseminated updates on the hospital's progress, events, and free general health information. The Hospital also had a Thrift Shop, run by the Highland Park Hospital Auxiliary. This series includes newsletters, annual reports, correspondence, pamphlets, and thrift shop information.

The second series, Highland Park Hospital, documents the Highland Park Hospital. It holds material to increase awareness and promote the Hospital. Annual reports, early birth records, correspondence, hospital development information, program information, pamphlets, newsletters, newspaper clippings, newspapers, photographs (images and negatives), and stock certificates comprise this collection.

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