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  • Oral History of Fred Favor, 
1911-1982
        Interview with Fred Favor by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, December 5, 1978. ABSTRACT: Born Hyde Park, came to Wilmette at four years of age Wilmette boundary on west at Ridge Road "No Man's Land" between Wilmette and Kenilworth - Gross Point west of Ridge Avenue - originally included some of ...
      Interview with Fred Favor by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, December 5, 1978. ...
  • Elizabeth Fitch (1899-1986) oral history
        Interview with Elizabeth Fitch by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, in 1984. ABSTRACT: Early history of both parental backgrounds prior to Wilmette in 1906 Childhood and schooling in Wilmette, New Trier, Wellesley and nursing degree at Walter Reed Hospital, Washington, D.C. Summer spent in Labrador and Newfoundland with Grenfell Expedition ...
      Interview with Elizabeth Fitch by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, in 1984. ...
  • Margaret Dingee McClure (1900-1996) oral history
        Interview with Margaret Dingee McClure by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, October, 1981. ABSTRACT: Early years, homes, schools New Trier High School years, subjects, teachers Social life - Carnegie Library - Annie Long, librarian - Musically educated -- moved to Highland Park several years after marriage to Lawrence McClure Ravinia ...
      Interview with Margaret Dingee McClure by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, October, ...
  • Frances A. Goodhue (1886-1983) oral history
        Interview with Frances Goodhue by Rhea Saul Adler about 1977 in Wilmette, Illinois. Transcribed by Karen Miller, June 2009.
      Interview with Frances Goodhue by Rhea Saul Adler about 1977 in Wilmette, ...
  • John Tuttle Miller (1921-2012) oral history
        ABSTRACT Interviewee: John Tuttle Miller Interviewer: Rhea Adler Date of interview: Winter, 1977 Early memories of Wilmette - Death of father 1929 - Laurel, Stolp, New Trier schooling Pony, Sunshine...Cart and sleigh, Delivery service for Consumer's Grocery Store, Grandfather moved in from farm in Iowa in 1929 Northwestern athletic field ...
      ABSTRACT Interviewee: John Tuttle Miller Interviewer: Rhea Adler Date of interview: Winter, ...
  • Mary Stewart Barry Townes (1903-1997) oral history
        Interview with Mary Townes by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette, Illinois, on November 17 [year unspecified]. CD 2 Track 1 was blank.
      Interview with Mary Townes by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette, Illinois, on November ...
  • Ella B. Butz (1888-1982) oral history
        Interview of Ella B. Butz by Rhea Adler in Wilmette on March 26, 1976. ABSTRACT Wilmette in 1890's, early activities, Wilmette Country Club, mention of many early families and people by name, Butz and Arend family histories, Northwestern Academy and New Trier High School early beginnings, social and athletic activities, ...
      Interview of Ella B. Butz by Rhea Adler in Wilmette on March ...
  • Fred Stickney Northam (1904-1979) oral history
        Interview with Fred Northam by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, in the fall of 1977. ABSTRACT: Birth in Wilmette — Llewellin Park - Early childhood experiences “L” tracks run into Wilmette overnight on CMSTP right of way - Digging Sanitary Canal Wilmette business district Central/Wilmette Avenue and West Railroad Avenue ...
      Interview with Fred Northam by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, in the ...
  • Anna Kathryn Witt (1895-1988) oral history
        Interview with Anna Witt by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette on December 9, 1975. Abstract: Sold milk from 800 block of Forest Avenue Moved to Harms Road on Lake Avenue farm (Wilmette Golf Club grounds) Returned to Wilmette — bottling plant — ice house eventually sold to Bowman Dairy Co. Mother’s ...
      Interview with Anna Witt by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette on December 9, ...
  • Austin Manlove Zimmerman, Jr. (1909-1991) oral history
        Interviewee: Austin Zimmerman, Jr. Interviewer: Jean Young Date of interview: Fall, 1975 Move to Wilmette, 1912 --Description and locale of homes Raising squabs Cooking methods Population- Wilmette Gross Point — truck gardens --So. Water Street Market Milkmen, icemen and organ grinders, street lamp lighter and street lamps Early Northwestern trains ...
      Interviewee: Austin Zimmerman, Jr. Interviewer: Jean Young Date of interview: Fall, 1975 ...
