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    • Abstract of Title on Sections 22 and 28

    • Titles, Land; Zoning--Illinois--Skokie--Maps; Deeds--Illinois; Real estate;
    • Abstract of Title from Chicago Title & Trust Co. on most of Section 22 and Section 28 of Niles Township. The Abstract of Title is of The south 10 acres of the north 35 1/2 acres of the north west quarter of the north east quarter of Section 22, T....
    • Niles Center Incorporation Papers, March 8, 1888

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Rolling Meadows (Ill.) -- Local elections;
    • Four-page printed and handwritten legal document finalizing the incorporation of Niles Center, Illinois into a village, dated March 8, 1888. An election was held March 6, 1888 to determine if the residents of Niles Center wanted to incorporate as a...
    • Horses Jaw Bone

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    • Photograph of a horses jaw bone found behind 8020 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois. The site was a blacksmith shop in the late 1800s. This photograph appears on page 16 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A Centennial History.
    • Moustache Cup Photograph

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    • Photograph of a moustache cup of unknown date and origin used by an early Niles Center, Illinois resident. A moustache cup was designed to protect a mans moustache while drinking. This photograph appears on page 21 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A...
    • Native American Axe Head, undated

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    • Photograph of a Native American axe head of unknown date and origin found near the corner of Golf Road and Knox Avenue in Skokie, Illinois. This photograph appears on page 12 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A Centennial History.
    • Wooden Scribe Photograph

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    • Photograph of a wooden scribe of unknown date and origin found in the Skokie area. A scribe was a carpentry tool used to make cut marks on wood. This photograph appears on page 31 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A Centennial History.
    • The Geographical Growth of Skokie, Illinois

    • Maps; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; History;
    • The Geographical Growth of Skokie, Illinois was written by Joseph Beaver as a pamphlet which showed the history of Skokies (Niles Centers) geographical growth from its orginal boundaries when incorporated in 1888 to the boundaries in 1983. The...
    • Searle Parkway Paving Specifications

    • Business enterprises; Construction; Railroads; Streets; Transportation; United States. Works Progress Administration (Ill.);
    • These are specifications for the paving of Searle Parkway as W.P.A. Project #20128. The area to be paved stretched from Niles Ave. to Niles Center Rd. and from the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad to Cicero Ave. (Skokie Blvd.). The materials for...
    • Report on Population, Economy and Land Use, Skokie, Illinois

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Municipal services; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Residences; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Homes; Population; Maps; Socio-economics; Socio-economic studies;
    • This 1968 report was prepared for the Village Plan Commission and the Board of Trustees by Harland Bartholomew and Associates. The report reflects on the previous population growth and possible future growth, as well as the social and economic...
    • Searle Parkway Paving Blueprint

    • Blueprints; Business enterprises; Construction; Maps; Railroads; Streets; Transportation; United States. Works Progress Administration (Ill.);
    • This blueprint is for the paving of Searle Parkway as W.P.A. Project #20128 in 1941. It was drawn up by U. F. Turpin, Village Engineer. Additions to the initial paving project are indicated in colored pencil. These changes, which included the...

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