Photographs of Wilmette
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1910-1919
  
  • Photograph of the Carnegie Library of Wilmette pasted onto a scrapbook page
        Carnegie Library of Wilmette showing the surrounding lawn and street. Exact date unknown...
      Carnegie Library of Wilmette showing the surrounding lawn and street. Exact date ...
  • Klinge & White Grocery
        Interior of the Klinge & White grocery store in Wilmette c.1916.
      Interior of the Klinge & White grocery store in Wilmette c.1916.
  • Decoration Day parade
        Photograph published in Wilmette: a history, by George D. Bushnell, Wilmette, Illinois, p. 107,...
      Photograph published in Wilmette: a history, by George D. Bushnell, Wilmette, Illinois, ...
  • Beach at Wilmette about 1918
        View of people lounging on the Lake Michigan beach at Wilmette. Large striped beach umbrellas are in use and the skyline of the City of Chicago is visible
      View of people lounging on the Lake Michigan beach at Wilmette. Large ...
  • Children playing with a model ship at the Wilmette beach
        Children playing with a model ship in Lake Michigan at Wilmette...
      Children playing with a model ship in Lake Michigan at Wilmette...
  • Beach in Wilmette about 1918
        People on the Lake Michigan beach at Wilmette, Illinois.
      People on the Lake Michigan beach at Wilmette, Illinois.
  • View of the Lake Michigan beach at Wilmette, Illinois about 1918
        Benches lined up along the beach and people swimming.
      Benches lined up along the beach and people swimming.
  • View of people on the Wilmette beach
        View of people on the beach showing beach umbrellas, climbing toys for children, benches, life guard station and swimmers...
      View of people on the beach showing beach umbrellas, climbing toys for ...
  • Lifeguard station and people at the Wilmette beach
        Note slides and platforms in the water with the swimmers...
      Note slides and platforms in the water with the swimmers...
  • View of Wilmette beach about 1918
  • People spreading a blanket on the Wilmette beach about 1918
        Note everyone is fully dressed, and gentlemen are wearing hats and ties...
      Note everyone is fully dressed, and gentlemen are wearing hats and ties...
  • Piles of snow on the Wilmette beach about 1918
  • The beach at Wilmette in Summer
        Photograph of the beach at Wilmette showing row-boats and a boathouse next to the water. People can be seen descending steps to the water...
      Photograph of the beach at Wilmette showing row-boats and a boathouse next ...
  • Pier at Wilmette beach
        Photograph of a pier off of the Wilmette beach...
      Photograph of a pier off of the Wilmette beach...
  • Photograph of the shore at the Wilmette beach
        Photograph of the Wilmette beach from the water looking east. Shown is a pier extending into the water. A small shed is located to the right with wooded, sandy, bluffs behind it. The original image is somewhat blurry...
      Photograph of the Wilmette beach from the water looking east. Shown is ...
  • Waiting for President Roosevelt's train
        Nathaniel Webb keeps an eye on Wilmette residents waiting along the railroad tracks for Theodore Roosevelt's train to pass. Roosevelt was on his way to the Great Lakes Naval Station to visit Father Edward J. Vattmann, Army chaplain during World War I.
      Nathaniel Webb keeps an eye on Wilmette residents waiting along the railroad ...
  • Wilmette Guard on review beside Wilmette Village Hall
        Illinois Reserve Militia, First Regiment, Company D, Wilmette, Illinois
      Illinois Reserve Militia, First Regiment, Company D, Wilmette, Illinois
  • Christmas stockings
        Two hundred pairs of Christmas socks for Camp Grant and Great Lakes Station purchased from Home Guard appropriation to Red Cross Auxiliary
      Two hundred pairs of Christmas socks for Camp Grant and Great Lakes ...
  • Bandage rolling
        Red Cross workers in white uniforms ironing and rolling bandages.
      Red Cross workers in white uniforms ironing and rolling bandages.
  • J. Melville Brown
        During World War I the third floor of the Brown Building, at 1159 Wilmette Ave., was used by Wilmette's War Camp Community Service. There were dances Saturday nights, music on Sundays. A few of the sailors who had week-end leave would stay and sleep on cots. Often my father, J. ...
      During World War I the third floor of the Brown Building, at ...
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Photographs of Wilmette


Collection of photographs taken in Wilmette, Illinois.