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Browsing items in: Naperville Heritage Collection

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    • Sesquicentennial slide 001

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • "A nifty one-fifty" follies. Act I, scene 1. Something for Everyone (Geo. Brandt, lead dancer). Presented at Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 002

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • "A nifty one-fifty" follies. Act II, scene 3. Special meeting of the City Council. Presented at Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 003

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • "A nifty one-fifty" follies. Act II, scene 9. Girls of yesteryear (Pat Gallagher, cheer leader). Presented at Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 019

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • "Naperville Live" pageant in Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College. Act I. Gene Darfler as Capt. Joe Naper, Robert Jopp as John Naper, Ann Butterfield as Alameda Naper, Joe's wife.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 021

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • "Naperville Live" pageant in Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College. Act II: Fireman instructing bucket brigade in the 1920's.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 020

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • "Naperville Live" pageant in Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College. Act II: Stephen Hall as Burlington Park amusement operator.
    • Naperville Fire Department 125th anniversary, 1874-1999

    • Fire departments -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Naperville Fire Department -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1874-1999
    • An account of how the Naperville Fire Department organized, grew, matured and prepared for the future. From bucket brigades to seven fire stations, services have greatly expanded. Lists of chiefs, rosters, equipment, major fires along with...
    • Autobiography of James L. Nichols

    • Nichols, J. L. -- (James Lawrence), -- d. 1895.; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local.; Nichols Library (Naperville, Ill.) -- History.; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Naperville -- History.
    • Apparently dictated to Elizabeth Barnard Nichols, shortly before his death in August 1895, this is the autobiography of a prominent Naperville self-made man who rose from penniless orphan to North-Western (now North Central) College professor,...
    • Evangelical Theological Seminary : Shaping ministry, 1873-1973

    • Theological seminaries ; Theological seminaries -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Evangelical Theological Seminary -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1873-1973; Union Biblical Institute -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Evangelical United...
    • Begun in 1873 as Union Biblical Institute to meet the need for trained leadership as the Evangelical Church moved across the mid-western plains, the Seminary expanded to include leadership for the church around the world. In 1946 the Seminary...
    • Congregation Beth Shalom : dedication weekend ad journal, November 20-22, 1998

    • Congregation Beth Shalom ; Congregation Beth Shalom -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville Jewish Community Organization -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Synagogues -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History
    • Begun in 1972 as the Naperville Jewish Community Organization, their first permanent synagogue was dedicated in 1998. The Presidents of Congregation Beth Shalom are listed, as well as those who contributed to the building campaign. Includes a...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 004

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Children at the Exhibit at the Naperville Trade Fair, Merner Field House, North Central College. (Arthur Reed and Mary Zwick)
    • Sesquicentennial slide 005

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Children at the Exhibit at the Naperville Trade Fair, Merner Field House, North Central College. (Arthur Reed and Mary Zwick)
    • Souvenir of the Naperville Home Coming

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Anniversaries.; Naperville (Ill.) – Description – Views.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; DuPage County (Ill.) – Naperville – History.
    • Civic pride in Naperville's progressive transformation and improvements inspired a homecoming invitation to past residents and the general public from May 29-June 1, 1917. Showcased are photographs and histories of local homes, churches, schools,...
    • Naperville Area Farm Families History

    • Farm life – Illinois – Naperville.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.;
    • Collected for Naperville's Sesquicentennial are 150 farm family histories and 70 photographs of farms dating from the early 1800s. These hearty men and women worked tirelessly to bring Naperville from a prairie wilderness to a thriving city.
    • Naperville cook book

    • Cookery; Ladies' Social Circle of the First Congregational Church -- Naperville (Ill.); Cookery -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1895; First Congregational Church -- Naperville (Ill.)
    • Collection of recipes and favorite foods served in Naperville along with helpful household hints, arranged by subject and with an index.
    • DuPage County Directory, 1925-26

