Photographs of Wilmette


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  • Waiting for President Roosevelt's train
    Image       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.
    Image     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 ...
  • Knitting for Soldiers
    Image       Wilmette, Illinois, women and girls who gathered to knit socks, sweaters and scarves for U.S. military personnel during World War I.
    Image     Wilmette, Illinois, women and girls who gathered to knit socks, sweaters and scarves for U.S. military personnel during World War I.
  • Christmas stockings
    Image       Two hundred pairs of Christmas socks for Camp Grant and Great Lakes Station purchased from Home Guard appropriation to Red Cross Auxiliary
    Image     Two hundred pairs of Christmas socks for Camp Grant and Great Lakes Station purchased from Home Guard appropriation to Red Cross Auxiliary
  • Bandage rolling
    Image       Red Cross workers in white uniforms ironing and rolling bandages.
    Image     Red Cross workers in white uniforms ironing and rolling bandages.
  • J. Melville Brown
    ImageGenealogical Resource       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. ...
    ImageGenealogical Resource     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 ...
  • World War I Memorial
    ImageTextGenealogical Resourcemystery       Memorial to World War I war dead. Plaque is mounted on a stone in Gillson Park marking a grove of thirteen trees planted in honor of war heroes. Names are Allyn Taber Anderson, Franklin B. Bellows, Louis Mason Bruch, Alfred J. Francesco, Henry George Herbon, Douglas T. Hoffman, Peter John ...
    ImageTextGenealogical Resourcemystery     Memorial to World War I war dead. Plaque is mounted on a stone in Gillson Park marking a grove of thirteen trees planted in honor of war heroes. Names are ...
  • Wilmette Guard on review beside Wilmette Village Hall
    Image       Illinois Reserve Militia, First Regiment, Company D, Wilmette, Illinois
    Image     Illinois Reserve Militia, First Regiment, Company D, Wilmette, Illinois
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Photographs of Wilmette


Collection of photographs taken in Wilmette, Illinois.