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1970-1979
  
  • Albert J. Braun (1911-1991) oral history
        Interview with Albert J. Braun by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, on October 15, 1978. ABSTRACT Interviewee: Albert J. Braun Interviewer: Rhea Adler Date of Interview: October, 1978 Account of Braun family, six boys and three girls Farm of 25-30 acres — Truck gardens — Randolph Street Market and South ...
      Interview with Albert J. Braun by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, on ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rose Braun Chilcott (1902-1981) oral history
        Interview of Rose Braun Chilcott by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette, Illinois, 1979. Abstract: Truck farming at Illinois Rd. and Lake Ave. Travel to South Water St. market, 1867-1942 Occupations of 11 Braun siblings Household tasks Gross Point Band Chicago Fire Family activities Schools described
      Interview of Rose Braun Chilcott by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette, Illinois, 1979. ...
  • 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] ...
  • 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, ...
  • George Arthur Hahn, Sr. (1889-1979) oral history
        Interview with George Arthur Hahn, Sr. by Briggs Maselli about 1975. Transcribed by Karen Miller
      Interview with George Arthur Hahn, Sr. by Briggs Maselli about 1975. Transcribed ...
  • Robert D. Hall (1914- ) and Alice Freeman Hall (1916-) oral history
        Interview with Robert D. Hall and Alice Freeman Hall by Rhea Adler in Wilmette in winter 1977. Abstract: • His childhood in Zion, Illinois - Description of the community founded for religious reasons by Mr. Dowie • Wilbur Glenn Voliva and radio station WCBD • Hall family from Vermont to ...
      Interview with Robert D. Hall and Alice Freeman Hall by Rhea Adler ...
  • Lloyd Frank Hollister (1892-1979) oral history
        Interview with Lloyd Frank Hollister by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, in the Fall of 1975. ABSTRACT: Introduction to Wilmette Mayor Ed Zipf - Mayor 7 years - established accounting practices for village of Wilmette Earl Orner - Village Clerk, 1905-1924 Mayor, 1925-30 Village Agent for Northwestern Railroad "Judge" Otto ...
      Interview with Lloyd Frank Hollister by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, 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 ...
  • C. Herbert Jones (1889-1987) oral history
        Interview with C. Herbert Jones by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, on June 25, 1977. ABSTRACT: Early life in Philadelphia Move to Evanston High school and college years Graduate school Half century of engineering school Northwestern University Chattaqua Romance Miami Military Institute World War I years Marriage Homesteading in Montana ...
      Interview with C. Herbert Jones by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, on ...
  • 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 ...
  • Elizabeth Hoffman Kirk (1915-2008) oral history
        Interview with Elizabeth Hoffman Kirk and Mary Hoffman by Rhea Adler in 1976. ABSTRACT: Previous residences of Hoffman family--first 1843 -- boyhood of Hoffman brothers -- farming and raising produce for the Chicago Market, --South Water St.-- First retail store (general merchandise) at Ridge/Wilmette Ave. - burned Dec. 8 --well ...
      Interview with Elizabeth Hoffman Kirk and Mary Hoffman by Rhea Adler in ...
  • League of Women Voters of Wilmette
        Note about this transcription: Transcription of a recorded conversation about the history of the League of Women Voters of Wilmette probably done sometime in 1978. Most speakers in this interview are unidentified. We have done our best to distinguish individual speakers, but in many cases, this transcript reflects only our ...
      Note about this transcription: Transcription of a recorded conversation about the history ...
  • 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: ...
  • 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, ...
  • Lenoir Hood Miller (1888-1976) oral history
        Interview of Lenoir Hood Miller by Ellen Robinson Epstein of the Center for Oral History in Washington, D. C. The interview was done in Mrs. Miller's daughter's home on Friday, November 8, 1974. ABSTRACT: Early history - Lenoir - parents – grandparents -- North Carolina plantation - cotton - tobacco ...
      Interview of Lenoir Hood Miller by Ellen Robinson Epstein of the Center ...
  • 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 ...
  • John J. Schneider (1901-1986) oral history
        Interview with John Schneider by Rhea Adler in November 1975 in Wilmette, Illinois. ABSTRACT Family - childhood - school Early location St. Joseph school and church Fun games - skating - swimming Gross Point boundaries Store, grocer, bakery, blacksmith, saloons Gross Point Band/Schneider's Band, now Gross Point Marching Band World ...
      Interview with John Schneider by Rhea Adler in November 1975 in Wilmette, ...
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