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  • Wilmette Village Hall 1956
        ...Written in pencil on reverse 1956....
      ...Written in pencil on reverse 1956....
  • Ruins of "The Breakers" near the shore of Wilmette beach
        Construction of "The Breakers" begun in No Man's Land in about 1928, never got beyond the grand staircase entrance. Note the lettering on the structure "Stop..Don't Go Up...Danger"...
      Construction of "The Breakers" begun in No Man's Land in about 1928, ...
  • Black and white photograph of Gross Point Village Hall
        Black and white photograph of the Gross Point Village Hall, 609 Ridge Rd., Wilmette, taken by Herbert B. Mulford. The image was published in Mulford's book, "Wilmette and the suburban whirl," p.24...
      Black and white photograph of the Gross Point Village Hall, 609 Ridge ...
  • Wilmette and the suburban whirl
        ... ol 1955 and 1956...
      ... ol 1955 and 1956...
  • Society President
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1956, p. 78     Norman Cram, 164 Oxford Road, Kenilworth, has been elected president of the Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1956, p. 78   Norman Cram, 164 Oxford Road, Kenilworth, has been elected president of the ...
  • New Position
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1956, p. 78     Arthur J. Loose, 315 Essex Road, Kenilworth, elected vice-president of Vapor Heating Corporation, Chicago. He will continue to be vice-president of Texstream corporation. Mr. Loose is married and has two daughters...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1956, p. 78   Arthur J. Loose, 315 Essex Road, Kenilworth, elected vice-president of Vapor Heating ...
  • Obituary: Austrid Elizabeth Cole
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1956, p. 77     Mrs. Austrid Elizabeth Cole, 45, of 4040 Bunker Lane, Wilmette, died Friday at St. Luke's Hospital. Born in Moline, Ill. Her husband, Richard H., survives; also a daughter, Anne Elizabeth, 11; her mother, Mrs. Hildur Lijegren; and a sister Mrs. Alphild Bengston of Alexandria, Minn...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1956, p. 77   Mrs. Austrid Elizabeth Cole, 45, of 4040 Bunker Lane, Wilmette, died Friday ...
  • Return from Vacation
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jun 1956, p. 85     Mr. and Mrs. Leo J. Doyle, 630 Locust Road, Winnetka, have just returned from a three-week vacation in Wisconsin...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jun 1956, p. 85   Mr. and Mrs. Leo J. Doyle, 630 Locust Road, Winnetka, have just ...
  • Tea Will Honor Young Artists of Shore Area
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107     North Shore Art League will hold reception and tea to honor young artists residing on the North Shore, on Sunday, December 18, in the Winnetka Community House. Following students will be honored: Rebecca Feldman, Brook Hastings, Judith Moore, Brenda Lee Smith, Michael Cornog, Edith Hansen, Martha Nelson, Tom Peterson, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107   North Shore Art League will hold reception and tea to honor young ...
  • Board Extends Sign Permit for Builder
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107     Attorney for Hollywood Builders, Harold Deierberg, appeared before the Wilmetet Village Board December 4 requesting renewal of the temporary permit for the firm's billboard on Edens Expressway and Frontage Road ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107   Attorney for Hollywood Builders, Harold Deierberg, appeared before the Wilmetet Village Board ...
  • Convention visitors
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107     Mr. and Mrs. Angus J. Johnston II, 1935 Highland avenue, Wilmette, had as guests, Dr. and Mrs. Marvin Dickey of Vancouver, B. C. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107   Mr. and Mrs. Angus J. Johnston II, 1935 Highland avenue, Wilmette, had ...
  • Wilmette Man Attends Sales Managers' Meet [T. G. Dalton]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107     T. G. Dalton, 1456 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, attended the division sales managers conference of Cellucotton Sales Division, Kimberly-Clark Corporation. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107   T. G. Dalton, 1456 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, attended the division sales managers ...
  • Come from East [Mr. and Mrs. George Martinez]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107     Mr. and Mrs. George Martinez moved to 619 Laurel Avenue, Wilmette from New York. Martinez is working at the Snow, Ice and Perma Frost laboratory in Wilmette. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 107   Mr. and Mrs. George Martinez moved to 619 Laurel Avenue, Wilmette from ...
  • Mrs. Harriet Sturdy attends meeting of Illinois Chamber of Commerce Executives in Chicago
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   ...
  • W. G. Shoemakers are Wilmette Newcomers
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Shoemaker moved to 1101 Manor Drive from Redwod City, Calif. They will spend the holidays with Mrs. Shoemaker's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Downes of Boston, Mass. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Shoemaker moved to 1101 Manor Drive from ...
  • Christmas Guests [Mr. and Mrs. Frank Calkins, Jr.]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Mr. and Mrs. Frank Calkins Jr., 534 Knox Street, Wilmette, will have as guests Mr. and Mrs. Roy Weber of Freeport. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Mr. and Mrs. Frank Calkins Jr., 534 Knox Street, Wilmette, will have ...
  • Peterman Family Now Residing on Shore
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Peterman and their daughters, Maryclare, 10, and Ann, 15, recently moved to 200 Sunset drive from Chicago. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Peterman and their daughters, Maryclare, 10, and ...
  • To Spend Christmas Holiday in Gary [Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Tannehill]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Tannehill and their children, Susie and Allen, 540 Locust Road, Wilmette, will spend the holiday with Mr. Tannehill's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Tannehill, also with Mrs. Tannehill's mother, Mrs. George Barnes, Mrs. Tannehill's brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. David barnes and family of ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Tannehill and their children, Susie and Allen, ...
  • Obituary: John M. Schafehen
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     John M. Schafehen, formerly of Winnetka, died Monday at St. Ann's Home, in Techny, where he had resided for the past seven years. He was 93 years old. Husband of the late Anna Schafehen, he is survived by four children, Mrs. Louise Zelle of California, Harold of 438 Birch Street, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   John M. Schafehen, formerly of Winnetka, died Monday at St. Ann's Home, ...
  • Obituary: Maurice I. Rossiter
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Maurice L. Rossiter, 48, of 2116 Dewes Street, Glenview died Friday of last week at Evanston Hospital. He was a native of Oak Park. Mr. Rossiter leaves his widow, Mrs. Florence Rossiter; a daughter, Barbara, a senior at Glenbrook High School, and his mother, Mrs. O. J. Oldendorph of Evanston. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Maurice L. Rossiter, 48, of 2116 Dewes Street, Glenview died Friday of ...
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