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Lake Forest Academy and Ferry Hall Archives

   
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  1. A Boy's Whole Time, Admissions Brochure, Lake Forest Academy, circa 1908
    Cover of a brochure designed to market Lake Forest Academy to potential students. The brochure provides images and descriptions of school life, athletics, and academics.

  2. Academy Building, Lake Forest Academy, 1888
    This picture of the Academy Building was published in the 1892 Forester yearbook of Lake Forest University.

  3. Advertisement Card for the Great Western Machinery and Patent Depot, Page 1, circa 1850s
    A card advertising the Great Western Machinery and Patent Depot run by Richards, Ellsworth & Co.

  4. Advertisement Card for the Great Western Machinery and Patent Depot, Page 2, circa 1850s
    A card advertising the Great Western Machinery and Patent Depot run by Richards, Ellsworth & Co.

  5. Advertisement for Lake Forest Academy, 1915
    Advertisement for Lake Forest Academy published in Harper's Magazine.

  6. Advertisement for the Cy - Bix Orchestra, Lake Forest Academy Yearbook, 1922
    Advertisement appearing in the 1922 Lake Forest Academy yearbook, The Caxy. The Cy - Bix Orchestra was a band put together by Lake Forest Academy student Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke and his classmate Cy Welge.

  7. All Roads Lead to Ferry Hall, 1932
    A hand drawn map of Lake Forest, IL showing roads and trains from Chicago, IL and Milwaukee, WI to Ferry Hall. Depicts the buildings on the campus, and several Lake Forest area landmarks.

  8. All-School Photograph, Lake Forest Academy, 1889
    Lake Forest Academy students and faculty gather on the Academy Building steps for the All School Photograph.

  9. All-School Photograph, Lake Forest Academy, 1987
    Lake Forest Academy students and faculty gather by the loading dock behind Reid Hall for the annual All-School Photograph. This photograph appeared in the 1987 yearbook.

  10. Annual Concert Program, Inside Pages, Ferry Hall, 1893
    Program describing the 1893 Ferry Hall Annual Concert.

  11. Annual Concert, Program Cover, Ferry Hall, 1893
    Program describing the 1893 Ferry Hall Annual Concert.

  12. Application to Ferry Hall from Harlean Carpenter, 1926
    Application for admission to Ferry Hall for Harlean Harlow Carpenter signed by her mother, Jean Carpenter and Miss Eloise Tremain. Harlean Carpenter would later be known as Hollywood movie star Jean Harlow.

  13. Archery Club, Lake Forest Academy, 1914
    Lake Forest Academy archery club students pose at practice site, 1914.

  14. Archives Room, Lake Forest Academy, 2001
    This is the archives room at Lake Forest Academy. The image shows how the collection of historical items are stored in archival-quality boxes on shelves in the Lake Forest Academy and Ferry Hall Archives located in the attic of Reid Hall.

  15. Art Class, Ferry Hall, 1950s
    Ferry Hall students drawing in art class.

  16. Art Class, Ferry Hall, early 1970s
    Photograph of Ferry Hall and Lake Forest Academy Students together in a coeducational art class at Ferry Hall.

  17. Art Class, Lake Forest Academy, 1933
    Lake Forest Academy students in an art class are engaged in various individual projects, while two boys sketch a large mural of Old Reid Hall.

  18. Art Class, Lake Forest Academy, 1979
    Students make pottery in a Lake Forest Academy art class, 1979.

  19. Art Class, Lake Forest Academy, May 1977
    Students engaged in pottery making in a school art class.

  20. Arts and Crafts Class, Lake Forest Academy, 1935
    Lake Forest Academy boys working in the arts and crafts studio under the direction of artist James Prestini. Photograph taken from 1934-35 Caxy yearbook.

  21. Band Performance, Lake Forest Academy, 1930s
    Photograph depicts band members performing.

  22. Band Practice, Lake Forest Academy, 1979
    Lake Forest Academy students rehearse in the school band practice room.

  23. Baseball Player, Lake Forest Academy, 1910
    Lake Forest Academy student in baseball uniform on campus.

  24. Baseball Team Picnic, Lake Forest Academy, circa 1890s
    The photograph depicts the Lake Forest Academy baseball team gathering for an informal group pose at a school picnic. They are joined by friends and local townspeople.

  25. Baseball Team, Lake Forest Academy, 1890
    Lake Forest Academy baseball team.

  26. Baseball Team, Lake Forest Academy, 1982
    Lake Forest Academy Basbeball team posing in front of Glore Memorial Gymnasium.

  27. Basketball Game, Ferry Hall, 1911
    Ferry Hall students play basketball outside on campus. Photograph was published in the 1910-11 Ferry Hall yearbook, "Ferry Tales".

