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    • Landmarks in Naperville

    • Architecture -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works ; Naperville (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
    • Naperville artist-historian Lester Schrader created forty paintings of old Naperville with photographs of the same sites as they existed in 1981. Created between 1946 and 1981, the paintings are housed at Naper Settlement. The story begins with...
    • Historical Encyclopedia Of Illinois and history of Du Page County, Volume 1

    • Illinois -- History -- Encyclopedias ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Biography; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Portraits; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Maps; Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville...
    • Illinois is prominent in the early history of the West. Concise descriptions of places, historical facts, and biographies of living persons with close relations to the state. Illustrations include portraits, maps and buildings.
    • Historical Encyclopedia Of Illinois and history of Du Page County, Volume 2

    • Illinois -- History -- Encyclopedias ; DuPage County -- History ; DuPage County -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- Portraits
    • Thirty chapters describe the main facts of DuPage County's history from the earliest settlements and political organization up to 1913. Biographical sketches of prominent people, portraits, family histories, township histories, an index of...
    • Downtown Naperville: heart of a community

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Economic conditions; Naperville (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century; Economic development -- Illinois -- Naperville
    • Examines the development, decline and rebuilding of downtown Naperville, Illinois as the city grew from a small farming community to one of the largest cities in the state.
    • Naperville Days

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography
    • William Goetsch recounts his youth in Naperville from 1934-1960. Chapters include: Naperville--Mill Street--Mom--The Shop--The Clubs--Down By the River--Grandma's--Tragedies Large and Small--The Quarry--Afterword
    • Evangelical Theological Seminary : Shaping ministry, 1873-1973

    • Theological seminaries ; Theological seminaries -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Evangelical Theological Seminary -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1873-1973; Union Biblical Institute -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Evangelical United...
    • Begun in 1873 as Union Biblical Institute to meet the need for trained leadership as the Evangelical Church moved across the mid-western plains, the Seminary expanded to include leadership for the church around the world. In 1946 the Seminary...
    • 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...
    • First Congregational Church, Naperville, Illinois : history, 1833-1933

    • First Congregational Church -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1833-1933; First Congregational United Church of Christ -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Presbyterian Chruch at DuPage -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Churches -- Illinois --...
    • First organized July 14, 1833 as the Presbyterian Church at DuPage, in 1834 it adopted the rules of the Congregational Church, becoming the second Congregational Church in Illinois. In 1847 the first church was dedicated, in 1872 it became First...
    • Congregation Beth Shalom : dedication weekend ad journal, November 20-22, 1998

    • Congregation Beth Shalom ; Congregation Beth Shalom -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville Jewish Community Organization -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Synagogues -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History
    • Begun in 1972 as the Naperville Jewish Community Organization, their first permanent synagogue was dedicated in 1998. The Presidents of Congregation Beth Shalom are listed, as well as those who contributed to the building campaign. Includes a...
    • "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...
    • One in a million: the Cock Robin & Prince Castles story

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local -- Interviews; Restaurants -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History
    • Founded in Naperville in 1931 by Walter Fredenhagen and Earl S. Prince as Prince Castles, later Cock Robin, this restaurant chain served ice cream and steakburgers throughout the Chicago area. Known for its square ice cream scoops, thick...
    • 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.
    • History of the County of DuPage, 1st ed.

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Biography; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History
    • This first history of DuPage County describes the Indian wars, land claims, prominent first settlers, organization as a county in 1839 with Naperville as county seat, resources, institutions and histories of individual towns.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Naperville cook book

    • Cookery; Ladies' Social Circle of the First Congregational Church -- Naperville (Ill.); Cookery -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1895; First Congregational Church -- Naperville (Ill.)
    • Collection of recipes and favorite foods served in Naperville along with helpful household hints, arranged by subject and with an index.
    • City Council Minutes 1919

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1919 (71 p.)
    • Naperville Fire Department 125th anniversary, 1874-1999

    • Fire departments -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Naperville Fire Department -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1874-1999
    • An account of how the Naperville Fire Department organized, grew, matured and prepared for the future. From bucket brigades to seven fire stations, services have greatly expanded. Lists of chiefs, rosters, equipment, major fires along with...
    • 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...
    • City Council Minutes 1907

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1907. (70 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1903

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1903. (57 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1915

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1915. (117 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1934

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1934. (57 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1931

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1931. (60 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1908

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1908. (78 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1916

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1915. (82 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1914

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1914. (120 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1935

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for January 1935 through September 9, 1935. (48 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1922

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1922. (72 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1911

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1911. (70 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1918

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1918. (63 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1920

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1920. (47 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1917

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1917. (89 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1905

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1905. (62 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1926

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1926. (44 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1909

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1909. (62 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1898 (May through December)

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for May through December 1898. (34 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1912

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1912. (61 p.)
    • City Council Minutes 1910

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1910. (85 p,)
    • City Council Minutes 1902

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes – Illinois – Naperville.;...
    • Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1902. (56 p.)

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