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Browsing items in: Naperville Heritage Collection

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    • This band's been here quite a spell ... 1859-1981

    • Bands (Music) -- Illinois -- Naperville; Naperville Municipal Band -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1859-1981; Naperville (Ill.) -- Pictorial works
    • Written for Naperville's Sesquicentennial, this history of the Municipal Band contains rosters of band members, name changes for the band through the years, pictures, and memories of band members.
    • Naperville Days

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography
    • William Goetsch recounts his youth in Naperville from 1934-1960. Chapters include: Naperville--Mill Street--Mom--The Shop--The Clubs--Down By the River--Grandma's--Tragedies Large and Small--The Quarry--Afterword
    • The Oliver Julian Kendall Story

    • World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- History.; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century.; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 20th century.
    • Tribute to a local hero of World War I. Includes history of Judd Kendall's family and of Naperville as well as events of World War I.
    • DuPage County (IL) Marriages 1839-1906

    • Marriage records -- Illinois -- DuPage County -- Indexes ; Genealogy ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Genealogy -- Indexes
    • Transcribed by volunteers from the DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society ; computerized index by the Illinois State Archives. This is a tabular list of DuPage County marriages arranged alphabetically from the DuPage County clerk's Office.
    • Naperville Centennial 1831-1931

    • Naperville (Ill.) – History.; DuPage County (Ill.) – Naperville – History.
    • This timeline of important events in Naperville's history from 1831-1931 also describes the Centennial Memorial's recreational facilities and includes letters and interviews with early pioneers.
    • Official Information

    • Stock exchanges -- United States -- History -- 20th century ; Commodity exchanges -- United States -- History -- 20th century ; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local.
    • This guide to investments explains the operations of different exchanges and types of banks.
    • History of the County of DuPage, 1st ed.

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Biography; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History
    • This first history of DuPage County describes the Indian wars, land claims, prominent first settlers, organization as a county in 1839 with Naperville as county seat, resources, institutions and histories of individual towns.
    • Black Acre: a remembrance

    • Nadelhoffer, John.; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History.; Cities and towns -- Growth.;
    • This film shows how the 100-year-old Lisle, Illinois Nadelhoffer farm gave way to suburban sprawl. The Nadelhoffer farm in Lisle Township, DuPage County, was purchased in 1873 by John Nadelhoffer and sold to developers in 1972 due to high real...
    • A hallmark of heritage

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History.; Musuems -- Illinois -- Naperville.
    • This film documents the history of the Naperville Heritage Society, including the moving of Century Chapel, the story of the Weed Ladies, and the introduction of its first employee, Peggy Frank. Interviews with founding members, past and present...
    • Grace Evangelical United Brethren Church : 1890, 1909, 1924

    • Grace Evangelical United Brethren Church -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1890-1949; Churches -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History ; Churches -- Illinois -- Naperville -- Directories
    • This congregation was founded in 1890, the present church dedicated in 1909, and the church school unit was dedicated May 18, 1924. There are lists of members, charter members, church staff, and former pastors. Goals of the church, descriptions...
    • 95th Street Library Grand Opening, September 13-20, 2003, Commemorative program

    • Naperville Public Library (Naperville, Ill.) -- History.; Public libraries -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History.; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local.; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Naperville -- History.
    • This commemorative program covers the extensive calendar of activities for the grand opening of Naperville Public Library's 95th Street Library. The guide contains floor plans of the new building and a brief history of the Naperville Public...
    • Historical Encyclopedia Of Illinois and history of Du Page County, Volume 2

    • Illinois -- History -- Encyclopedias ; DuPage County -- History ; DuPage County -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- Portraits
    • Thirty chapters describe the main facts of DuPage County's history from the earliest settlements and political organization up to 1913. Biographical sketches of prominent people, portraits, family histories, township histories, an index of...
    • Proceedings of the Naperville Lyceum

    • Forums (Discussion and debate) ; Debates and debating ; Persuasion (Rhetoric); Naperville Lyceum -- Naperville (Ill.) -- 1836-1843; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1836-1843; Debates and debating -- Politics and government; Debates and debating --...
    • The Proceedings of the Naperville Lyceum is a journal of weekly meetings held from 1836 to 1843 by Naperville's earliest citizens. Members of the Lyceum, which met in several locations in Naperville shortly after the town was founded in 1831,...
    • Cultural heritages of Naperville, Illinois : the Pennsylvania Germans

