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Browsing items in: Naperville Heritage Collection

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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • A role of their own

    • Hobson, Clarissa.; Mitchell, Caroline Martin.; Price, Margaret.; Towsley, Genevieve.; Cowlishaw, Mary Lou.; Ditzler, Hannah.; Egermann, Matie.; Women -- Illinois -- Naperville -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- History
    • Presents a history of seven women who contributed to the evolution of Naperville from a town to a community.
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Business Guide: an outline of business

    • Business.; Commercial law.
    • Originally published in 1886 with over three million copies sold by 1917, this handbook of legal and business forms was also a legal adviser and guide to business success. The author and publisher, J.L. Nichols, was a professor at North Central...
    • City Council Minutes (1857 - 1881)

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Official record for Naperville, Illinois from its incorporation in 1857 through April 26, 1870 including articles of incorporation. Originally transcribed and typewritten by Pat Miller in 1981. Subsequently retranscribed by City of Naperville...
    • City Council Minutes 1857

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville, including incorporation as a village on Feb. 7, 1857 and recording laws, taxes and village business transactions. (51 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1858

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Official records of council proceedings for Village of Naperville, beginning April 16, 1858 through December 1858. (29 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1859

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville for 1859. (29 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1860

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville for 1860. (28 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1861

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville for 1861. (37 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1862

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville for 1862. (20 p.)

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