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Browsing items in: Naperville Heritage Collection

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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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 –...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Nichols Library Celebrates 75 Years of Progress

    • Nichols Library (Naperville, Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – History – 19th century.; Public libraries – Illinois – Naperville – History.; Public libraries – Illinois – Naperville – History.; Nichols, J. L. – (James...
    • Naperville Public Library began with the original Nichols Library on Washington Street. This anniversary pamphlet details the construction, staffing and growing usage of the building from 1898 to 1973.
    • 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...
    • "Our Dad" : his career and his philosophy

    • Naperville Lounge Company -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Kroehler Manufacturing Company -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Furniture industry and trade -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History ; Manufacturing industries -- Illinois -- Naperville --...
    • Peter Edward Kroehler, born in 1872 in Minnesota, came to Naperville in 1893 to help run the Naperville Lounge Company with Professor J.L. Nichols. In 1915 it became Kroehler Manufacturing Col, a national leader in furniture industry innovation...
    • 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 Telephone Directory, 1931 January

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Telephone directories.; Telephone – Directories.; Aurora (Ill.) -- Telephone directories.; Montgomery (Ill.) -- Telephone directories.; North Aurora (Ill.) -- Telephone directories.
    • Lists names, exchange numbers, and addresses of residences and businesses in Naperville, Illinois. Includes Aurora, Montgomery and North Aurora directory.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 035

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Trek arriving at Naperville, June 5, and being greeted by members of Northwest Military Alliance (a modern group which re-enacts old-time military life) with Lester Schrader as an Indian.

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