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  • Letter from Alexander McDaniel to Emeline McDaniel May 25, 1851
        Letter from Alexander McDaniel, Georgetown, California, to his wife, Emeline McDaniel, Gross Point, Cook County, Illinois, dated May 25, 1851. McDaniel describes how much money he made mining and his plans for sending it home.
      Letter from Alexander McDaniel, Georgetown, California, to his wife, Emeline McDaniel, Gross ...
  • Letter from Alexander McDaniel to Emeline McDaniel August 1, 1850
        Letter from Alexander McDaniel, Georgetown, California, to his wife, Emeline McDaniel, Gross Point, Cook County, Illinois, dated August 1, 1850. Description of his travels to California and experiences prospecting for gold.
      Letter from Alexander McDaniel, Georgetown, California, to his wife, Emeline McDaniel, Gross ...
  • Letter written by M. Gormley to Alexander McDaniel September 13, 1881
        Letter written by M. Gormley, Glencoe, Illinois, to Alexander McDaniel, Wilmette, Illinois, September 13, 1881, regarding a land claim by Wendel Ellis [Wendell Alles] in 1838.
      Letter written by M. Gormley, Glencoe, Illinois, to Alexander McDaniel, Wilmette, Illinois, ...
  • Artist's conception of Archange Ouilmette 1764-1840
        Photograph of painting was published in a book by Herbert B. Mulford, Frontiers of Old Wilmette, Wilmette Public Library: Wilmette, Illinois, 1953, p.24...
      Photograph of painting was published in a book by Herbert B. Mulford, ...
  • J. Melville Brown
        During World War I the third floor of the Brown Building, at 1159 Wilmette Ave., was used by Wilmette's War Camp Community Service. There were dances Saturday nights, music on Sundays. A few of the sailors who had week-end leave would stay and sleep on cots. Often my father, J. ...
      During World War I the third floor of the Brown Building, at ...
  • Bandage rolling
        Red Cross workers in white uniforms ironing and rolling bandages.
      Red Cross workers in white uniforms ironing and rolling bandages.
  • Knitting for Soldiers
        Wilmette, Illinois, women and girls who gathered to knit socks, sweaters and scarves for U.S. military personnel during World War I.
      Wilmette, Illinois, women and girls who gathered to knit socks, sweaters and ...
  • Christmas stockings
        Two hundred pairs of Christmas socks for Camp Grant and Great Lakes Station purchased from Home Guard appropriation to Red Cross Auxiliary
      Two hundred pairs of Christmas socks for Camp Grant and Great Lakes ...
  • Smith, Catherine (Died)
    appeared in Lake Shore News, 24 Sep 1914, p. 5. Date of Event: 19 Sep 1914     Mrs. Catherine Smith died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. J. Sturgeon, 614 Greenleaf avenue, last Saturday, Sept. 19, after an illness of a few weeks. MRs. Smith was born in German in 1838. While she had been living in Wilmette for only a year, she has been ...
    appeared in Lake Shore News, 24 Sep 1914, p. 5. Date of Event: 19 Sep 1914   Mrs. Catherine Smith died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. W. ...
  • Vattmann, Edward J. (Died)
    appeared in Chicago Tribune, 30 Sep 1919, p. 21. Date of Event: 29 Sep 1919     FATHER VATTMAN DIES; VETERAN ARMY CHAPLAIN Indians' "Large Pine Tree" Was Friend of Presidents "The Large Pine Tree" has fallen. Father Edward J. Vattman [sic] is dead. "Father Vattman" --everybody called him that, though he was a chaplain in the army with the rank of major, ...
    appeared in Chicago Tribune, 30 Sep 1919, p. 21. Date of Event: 29 Sep 1919   FATHER VATTMAN DIES; VETERAN ARMY CHAPLAIN Indians' "Large Pine Tree" Was Friend ...
  • Wilson, Adah I. (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1974     Adah I. Wilson,78, of 1450 Plymouth Ct. Glenview, died Dec 26 at home. Mrs. Wilson was an 18-year resident of Glenview and previously a long-time resident of Evanston and Wilmette. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marion Johnson of Glenview and Mrs. Pauline Flemming of Charleston: a son ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1974   Adah I. Wilson,78, of 1450 Plymouth Ct. Glenview, died Dec 26 at ...
