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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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: ...
  • 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, ...
  • Rill, Arley (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 123. Date of Event: 22 Feb 1987     Angela, 8, and Arley, 4, Rill of Round Lake, died Feb. 22 in an automobile accident at Peterson Rd. and Ill. 83 in Grayslake. Survivors includ their parents, Ronald and Marsha Rill of Round Lake; one brother, Jonathan, 10, who is listed in fair condition at Condell Memorial Hospital Feb. ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 123. Date of Event: 22 Feb 1987   Angela, 8, and Arley, 4, Rill of Round Lake, died Feb. 22 ...
  • Rill, Arley (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 123. Date of Event: 22 Feb 1987     Angela, 8, and Arley, 4, Rill of Round Lake, died Feb. 22 in an automobile accident at Peterson Rd. and Ill. 83 in Grayslake. Survivors includ their parents, Ronald and Marsha Rill of Round Lake; one brother, Jonathan, 10, who is listed in fair condition at Condell Memorial Hospital Feb. ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 123. Date of Event: 22 Feb 1987   Angela, 8, and Arley, 4, Rill of Round Lake, died Feb. 22 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
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