    • City directories -- Illinois -- Addison; City directories -- Illinois -- Bensenville; City directories -- Illinois -- Bloomingdale; City directories -- Illinois -- Clarendon Hills; City directories-- Illinois -- Cloverdale; City directories --...
    • Containing city directories of Addison, Bensenville, Bloomingdale, Clarendon Hills, Cloverdale, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Eola, Hinsdale, Glen Ellyn, Itaska, Lisle, Lombard, Naperville, Roselle, Villa Park, Warrenville, Wayne, West Chicago,...
    • Combination Atlas Map of DuPage County 1874

    • Real property -- Illinois -- DuPage County -- Maps.; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Maps.; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Description and travel -- Views.
    • Contains city and township plat maps within DuPage County, sketches of prominent homes, census information on landowners and biographies of county pioneers. Compiled, drawn and published from personal examinations and surveys. Originally published...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 112

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Dedication of Harold and Eva White Plaza at east end of the Riverwalk. Alfred Rubin giving address, with Mr. & Mrs. White in the background.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 111

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Dedication of Harold and Eva White Plaza at east end of the Riverwalk. Harold and Eva White sitting by the fountain.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 114

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Dedication of Harold and Eva White Plaza at east end of the Riverwalk. Harold and Eva White standing beside the dedicatory plaque.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 113

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Dedication of Harold and Eva White Plaza at east end of the Riverwalk. Mrs. White breaking bottle of champagne on fountain wall.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 123

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Discovering and opening of the Time Capsule buried in 1931. Mayor Chester Rybicki holding metal time capsule. Left to right: Peggy Frank, Helen Fraser (both of Naper Settlement), Lester Schrader.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 122

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Discovering and opening of the Time Capsule buried in 1931. Rock on Eagle Street at DuPage River beneath which capsule was buried. This site has since been rebuilt as part of the Riverwalk.
    • Downtown Naperville: heart of a community

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Economic conditions; Naperville (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century; Economic development -- Illinois -- Naperville
    • Examines the development, decline and rebuilding of downtown Naperville, Illinois as the city grew from a small farming community to one of the largest cities in the state.
    • First Congregational Church, Naperville, Illinois : history, 1833-1933

    • First Congregational Church -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1833-1933; First Congregational United Church of Christ -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Presbyterian Chruch at DuPage -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Churches -- Illinois --...
    • First organized July 14, 1833 as the Presbyterian Church at DuPage, in 1834 it adopted the rules of the Congregational Church, becoming the second Congregational Church in Illinois. In 1847 the first church was dedicated, in 1872 it became First...
    • One in a million: the Cock Robin & Prince Castles story

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local -- Interviews; Restaurants -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History
    • Founded in Naperville in 1931 by Walter Fredenhagen and Earl S. Prince as Prince Castles, later Cock Robin, this restaurant chain served ice cream and steakburgers throughout the Chicago area. Known for its square ice cream scoops, thick...
    • Historical Encyclopedia Of Illinois and history of Du Page County, Volume 1

    • Illinois -- History -- Encyclopedias ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Biography; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Portraits; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Maps; Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville...
    • Illinois is prominent in the early history of the West. Concise descriptions of places, historical facts, and biographies of living persons with close relations to the state. Illustrations include portraits, maps and buildings.
    • The Greenes on the East Branch of the DuPage

    • DuPage County (Ill.) -- Genealogy ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Portraits ; Lisle (Ill.) -- Genealogy ; Lisle (Ill.) -- History ; Lisle (Ill.) -- Portraits
    • Includes the forebears and descendents of Daniel Moon Greene and his nephew William Briggs Greene, pioneer settlers in Lisle Township, DuPage County, Illinois. 196 p. ; ill., col. coat of arms, facsims., geneal. tables, maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
    • Euclid Lodge, no. 65 : A.F. & A.M., 1849-1904

    • Euclid Lodge, no. 65: A.F. & M. -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Freemasonry -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- Portraits
    • Joe Naper and other prominent early settlers of Naperville were members of the Euclid Lodge that they founded. This history lists the 1904 officers and all past officers and members. The lodge was housed in several buildings that are pictured. ...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 095

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper Days at Naper Settlement, June 6-7, 1981. Mary Lou Wehrli, Carolyn Finzer and Frank Allston with trophy to be presented for winning float.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 100

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper Days at Naper Settlement, June 6-7, 1981. Sham battle between two groups of soldiers in old-time garb.

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