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  • Memorial Day Plans Are Now Being Decided
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 8     Members of the Grand Army of the Republic, Spanish War Veterans and Boy Scouts are finalizing plans for the observance of Memorial Day in Evanston. The tentative plan is that Mayor James R. Smart will be the Grand Marshal of the day. L.A. Gaskey of Chicago, a Spanish War Veteran, ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 8   Members of the Grand Army of the Republic, Spanish War Veterans and Boy Scouts are finalizing plans for the observance of Memorial Day in Evanston. The tentative plan is that ...
  • Remember Memorial Day [editorial]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 May 2011, p. 26     ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 May 2011, p. 26   ...
  • Veterans Lack Funds; Services Called Off
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 1     For the first time in 28 years, the Wilmette Memorial Day parade and exercises to honor soldiers who died in the Civil War, will be cancelled. This is because of a lack of funds....
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1913, p. 1   For the first time in 28 years, the Wilmette Memorial Day parade and exercises to honor soldiers who died in the Civil War, will be cancelled. This is because of ...
  • Kenilworth remembers
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 May 2005, p. 12     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 May 2005, p. 12   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Memorial Day in Wilmette
    NewspaperImageText  Eric Divis, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 May 2012, 18, 19     Photographs taken during the Wilmette Memorial Day Parade on Monday. Includes photograph of Eric Peters, age 10, and David Yablong of Wilmette; Huerter-Wilmette American Legion members Nick Peters, Jas Paulmer and Michael Jonscher, Ryan Peters age 6, of Glenview
    NewspaperImageText  Eric Divis, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 May 2012, 18, 19   Photographs taken during the Wilmette Memorial Day Parade on Monday. Includes photograph of Eric Peters, age 10, and David Yablong of Wilmette; Huerter-Wilmette American Legion members Nick Peters, Jas Paulmer ...
  • Military companies busy with parades for Decoration Day activities
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 May 1918, p. 1, column 4     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 May 1918, p. 1, column 4   ...
  • Village President Zipf issues proclamation calling upon citizens of Wilmette to commemorate War's End
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 1921, p. 9, column 2     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 1921, p. 9, column 2   ...
  • Remembering the fallen
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 May 2011, Cover     Scouts from Troop 13 salute the flag Sunday during Kenilworth's Memorial Day Ceremony. Story p.6...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 May 2011, Cover   Scouts from Troop 13 salute the flag Sunday during Kenilworth's Memorial Day Ceremony. Story p.6...
  • Towns observe Memorial Day
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 May 2011, p. 6     Wilmette and Kenilworth school and local government offices will be closed Monday in honor of the Memorial Day holiday. Activities planned to celebrate the day. Photograph U.S. Rep. Robert Dold; Members of the Sears School Choir; Kyle Foley, Gregg Callegari, Joe Defelice and David Creamer...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 May 2011, p. 6   Wilmette and Kenilworth school and local government offices will be closed Monday in honor of the Memorial Day holiday. Activities planned to celebrate the day. Photograph U.S. Rep. Robert Dold; ...
  • Honoring fallen heroes
    NewspaperImage  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 2011, Cover     Photograph of the annual Wilmette Memorial Day parade Monday. Story p.5...
    NewspaperImage  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 2011, Cover   Photograph of the annual Wilmette Memorial Day parade Monday. Story p.5...
  • Wilmette remembers on Memorial Day
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 2011, p. 5     Photograph Michael Jonscher of Wilmette escorting Nancy Fox as she places a wreath in front of the memorial to fallen soldiers outside village hall. Fox's son, John Phillips Jr., is the last name on the memorial....
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 2011, p. 5   Photograph Michael Jonscher of Wilmette escorting Nancy Fox as she places a wreath in front of the memorial to fallen soldiers outside village hall. Fox's son, John Phillips Jr., is ...
  • Decoration Day parade
    Image       Photograph published in Wilmette: a history, by George D. Bushnell, Wilmette, Illinois, p. 107,...
    Image     Photograph published in Wilmette: a history, by George D. Bushnell, Wilmette, Illinois, p. 107,...
  • Merchants promise aid in Memorial Day program
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 May 1924, p. 1     Store to be decorated ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 May 1924, p. 1   Store to be decorated ...
  • G. A. R. arranges for Memorial Day
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 May 1912, Section 1, p. 5, column 2     John A. Logan Post 540 of Evanston plans the day. Comrades in charge include H. W. Chester, A. W. McClure, J. S. Currey, W. P. Turner, E. D. Redington, H. Osborn, H. A. Pearsons, R. S. Risser, E. J. Cobleigh, T. J. Moss, J. W. Thompson, H. H. C. Miller, ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 May 1912, Section 1, p. 5, column 2   John A. Logan Post 540 of Evanston plans the day. Comrades in charge include H. W. Chester, A. W. McClure, J. S. Currey, W. P. Turner, E. D. Redington, H. ...
  • Old tales made new; Memorial day was celebrated in Evanston Sunday when G.A.R. members met at First Baptist Church; Stifler preached sermon
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Jun 1912, p. 4, column 11     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Jun 1912, p. 4, column 11   ...
  • G.A.R. members of New Trier Township collecting funds for celebration of Decoration Day
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1912, Section 2, p. 2, column 1     Section 2...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 May 1912, Section 2, p. 2, column 1   Section 2...
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