  • Wilson, Adah I. (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1974     Adah I. Wilson,78, of 1450 Plymouth Ct. Glenview, died Dec 26 at home. Mrs. Wilson was an 18-year resident of Glenview and previously a long-time resident of Evanston and Wilmette. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marion Johnson of Glenview and Mrs. Pauline Flemming of Charleston: a son ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1974   Adah I. Wilson,78, of 1450 Plymouth Ct. Glenview, died Dec 26 at ...
  • Wilson, Adah I. (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1974     Adah I. Wilson,78, of 1450 Plymouth Ct. Glenview, died Dec 26 at home. Mrs. Wilson was an 18-year resident of Glenview and previously a long-time resident of Evanston and Wilmette. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marion Johnson of Glenview and Mrs. Pauline Flemming of Charleston: a son ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1974   Adah I. Wilson,78, of 1450 Plymouth Ct. Glenview, died Dec 26 at ...
  • Wilson, Adah I. (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1974     Adah I. Wilson,78, of 1450 Plymouth Ct. Glenview, died Dec 26 at home. Mrs. Wilson was an 18-year resident of Glenview and previously a long-time resident of Evanston and Wilmette. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Marion Johnson of Glenview and Mrs. Pauline Flemming of Charleston: a son ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1974   Adah I. Wilson,78, of 1450 Plymouth Ct. Glenview, died Dec 26 at ...
  • Pratt, William (Died)
    appeared in Lake Shore News, 17 Sep 1914,     The death of Mr. William H. Pratt which occurred a week ago Saturday at his home, Warwick road, near Kenilworth avenue, Kenilworth, has caused a deep feeling of grief among his many friends. He leaves a widow and three children, Ellen, Hazen and Louise Pratt. He was superintendent of the ...
    appeared in Lake Shore News, 17 Sep 1914,   The death of Mr. William H. Pratt which occurred a week ago ...
  • Ferguson, Thomas J. (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40D. Date of Event: 6 Jul 1975     Thomas J. Ferguson, former long-time Wilmette resident and owner of the Wilmette Cafe, died July 6 in Evanston Hospital. Born in Greece, he was living in Skokie. He was active in SS. Peter and Paul's Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview. He is survived by his wife, Marianne; a daughter, Lea ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40D. Date of Event: 6 Jul 1975   Thomas J. Ferguson, former long-time Wilmette resident and owner of the Wilmette ...
  • Ferguson, Thomas J. (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40D. Date of Event: 6 Jul 1975     Thomas J. Ferguson, former long-time Wilmette resident and owner of the Wilmette Cafe, died July 6 in Evanston Hospital. Born in Greece, he was living in Skokie. He was active in SS. Peter and Paul's Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview. He is survived by his wife, Marianne; a daughter, Lea ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, , p. 40D. Date of Event: 6 Jul 1975   Thomas J. Ferguson, former long-time Wilmette resident and owner of the Wilmette ...
  • Springer, Milton Cushing (Died)
    appeared in Evanston Press, 27 Dec 1890, p. 4. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1890     Milton C. Springer, a well-known and highly honored citizen of Wilmette passed away at 3:15 o'clock yesterday morning at his home on West Railroad avenue in that village. The cause of his death was paralysis, with which he was suddenly stricken down Thursday evening; for the past four weeks he ...
    appeared in Evanston Press, 27 Dec 1890, p. 4. Date of Event: 26 Dec 1890   Milton C. Springer, a well-known and highly honored citizen of Wilmette passed ...
  • Schaefer, Maternus
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1847, Supplement, p. 92. Date of Event: 18 Sep 1947     President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its first village board, Maternus Schaefer also filled the offices of village collector and school director for a quarter of a century. Mr. Schaefer was a farmer, owning 35 acres of land on section 33 of New Trier township, ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1847, Supplement, p. 92. Date of Event: 18 Sep 1947   President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its ...
  • Pratt, William H. (Died)
    appeared in Lake Shore News, 17 Sep 1914, p. 2     The death of Mr. William H. Pratt which occurred a week ago Saturday at his home, Warwick road, near Kenilworth avenue, Kenilworth, has caused a deep feeling of grief among his many friends. He leaves a widow and three children, Ellen, Hazen and Louise Pratt. He was superintendent of the ...
    appeared in Lake Shore News, 17 Sep 1914, p. 2   The death of Mr. William H. Pratt which occurred a week ago ...
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