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  • Civil War nursing challenges come to life at local museum
    NewspaperImageText  Joel Lerner, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Feb 2012, p. 11     Photograph historical lecturer Leslie Goddard who portrayed Clara Barton, a Civil War era nurse, at the Wilmette Historical Museum on Monday.
    NewspaperImageText  Joel Lerner, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Feb 2012, p. 11   Photograph historical lecturer Leslie Goddard who portrayed Clara Barton, a Civil War era nurse, at the Wilmette Historical Museum on Monday.
  • Museum offers stroller tour
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Sep 2011, p. 16     The Wilmette Historical Museum is offering a free stroller tour from 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 10....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Sep 2011, p. 16   The Wilmette Historical Museum is offering a free stroller tour from 10-11:30 a.m. Sept. 10....
  • Museum to host Civil War historian
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Apr 2011, p. 6     The Wilmette Historical Museum will present "Illinois Fights the Civil War" at 2 p.m. April 17 at the Historical Museum, 609 Ridge Road, Wilmette. In remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the museum will feature historian and author Robert I. Girardi....
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Apr 2011, p. 6   The Wilmette Historical Museum will present "Illinois Fights the Civil War" at 2 p.m. April 17 at the Historical Museum, 609 Ridge Road, Wilmette. In remembrance of the 150th anniversary ...
  • Stroller walk in Wilmette
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 May 2012, p. 30     The Wilmette Historical Museum is offering a stroller tour this summer, giving families with small children the opportunity to learn about Wilmette's historic downtown. The tour will be held Saturday, June 9.
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 May 2012, p. 30   The Wilmette Historical Museum is offering a stroller tour this summer, giving families with small children the opportunity to learn about Wilmette's historic downtown. The tour will be held Saturday, ...
  • Museum holds "green" home tour
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 2012, p. 5     The Wilmette Historical Museum will hold a self-guided tour of five examples of new homes bult using "green" technology on June 16.
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jun 2012, p. 5   The Wilmette Historical Museum will hold a self-guided tour of five examples of new homes bult using "green" technology on June 16.
  • Strolling through history
    NewspaperImageText  Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Sep 2012, p. 17     The Wilmette Historical Museum has started a new stroller tour series to garget younger families in Wilmette. Comments by volunteer guides David Erck, Mike Tobin, Leah Bostrom and publicity head, Rachel Kuhn. Photograph infant, Louis Friedman, and his mother, Lauren, of Glenview during Sunday's "Stroller Tour" of Linden Square in ...
    NewspaperImageText  Kathy Routliffe, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Sep 2012, p. 17   The Wilmette Historical Museum has started a new stroller tour series to garget younger families in Wilmette. Comments by volunteer guides David Erck, Mike Tobin, Leah Bostrom and publicity head, ...
  • Kenilworth Historical Society
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Dec 2010, B25     Exhibit, "Kenilworth: the Next Fifty Years" examines life dudring the second half of the 20th century. The museum is located at 415 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Dec 2010, B25   Exhibit, "Kenilworth: the Next Fifty Years" examines life dudring the second half of the 20th century. The museum is located at 415 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth....
  • Public invited to open house celebrations
    NewspaperText  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Apr 2011, p. 11     The annual Wilmette Police Department open house and the annual open house of the WIlmette Historical Museum will be held Sunday afternoon, May 1....
    NewspaperText  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Apr 2011, p. 11   The annual Wilmette Police Department open house and the annual open house of the WIlmette Historical Museum will be held Sunday afternoon, May 1....
  • Annual Holocaust Museum dinner raises $3 million
    NewspaperImageText  Isaacs, Mike, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Apr 2011, p. 13     About 2,000 people attended the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center's 2011 Humanitarian Awards Dinner. The annual event raised more than $3 million in support of the museum's mission....
    NewspaperImageText  Isaacs, Mike, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Apr 2011, p. 13   About 2,000 people attended the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center's 2011 Humanitarian Awards Dinner. The annual event raised more than $3 million in support of the museum's mission....
  • Open houses attract hundreds
    NewspaperImageText  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 May 2011, p. 5     The Wilmette Police Department and the Wilmette Historical Museum both held open houses on Sunday attracting hundreds of people. Photograph Katie Dunn, 5, of Wilmette...
    NewspaperImageText  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 May 2011, p. 5   The Wilmette Police Department and the Wilmette Historical Museum both held open houses on Sunday attracting hundreds of people. Photograph Katie Dunn, 5, of Wilmette...
  • Museum leads informative tour of cemetery
    NewspaperImageGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Sep 2011, 12, 13     Photographs taken during the Wilmette Historical Society's tour Sept. 17 of historic St. Joseph Cemetery at Ridge and Lake. Rachel Kuhn, Jan Besser of Wilmette, Joan Butzen of Wilmette, Mike Tobin, and Ron Testa. Photograph of six graves of Civil War soldiers from Wilmette provided by the Wilmette Historical Museum....
    NewspaperImageGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Sep 2011, 12, 13   Photographs taken during the Wilmette Historical Society's tour Sept. 17 of historic St. Joseph Cemetery at Ridge and Lake. Rachel Kuhn, Jan Besser of Wilmette, Joan Butzen of Wilmette, Mike ...
  • Survivor reflects on Kristallnacht anniversary
    NewspaperImageText  Isaacs, Mike, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Nov 2010, 21, 24, 25     Fritzie Fritzshall, president of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center lived in Czechoslovakia at the time of the Kristallnacht attack on Jews on November 9-10, 1938. Fritzshall was born in the town of Klucharky in 1931. Article continued p.24....
    NewspaperImageText  Isaacs, Mike, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Nov 2010, 21, 24, 25   Fritzie Fritzshall, president of the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center lived in Czechoslovakia at the time of the Kristallnacht attack on Jews on November 9-10, 1938. Fritzshall was born ...
  • Kristallnacht ceremony honors heroic rescuers
    NewspaperImageText  Isaacs, Mike, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Nov 2010, p. 23     Five new plaques were added to the Illinois Holocaust Museum a& Education Center's Foundation of the Righteous recently in a ceremony commemorating the 72nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, the state sanctioned, anti-Jewish riots against Germany's Jewish Community. The newest honorees are Liesel and Luise Gansz of Germany, Gerhardus and Elizabeth Heuker ...
    NewspaperImageText  Isaacs, Mike, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Nov 2010, p. 23   Five new plaques were added to the Illinois Holocaust Museum a& Education Center's Foundation of the Righteous recently in a ceremony commemorating the 72nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, the state sanctioned, ...
  • History tour
    NewspaperImageText  Lerner, Joel, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, Cover     Photograph of Kathy Hussey-Arntson of the Wilmette Historical Museum conducting a tour of St. Joseph Cemetery. Story p.7....
    NewspaperImageText  Lerner, Joel, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, Cover   Photograph of Kathy Hussey-Arntson of the Wilmette Historical Museum conducting a tour of St. Joseph Cemetery. Story p.7....
  • Museum hosts walking tour of Wilmette's past
    NewspaperImageText  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, p. 7,9     The Wilmette Historical Museum hosted a walking tour of the historic St. Joseph Cemetery on July 16 at Lake and Ridge Road. Museum director Kathy Hussey-Arntson, curator Patrick Leary, program director Rachel Kuhn and board member Susan Mitrano acted a tour guides. Photographs Rachel Kuhn and Patrick Leary, museum curator....
    NewspaperImageText  Routliffe, Kathy, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, p. 7,9   The Wilmette Historical Museum hosted a walking tour of the historic St. Joseph Cemetery on July 16 at Lake and Ridge Road. Museum director Kathy Hussey-Arntson, curator Patrick Leary, program ...
  • Another great House Walk, letter by Blair Cook, Wilmette
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 May 2012, p. 33     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 May 2012, p. 33   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library....
  • Dashing through history
    NewspaperImageText  Dan Ludert, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, Cover     Photograph of Rachel Kuhn, program director at the Wilmette Historical Museum. The museum has organized a program about historical sites to celebrate the village's 140th birthday during "Amazing Race Wilmette." Story p.7.
    NewspaperImageText  Dan Ludert, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, Cover   Photograph of Rachel Kuhn, program director at the Wilmette Historical Museum. The museum has organized a program about historical sites to celebrate the village's 140th birthday during "Amazing Race Wilmette." ...
  • Race celebrates village history
    NewspaperImageText  Dan Ludert, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, 7, 10     The museum has organized a program about historical sites to celebrate the village's 140th birthday during "Amazing Race Wilmette" on September 30th. Photograph of Rachel Kuhn, program director at the Wilmette Historical Museum.
    NewspaperImageText  Dan Ludert, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, 7, 10   The museum has organized a program about historical sites to celebrate the village's 140th birthday during "Amazing Race Wilmette" on September 30th. Photograph of Rachel Kuhn, program director at the ...
  • Taste of Wilmette's past
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, p. 11     Brief anecdotes from Wilmette history.
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Sep 2012, p. 11   Brief anecdotes from Wilmette history.
  • Antiques Show
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Apr 2011, p. 46     Photograph Denise Swanson, Rosanne Barrett and Missy Ware at the Woman's Club of Wilmette's 69th Annual North Shore Antiques Show Dec. 4; Joan Stein, AnnDumler of Wilmete and Martha Peck....
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Apr 2011, p. 46   Photograph Denise Swanson, Rosanne Barrett and Missy Ware at the Woman's Club of Wilmette's 69th Annual North Shore Antiques Show Dec. 4; Joan Stein, AnnDumler of Wilmete and Martha Peck....
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