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Browsing items in: Naperville Heritage Collection

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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Thank you for your Cooperation: a history of Centennial Beach

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local.; Bathing beaches -- Illinois -- Naperville.; Swimming pools -- Illinois -- Naperville.
    • Produced by Mary Lou Wehrli, this film shows how Centennial Beach has evolved from a limestone quarry. Vintage clips from the Win G. Knoch Film Archives, narration and contemporary interviews trace the evolution of one of Naperville's downtown...
    • 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,...
    • 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 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 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 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 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 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).
    • 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 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 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.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 120

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Picnic in Central Park with Naperville Municipal Band Concert. Old time artillery firing during Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 119

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Picnic in Central Park with Naperville Municipal Band Concert. Old time artillery firing during Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.
    • 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 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 110

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Riverwalk Dedication. Banner presentation (left to right): Sesquicentennial Chairman Frank Allston, City Councilman James Newkirk, Sesquicentennial Vice-Chairman Alfred Rubin, 1931 Centennial Chairman Judge Win Knoch, James Moser.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 104

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Riverwalk construction during the summer of 1981. Sign asking for volunteer laborers, Main Street end of the Riverwalk.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 103

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Riverwalk construction during the summer of 1981. Covered bridge framework across the river; crane that moved the bridge; Civic Plaza with circle for fountain in foreground.
    • 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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