  28. Basketball Game, Lake Forest Academy, 1974
    The photograph depicts a basketball game in the Glore Memorial Gymnasium at Lake Forest Academy.

  29. Basketball Player, Lake Forest Academy, circa 1950s
    A member of the basketball team at Lake Forest Academy shoots hoops in the school gymnasium.

  30. Basketball Team, Ferry Hall, 1896
    The photograph depicts the Ferry Hall women's basketball team in the year 1896.

  31. Basketball Team, Ferry Hall, 1910
    The basketball team sits on the steps of Ferry Hall.

  32. Basketball Team, Lake Forest Academy, 1912
    Group photograph of the basketball team in 1912.

  33. Basketball Tournament Program, Lake Forest Academy, 1975
    Program from the 20th Annual Invitational Basketball Tournament held at the Lake Forest Academy Glore Memorial Gymnasium from March 4-7, 1975.

  34. Bates House Dormitory Construction, Lake Forest Academy, April 1948
    Two images from the 1948 Caxy Yearbook of the construction of Bates House Dormitory on the campus of Lake Forest Academy. The groundbreaking for the dormitory began on April 4, 1948. The funds for the dormitory were given by the the family of Adelmer Marcus Bates, a Chicago industrialist, in his honor.

  35. Bates House Dormitory Demolition, Lake Forest Academy, March 15, 1999
    The demolition of Bates House Dormitory on the campus of Lake Forest Academy. In the background stands the new dormitory named "H. Leslie Atlass, Sr. Hall". Lake Forest Academy Alumni H. Leslie Atlass, Jr. '36 provided Lake Forest Academy with the naming gift for the dormitory, and named it for his father, founder of WBBM radio station in Chicago.

  36. Biology Class, Ferry Hall, 1960s
    Ferry Hall students in biology class.

  37. Bookplate with Ferry Hall Logo, 1926
    This library bookplate contains the Ferry Hall logo of a young woman reading a book. The motto "Ex Libris" appears in text at the bottom of the book plate.

  38. Bookplate, Ferry Hall Library, circa 1921
    Ferry Hall library bookplate, engraved in 1921. The engraving along the bottom shows the Ferry Hall school insignia that was designed in 1920.

  39. Bookstore, Lake Forest Academy, 1978
    Students make purchases at the Lake Forest Academy bookstore.

  40. Boys Studying in a Humanities Class, Lake Forest Academy, circa 1908
    This image was published in an admissions brochure entitled, "A Boy's Whole Time". The brochure was marketed at potential students and included images and information about school life, athletics, and academics.

  41. Boys with a Bicycle, Lake Forest Academy, late 1800s
    Four boys pose together with a bicycle in front of a hammock on the campus of Lake Forest Academy.

  42. Calling Day, Ferry Hall, 1962
    Lake Forest Academy students dance with Ferry Hall students at the annual Calling Day fall dance mixer at Ferry Hall.

  43. Calling Day, Ferry Hall, 1966
    Lake Forest Academy students gather with Ferry Hall students at the annual Calling Day mixer at Ferry Hall.

  44. Campus Buildings, Lake Forest Academy, 1896
    Photograph of the Academy buildings published in the 1896 Forester yearbook of Lake Forest university.

  45. Campus Map of Lake Forest College, Lake Forest Academy, and Ferry Hall, 1896
    Hand drawn map of the grounds and environs of Lake Forest College, Lake Forest Academy, and Ferry Hall. The key provides information about the campus buildings,athletic fields, railroad stations, nearby roads, Forest Park, and Lake Michigan. Map was published in the 1896-97 catalogue of Lake Forest Academy.

  46. Card Sent From Member of the Albany Burgess Corps, circa 1850s
    A small card with five hearts on it sent to "Col. E. E. Ellsworth with the compliments of a member of the Albany Burgess Corps."

  47. Cast of "The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr, -abridged-", Lake Forest Academy, 1998
    Lake Forest Academy student cast members of "The Compleat Works of Wllm Shkspr, -abridged-" posing Drama Teacher Mark Dryfoos. The students hold an award from the Illinois High School Theater Festival, January 1998. The photograph was published in the alumni magazine, "The Review".

  48. Caxy Frog Mascot Logo Drawing, Lake Forest Academy, 1980
    This is a sketch of the Caxy Frog mascot logo as it was used at Lake Forest Academy around the year 1980.

  49. Caxy Frog Mascot Logo, Lake Forest Academy, 1908
    Lake Forest Academy Caxy frog mascot as drawn in the 1908 yearbook. This is the earliest known Caxy image in the Lake Forest Academy and Ferry Hall Archives collection.

  50. Cenntenial Celebration Program, Ferry Hall, 1969
    Program describing the 1969 Ferry Hall Cenntenial Celebration.

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