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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • The Making of Edens Highway Photograph Album : 1950-1956

    • Automobiles; Construction; Contractors; Expressways; Express highways -- Illinois; Express highways -- Illinois -- Chicago Metropolitan Area; Highways; Road construction; Roads; Transportation;
    • This photo album includes photographs with notes of the construction of the Edens Highway, and information about the construction, contractors, and its namesake, William Grant Edens.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Searle Parkway Construction Approval Letter

    • Business enterprises; Construction; Streets;Transportation; United States. Works Progress Administration (Ill.);
    • This letter is from the Vice President of G. D. Searle & Co. to George E. Blameuser, Village President giving approval for an estimate of work to be done to Searle Parkway. This work is to include the widening, curbing and guttering of the parkway.
    • Searle Parkway Construction Estimate Letter

    • Business enterprises; Construction; Streets; Transportation; United States. Works Progress Administration (Ill.);
    • This letter from U.F. Turpin, Village Engineer to George E. Blameuser, Village President is an estimate of work to be done on Searle Parkway including the widening, curbing and guttering of the parkway. The area to be done and specifications can be...
    • Days of Remembrance Holocaust Commemoration Program

    • Ceremonies and celebrations; Holocaust survivors; Associations, institutions, etc.; Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government;
    • This is a program for the Days of Remembrance Holocaust Commemoration. The event at the Old State Capitol Hall of Representatives in Springfield, Illinois was co-sponsored by the State of Illinois, the Jewish Federations in Illinois, and the U.S....
    • Martin Scotty Krier Testimonial Dinner Program

    • Family; Children; History; Recreation; Sports; Political parties; Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Business enterprises; Clubs; Associations, institutions, etc.;
    • This testimonial dinner program for Martin Scotty Krier includes a list of activities, a proclamation, a Krier family history, and Martin Kriers personal history and accomplishments.
    • 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...
    • Letter to Mayor Albert J. Smith

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Associations, institutions, etc.; Holocaust survivors;
    • This letter to Mayor Smith from Abram Swajger, President of Sheerit Hapleitah of Metropolitan Chicago, Holocaust Memorial Committee is a thank you for his speech at the Holocaust Memorial groundbreaking and for the Villages efforts to create the...
    • 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...

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