Photographs of Wilmette
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1940-1949
  
  • Linden Avenue businesses near the elevated train terminal in 1949
        Businesses on the northeast corner of 4th Street and Linden Avenues.
      Businesses on the northeast corner of 4th Street and Linden Avenues.
  • Lyman Drugs northwest corner of Wilmette and Central Avenues, Wilmette, Illinois, 1948.
        View looks east down Wilmette Avenue. Also visible in the photograph is Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Jewel and a dry goods store.
      View looks east down Wilmette Avenue. Also visible in the photograph is ...
  • Walgreen Drugs southwest corner of Wilmette and Central Avenues, Wilmette, Illinois, 1948
        View looks southwest along Wilmette Avenue. Businesses visible in the photograph are Walgreen Drugs, the Wilmette Cafe and Bosch Wallpaper and Paints.
      View looks southwest along Wilmette Avenue. Businesses visible in the photograph are ...
  • Northeast corner Wilmette and Central Avenues, June 1948
        View of the intersection of Wilmette and Central Avenues looking north. Visible to the east is the marquee of the Wilmette Theater which is showing Good News, a film starring June Allyson and Peter Lawford; a barber shop; Schultz & Nord Dry Cleaners on Central Avenue with Wilmette Stationers around ...
      View of the intersection of Wilmette and Central Avenues looking north. Visible ...
  • First Federal Savings & Loan of Wilmette
        Formerly located at 1149 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL.
      Formerly located at 1149 Wilmette Ave, Wilmette, IL.
  • First Federal Savings & Loan of Wilmette close up view
        In pencil on reverse " Old First Federal on Wilmette Ave."
      In pencil on reverse " Old First Federal on Wilmette Ave."
  • Carnegie Library of Wilmette
        All rights reserved The L. L. Cook Co., Milwaukee.
      All rights reserved The L. L. Cook Co., Milwaukee.
  • Carnegie Library of Wilmette 1940-1949 No. 35
        Wilmette Public Library staff members in 1945. Left to right: Helen Siniff, Mildred Jones, Adelaide Ortegal, unidentified woman.
      Wilmette Public Library staff members in 1945. Left to right: Helen Siniff, ...
  • Carnegie Library of Wilmette 1940-1949 No. 46
        One of a series of photographs to illustrate overcrowded conditions in the library. Photograph was published January 8, 1948 in The Wilmette Life
      One of a series of photographs to illustrate overcrowded conditions in the ...
  • Carnegie Library of Wilmette 1940-1949 No. 47
        One of a series of photographs to illustrate overcrowded conditions in the library
      One of a series of photographs to illustrate overcrowded conditions in the ...
  • Carnegie Library of Wilmette 1940-1949 No. 48
        One of a series of photographs to illustrate overcrowded conditions in the library
      One of a series of photographs to illustrate overcrowded conditions in the ...
  • Carnegie Library of Wilmette 1940-1949 No. 49
        One of a series of photographs to illustrate overcrowded conditions in the library
      One of a series of photographs to illustrate overcrowded conditions in the ...
  • Carnegie Library of Wilmette 1940-1949 No. 8
        Staff of the Carnegie Library of Wilmette in the Adult Department. Left to right: Miss Gladys C. Engelien, Mrs. Katharine L. Adams and Miss Mary Jane Hebel
      Staff of the Carnegie Library of Wilmette in the Adult Department. Left ...
  • Aerial view of the Baha'i House of Worship, 1940
        [annotation on back of the photograph] Note the number of vacant lots on Linden Ave., and Laurel Ave. at this time. The Ben Marshall (Goldblatt) home is still there and the water comes almost up to the bluff there. You can see the scaffolding on the Baha'i Temple. None of ...
      [annotation on back of the photograph] Note the number of vacant lots ...
  • View of Green Bay Road
        The inscription on the back identifies the view, incorrectly, as the east side of Green Bay Road.
      The inscription on the back identifies the view, incorrectly, as the east ...
  • Ruins of Gage's Pier
        A typed label on the reverse "Here children may see the ruins of an old Lake Michigan ier and be told how it was built generations ago to stop beach erosion." In red pencil on reverse: "Ruins of Gage's Pier" In pencil: "1949"
      A typed label on the reverse "Here children may see the ruins ...
  • Ruins of Gage's Pier
        In pencil on reverse "Dunes and Gage's Pier 1949."
      In pencil on reverse "Dunes and Gage's Pier 1949."
  • Sand dunes on the Wilmette Beach
        Typed label on reverse: "Here children may learn of beach erosion from lake storms and of botanical growth in newly formed sand dunes."
      Typed label on reverse: "Here children may learn of beach erosion from ...
  • Portrait of J. Melville Brown
  • Portrait of Dr. Rufus Byron Stolp
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Photographs of Wilmette


Collection of photographs taken in Wilmette, Illinois.