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  • David Clark Leach, Jr. (1925-2000) oral history
        Interview with David C. Leach, Jr. by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette, Illinois, on the subject of the history of transportation in Wilmette.
      Interview with David C. Leach, Jr. by Briggs Maselli in Wilmette, Illinois, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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, ...
  • Anna Schneider Schuett (1903-1980) and Margaret Schneider Schoenbeck (1904-1992) oral history
        Interview with cousins, Anna Schneider Schuett and Margaret Schneider Schoenbeck by Briggs Maselli on July 19, 1976 in Wilmette, Illinois. ABSTRACT: Grew up on farms in Grosse Point — fathers were brothers Schooling at St. Joseph in original school building - present building is the third building on the corner ...
      Interview with cousins, Anna Schneider Schuett and Margaret Schneider Schoenbeck by Briggs ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Frederick William Waidner (1909-1989) oral history
        Interview with Frederick Waidner by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois on December 6, 1979.
      Interview with Frederick Waidner by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois on December ...
  • "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 ...
  • Dr. Herman O. Weishaar (1889-1984) and Mrs. Gladys Fowler Weishaar (1897-1981) oral history
        Interview with Dr. and Mrs. Herman Weishaar by Briggs Maselli in 1976 at 24 Calvin Circle, Evanston, Illinois. ABSTRACT: Mrs. Weishaar’s early school days from 5th grade in Wilmette to 1912 New Trier High School class 1915 Evanston Hospital School of Nursing - Met intern Weishaar there in 1918 His ...
      Interview with Dr. and Mrs. Herman Weishaar by Briggs Maselli in 1976 ...
  • Rev. Lawrence W. Wick (1940- ) oral history
        Interview of Rev. Lawrence Wick, pastor of Wilmette Lutheran Church, by Rhea Adler in Wilmette, Illinois, in April 1978. Describes the history of the church from a Swedish congregation. ABSTRACT: Pastor - Wilmette Lutheran Church - Third parish served — Family and community participation — Home—owner Educational background — Sears ...
      Interview of Rev. Lawrence Wick, pastor of Wilmette Lutheran Church, by Rhea ...
  • 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 ...
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