    • Naperville (Ill.) – History – 19th century ;Naperville (Ill.) -- Genealogy ; Pennsylvania Dutch -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History -- 19th century ; Germans -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History -- 19th century
    • The Pennsylvania Germans arrived in Naperville after the first Yankee settlers who came in 1831. By 1860, 57% of Naperville's population was German. Federal censuses, maps, county histories, and personal records show the distribution of ethnic...
    • 150 years of sharing the Word : SS. Peter and Paul Parish

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- Church history ; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local; SS. Peter and Paul Parish -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1846-1996
    • The oldest Catholic Church in Naperville, founded in 1846, mirrors the growth of the Catholic population as other parishes were formed. Pictures of pastors, church buildings, and the fire of 1922, a list of clergy assigned to the parish, and...
    • The Naperville Riverwalk: the first 25 years

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Riverwalk (Naperville, Ill.) -- History
    • The Naperville Riverwalk, a permanent memorial from the city's Sesquicentennial in 1981, is considered by many as the centerpiece of the community. In its early years the DuPage River was used to power mills and for swimming and ice skating. By...
    • Naperville Public Libraries: celebrating one hundred years of community service

    • Nichols, J. L. – (James Lawrence), – d. 1895.; Egermann, Mary B. – (Matie B.); Public libraries – Illinois – Naperville – History.; Public libraries – Illinois – Naperville – Statistics.; Public libraries – Illinois – Naperville – Anniversaries,...
    • The Naperville Public Libraries continued to grow with two modern facilities and celebrated its 100 years of service to the community. Included in this souvenir program for September 18-20,1998 are a history of the library and a profile of its...
    • History of DuPage County, Illinois

    • DuPage County (Ill.) – History.; DuPage County (Ill.) – Biography.
    • The history of DuPage County is covered through the exploration period, Indian life, pioneer settlement, the Black Hawk War, the Civil War and the development of governing bodies, schools, churches and businesses. There are histories of each...
    • Holland's Business directory

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- Directories.; Naperville (Ill.) – Genealogy -- Sources.
    • The first work of its kind for the village of Naperville describes its economic vitality through advertisements and portraits of its leading businesses. The introduction provides valuable information about churches, schools, village government and...
    • Our first 150 years, 1832-1982

    • Methodist Church -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History ; Wesley United Methodist Church -- History; Wesley United Methodist Church -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1832-1982
    • The church's first sermon was preached in 1832 and several churches were built by its members. Besides the names of active families and officers in 1982, there is a 1907 directory of members, group pictures, description of church activities, an...
    • Voices of the Depression

    • Naperville High School -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Depressions -- 1929 -- Illinois -- Naperville ; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1933-1945; Riese, Walter A.; Schools -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History
    • The author and fifteen class members of the 117 contacted offer their personal experiences before, during and after graduation. There is commentary on how the social, political and economic issues of the 1920s and 1930s affected these classmates.
    • Naperville, Lisle and Eola City Directory, 1923-24

    • City directories -- Illinois -- Naperville; City directories -- Illinois -- Eola; City directories -- Illinois -- Lisle; Cities and towns -- Illinois -- Naperville -- Directories ; Cities and towns -- Illinois -- Eola -- Directories ; Cities and...
    • Telephone directory for three towns in DuPage County, including buyers guide, ads, and residents listed by city.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 088

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Street party on Chicago Avenue between Main & Washington following the parade. The crowd jams Chicago Avenue.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 089

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Street party on Chicago Avenue between Main & Washington following the parade. Large American flag over the crowd.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 094

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Street party on Chicago Avenue between Main & Washington following the parade. Crowd seated for refreshments.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 093

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Street party on Chicago Avenue between Main & Washington following the parade. Beer served directly from the truck.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 130

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. Two envelopes with special U.S. mail Sesquicentennial postal cancellations (no scale).
    • Sesquicentennial slide 131

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. Stenger beer trays (centimeter scale included in picture).
    • Sesquicentennial slide 134

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. Sesquicentennial silver- and gold-colored medals (centimeter scale included in picture).
    • Sesquicentennial slide 127

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. Sesquicentennial poster (centimeter scale included in picture).
    • Sesquicentennial slide 128

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. Naperville montage (centimeter scale included in picture).
    • Sesquicentennial slide 133

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. Facsimile of 1931 Naperville phone book (centimeter scale included in picture).
    • Sesquicentennial slide 135

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. "Nifty One-fifty" T-shirt worn by the photographer, Dr. Robert W. Shoemaker. He took most of these pictures, edited them, and made their various catalogs.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 129

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. "Nifty One-fifty" bumper sticker and two Sesquicentennial buttons (no scale).

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