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Illinois--Lake County--Highland Park With digital objects
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Burus Cabin

Verso reads "The Old Burns cabin (ill.) on the Swift Farm west side of Ridge road."


Looking east on Central Ave. across railroad tracks with view MacDonald's ( McDonald ) Store. Erskine Bank opened in the building a few years later.

Goldburg Place : on Road to Deerfield

Verso reads "Another barn cabin back of the brick house West of C&N track on road from HPark to Deerfield. I thinkg someone called the place Goldbergs. Martin barn."

Lamb's House

Verso reads Lamb's in section 16 West of Highwood north fo C & N track way off from the main road."

Wagon wheel quilt

Pieced, possibly for a woman's circle of the (First) Baptist Church or the first Evangelical Congregational Church. This 1895 block quilt of wagon wheels is an early example community fundraising in Highland Park, Illinois. It contains 564 names. A wheel's center name is probably the church or missionary member sewing that section with the names in the spokes being subscribers to her wheel. 192 x 190 cm.

Bathing suit

Two-piece Blue woolen swim costume with skirt belonged to one Fannie Everett. 88 x 44 cm.

Goldberg's Opera house

Broadside advertising "Goldberg's Opera House Highland Park Thursday, Oct' 7 Something New, Funny and up-to-date. McCabe & Young's A New York Success: A Black Trilby." Framed item is fragile and has been repaired with tape.

Geese in flight quilt

Triangle based pattern quilt patched in pinks, yellows, reds, blues, browns; as well as a think blue checkered backing interspersed with a pink floral design. 203 x 203 cm. Faded, worn and partially torn. Tag denotes quilt style.

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