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    • 121 North Park Place

    • 121 N. Park Place; Park Place; residences;
    • Stephen Taylor, father of Dr. John L. Taylor, occupied this home at 121 North Park Place until his death in 1920. It was then occupied by the Burt Steir family and later by the Walter Herr family. The house was moved and remodeled and now stands on...
    • 126 West Lake Street

    • 126 W. Lake St.; residences;
    • Oren Luce and his wife Kate lived in this residence on 126 West Lake Street in Libertyville. They moved here from a farm in Vernon Township sometime in the early 1900s. When Oren lived in Libertyville he was a harness maker and owned his own shop....
    • 130 West Maple Avenue

    • 130 W. Maple Ave.; residences;
    • Residence of Franklin P. Dymond on Division Street, later renamed Maple Avenue. The exact address is 130 West Maple Avenue. At the turn of the twentieth century, Franklin P. Dymond was president of the Lake County Bank and was an owner (with R. J....
    • 205 West Cook Avenue

    • 205 W. Cook Ave.; residences;
    • Situated at the corner of Brainerd and Cook Avenues, this house was owned by Kenneth Lovell in the 1920s and 1930s. Kenneth Lovell was the son of Libertyville druggist F. B. Lovell and worked as a sales manager at American Wire Mills in...
    • 215 Elm Court

    • 215 Elm Court; residences;
    • At the turn of the century, John Eli Triggs lived in this brick home at 215 Elm Court. It then became the residence of his son Ross S. Triggs. John Eli operated Triggs Grocery and Meat Market, a leading business on Milwaukee Avenue in Libertyville,...
    • 223 South Stewart Avenue

    • 223 S. Stewart Ave.; residences;
    • This house is located at 223 South Stewart Avenue in Libertyville, on the northwest corner of McKinley and Stewart Avenues. William Whigam lived here in the 1910s and 1920s.
    • 312 Elm Court

    • 312 Elm Court; residences;
    • Located at 312 Elm Court, this house was a wedding present from John Eli Triggs, local grocer and meat market owner, to his daughter Irene and her husband Frank Wright. The house was built in 1910.
    • 316 South Stewart Avenue

    • 316 S. Stewart Ave.; residences;
    • Interesting stonework graces the front porch of this house located at 316 South Stewart Avenue in Libertyville. Robert P. Schnaebele was a carpenter in Libertyville and lived here in the early part of the twentieth century. According to local...
    • A Chapter on Thinness of Skin

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    • The Libertyville Literary Society was made up of young men and women who met for social and intellectual pursuits in the 1870s. This essay was written by one of the members of the Society and is a good example of the humorous style enjoyed by the...
    • Abana Spring, Libertyville, Ill.

    • bottled water; businesses; drinking water; horse-drawn vehicles; Park Place; springs; Abana Spring;
    • View of Abana Spring in Libertyville, IL. Descriptive note written on back: This was the second Abana Spring on Park Place about 1910.
      Frederick Grabbe established his bottling company in Libertyville in 1880 and marketed the clear drinking...
    • Abana Springs, Libertyville, Ill.

    • bottled water; businesses; drinking water; Newberry Avenue; springs; Abana Spring;
    • Frederick Grabbe established his bottling company in Libertyville in 1880 and marketed the clear drinking water as Abana Spring. The original well pictured here was located on Newberry Avenue, but when this dried up a second well was struck on what...
    • Ace Hardware

    • Cizek collection
    • In 1896 H. B. Eger built his hardware store just to the north of Schanck's Hardware Company. Eger sold the business to Ernie Griffis in 1935. Griffis was allied with a company named Ace Hardware and put up the sign shown in this photograph. In...
    • Ace Hardware

    • Cizek collection
    • In 1896 H. B. Eger built his hardware store just to the north of Schanck's Hardware Company. Eger sold the business to Ernie Griffis in 1935. Griffis was allied with a company named Ace Hardware and put up the sign shown in this photograph. In...
    • Ace Welding Service

    • Cizek collection
    • This business offered general repairs on residential and industrial steel structures and ornamental iron. In addition, they manufactured new truck bodies and utility and boat trailers.
    • Aerial View of Libertyville, Illinois

    • aerial views;
    • Aerial view of Libertyville in the 1960s looking southwest. Butler Lake can be identified in the top right corner. Descriptive note on the back reads: "Combining suburban living with urban conveniences, more than 9,000 residents are proud to call...
    • American Wire Mills

    • American Wire Fence Company; American Wire Mills; businesses; factories;
    • View of American Wire Mills, also called American Wire Fence Company, located at the east end of Church Street, Libertyville. The company opened in 1905 and ceased operations during the Depression.
    • Ammunition Stockpile Guard Crew

    • Uniforms; Army; Operation Iraqi Freedom
    • Jon Fujiu, U. S. Army soldier in Iraq, is pictured in the center with fellow Ammunition Stockpile Guard Crew members (l. to r.): William Brassfield, Charlie Hyde, Jon Fujiu, Patrick Peterson.
    • Armistice Day

    • Armistice Day; street views; Milwaukee Avenue
    • A crowd assembles for an Armistice Day celebration on Milwaukee Avenue in downtown Libertyville. In the foreground is the Libertyville Band.
    • Army Air Corps Training Group

    • Uniforms; Army; Air corps; World War II; Planes; Training;
    • William Reinka (pictured standing to the left of the number 196 on the plane) fought in the U. S. Army Air Corps in World War II. This is a picture of his training squadron in Foster Field, Texas. See related link for more information on Foster...

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