  • Charles Jules Michelet, Jr. (1891-1980) oral history
        Autobiographical statement of Charles Jules Michelet, Jr. in Wilmette in 1977. Abstract: Schools, Businesses, Individuals in the Village in late 1800's, Turn of century through to present, Chiefly autobiographical
      Autobiographical statement of Charles Jules Michelet, Jr. in Wilmette in 1977. Abstract: ...
  • Sydney Weedon Templeton (1894-1994) oral history
        Interview with Sydney Weedon Templeton by Rhea Adler in June, 1976. ABSTRACT: Locale of childhood from 1895 presently lives in Scarsdale, NY Family lived in Wilmette Father commuted to Chicago from Llewelyn Park Station House built for Weedon family by a local carpenter, surrounded by fields, unpaved streets First motor ...
      Interview with Sydney Weedon Templeton by Rhea Adler in June, 1976. ABSTRACT: ...
  • Jean Ten Broeck (1896-1996) oral history
        Interview with Jean Ten Broeck by Rhea Adler in the Spring, 1977 in Wilmette, Illinois. ABSTRACT: Name and present home, previous, place of residence prior to coming to Wilmette after World War I Interviewed by Lloyd Hollister for a job with Hollister Press began work April 4, 1923 Description of ...
      Interview with Jean Ten Broeck by Rhea Adler in the Spring, 1977 ...
  • Leonora Frake (1907-1990) oral history
        Interview of Leonora Frake by Briggs Maselli on May 10 [year unknown] at a location on Techny Road in Northbrook, Illinois.
      Interview of Leonora Frake by Briggs Maselli on May 10 [year unknown] ...
  • Benjamin Kartman (1901-1991) oral history
        Interview with Ben Kartman by Rhea Saul Adler on March 4, 1982 at 208 Golf Terrace, Wilmette, Illinois. ABSTRACT: Early years in Wilmette — three residences Two sons — University of Iowa — University of Illinois Years at University of Illinois — Editor of Illinois Daily — preceded by (“Scotty”) ...
      Interview with Ben Kartman by Rhea Saul Adler on March 4, 1982 ...
  • Mathilda Marie Kempe (1895-1981) oral history
        Interview with Mathilda Marie Kempe by Briggs Maselli on November 4, 1979 at 418 Ridge Road, Wilmette, Illinois. Abstract: Born on Ridge Road across the street Father Otto L. Kempe came via New York, Niles to Wilmette — was a shoemaker from Saxony - came as a young man in ...
      Interview with Mathilda Marie Kempe by Briggs Maselli on November 4, 1979 ...
  • Elizabeth Fisher Kinnear (1896-1980) oral history
        Interview with Elizabeth Fisher Kinnear by Rhea S. Adler in 1976 in Wilmette, Illinois. ABSTRACT Name — address — came in 1932, description of area then — post Depression period Describes organization and membership make—up of 1st Historical Commission of Wilmette; mentions Evanston and Kenilworth museums Mentions early Wilmette settlement, ...
      Interview with Elizabeth Fisher Kinnear by Rhea S. Adler in 1976 in ...
  • W. Henry Huffman (1911-1997) oral history
        Interview with Henry Huffman by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette, Illinois, on January 24, 1977. Abstract: Wilmette 1918 Tornado 1920 New Trier High School Northwestern Railroad history Purdue Engineering School Christmas parties of Mrs. Huffman
      Interview with Henry Huffman by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette, Illinois, on January ...
  • "Taking Root in Wilmette" by Elisabeth G. Weedon, 1867-1965
        Undated conversation between Vivian Weedon (1903-1995), and her niece, Deborah Ardley. Weedon read aloud an article written in 1931 by her mother, Elisabeth G. Weedon (1867-1965). The reading is interspersed with questions by Ardley followed by Weedon’s replies and comments. This recording is part of the Wilmette Public Library Oral ...
      Undated conversation between Vivian Weedon (1903-1995), and her niece, Deborah Ardley. Weedon ...
  • Elizabeth Brown Brooks (1901-1994) oral history
        Interview with Elizabeth Brown Brooks by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, Spring, 1979. ABSTRACT: · Grandparents— Crocker, 1892/ Brown, 1868 · Early childhood- schools- churches · Dedication of Sanitary District Canal and creation of (Washington) Gillson Park from dredgings · New Trier faculty- 1914-1918; activities · Village businesses: Smith’s Grocery; ...
      Interview with Elizabeth Brown Brooks by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, Spring, ...
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