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  • Ravinia Park [editorial]
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Jun 1913, p. 4     Summer music program is educational and not frivolous. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Jun 1913, p. 4   Summer music program is educational and not frivolous. ...
  • Ravinia Park season to open Saturday
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Jun 1913, p. 3     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Jun 1913, p. 3   ...
  • Ravinia Park opening was pleasing event
    NewspaperText  Walter Allen Stults, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1     Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed the opening concert of the season at Ravinia Park in Highland Park. Frederick Stock is the conductor. Baroness van Rotenthal performed interpretative dance. The reviewer was not impressed with her efforts.
    NewspaperText  Walter Allen Stults, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1913, p. 1   Chicago Symphony Orchestra performed the opening concert of the season at Ravinia Park in Highland Park. Frederick Stock is the conductor. Baroness van Rotenthal performed interpretative dance. The reviewer was ...
  • Railroad to Make Park in Wilmette
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jan 1914, p. 1     Chicago and Northwestern Line remove old buildings from valuable business plot. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jan 1914, p. 1   Chicago and Northwestern Line remove old buildings from valuable business plot. ...
  • Will Outline Ravinia Park Plans Friday
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 1914, p. 1     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Feb 1914, p. 1   ...
  • Park Authority to Talk in Wilmette
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 1914, p. 1     Mr. Myron H. West, president of the Western Park Builders Association, will give a talk on "City Planning" before a joint meeting of the Parent-Teachers Association of the Logan School and the Wilmette Civic Improvement Association April 9 ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 1914, p. 1   Mr. Myron H. West, president of the Western Park Builders Association, will give a talk on "City Planning" before a joint meeting of the Parent-Teachers Association of the Logan School ...
  • West Side Park is Now  a Beauty Spot
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 1914, p. 1     Many improvements in landscape gardening, placing of sidewalks, etc., are bing made at the West Side park by a group of workmen. The new park has been cleared of all dead leaves and brush, and in a few weeks, weill be the beauty spot of the west side.
    Many ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 1914, p. 1   Many improvements in landscape gardening, placing of sidewalks, etc., are bing made at the West Side park by a group of workmen. The new park has been cleared of all ...
  • West Side Improvements [editorial]
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 May 1914, p. 4     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 May 1914, p. 4   ...
  • "Uncle Ben" to be Honored by Name of Park
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jun 1914, p. 6     Benjamin Housel, the man who is responsible for Evanston's Lake Front Parks, is to be rewarded. Frank P. Crandon will also be honored ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jun 1914, p. 6   Benjamin Housel, the man who is responsible for Evanston's Lake Front Parks, is to be rewarded. Frank P. Crandon will also be honored ...
  • Park Board Buys Michigan Avenue Lot for $12,300
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1914, p. 1     Purchase of an eighty-two foot corner lot in Michigan avenue, adjoining the site of the new park and north of Washington avenue, has just been made by the Wilmette Park board for $12,300. The property will be used as an entrance to the new park when all improvements are made. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1914, p. 1   Purchase of an eighty-two foot corner lot in Michigan avenue, adjoining the site of the new park and north of Washington avenue, has just been made by the Wilmette Park ...
  • Complains of Gambling at Parks
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jul 1914, p. 1     ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jul 1914, p. 1   ...
  • Build Road into Park
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jul 1914, p. 1     Wilmette Park Board has been constructing a road into the park east of the Sanitary property on Michigan avenue, north of Washington aveuue, to the canal. This will allow vehicles to drive into the park ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jul 1914, p. 1   Wilmette Park Board has been constructing a road into the park east of the Sanitary property on Michigan avenue, north of Washington aveuue, to the canal. This will allow vehicles ...
  • Playground man leaves
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1914, p. 2     Mr. Edward B. DeGroot, formerly of Kenilworth, will leave the area to become a supervisor of school recreation in San Francisco, California. For almost three years Mr. DeGroot has been field secretary for the Playground and Recreation Association of America. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1914, p. 2   Mr. Edward B. DeGroot, formerly of Kenilworth, will leave the area to become a supervisor of school recreation in San Francisco, California. For almost three years Mr. DeGroot has been ...
  • This is Wilmette Day at Ravinia
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1914, p. 1     The New Trier Business Men's Association has sent out invitations for special cars to leave this morning at 9:30 a.m. for the park. Children will have an open air carnival and program. A circus parade will be held on the athletic field led by the Allendale and Glenwood school bands. ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1914, p. 1   The New Trier Business Men's Association has sent out invitations for special cars to leave this morning at 9:30 a.m. for the park. Children will have an open air carnival ...
  • Favor Creation of New Park District
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Oct 1914, p. 1     First step towards boulevard to parallel drainage canal ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Oct 1914, p. 1   First step towards boulevard to parallel drainage canal ...
  • Ravinia Park Will Be Open Tomorrow Eve
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1915, p. 1     The season at Ravinia Park will be formally opened tomorrow evening with the first of the summer's concerts by the Chicago Symphone orchestra directed by Frederick Stock. Joan Sawyer will interpret modern dancs at the evening concerts for the first two weeks of the season. Noted artists will include Bruno ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1915, p. 1   The season at Ravinia Park will be formally opened tomorrow evening with the first of the summer's concerts by the Chicago Symphone orchestra directed by Frederick Stock. Joan Sawyer will ...
  • Wilmette Park District
    Newspaper  Louis K. Gillson, Local News, 26 Feb 1916, p. 14     The Wilmette Park District wa organized in 1908 to create and maintain public parks. The organization was the suggestion of Mr. R. R. McCormick, then President of the Sanitary District, that the tract of land which would be created from earth extracted from the drainage canal under construction. Describes plans ...
    Newspaper  Louis K. Gillson, Local News, 26 Feb 1916, p. 14   The Wilmette Park District wa organized in 1908 to create and maintain public parks. The organization was the suggestion of Mr. R. R. McCormick, then President of the Sanitary District, ...
  • An Hour's "Bike Hike" in Wilmette
    Newspaper  Local News, 21 Apr 1916, p. 4     The editor noticed much housing construction while cycling around the village. He urges setting aside ground for parks and recreation whie there is space to be reserved. ...
    Newspaper  Local News, 21 Apr 1916, p. 4   The editor noticed much housing construction while cycling around the village. He urges setting aside ground for parks and recreation whie there is space to be reserved. ...
  • Scenes from Wilmette's Playgrounds
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jun 1918, p. 1     Families who decide not to travel for vacations have many options for recreation in the village beach, parks and playgrounds. The West Side Park has assorted playground apparatus. The playgrounds are enclosed by a fence to prevent children wandering into the streets. A police officer is stationed at the park ...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Jun 1918, p. 1   Families who decide not to travel for vacations have many options for recreation in the village beach, parks and playgrounds. The West Side Park has assorted playground apparatus. The playgrounds ...
  • Ravinia is Great Place for Boys
    Newspaper  Bruce McLeish, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 1     North Shore residents are responsible for splendid success of War Recreation Work. The Ravinia Club Athletics committee, Mrs. Ralph A. Bard of Highland Park, chairman, has planned a program for Saturday afternoon beginning with a baseball game, a cavalry drill, tugs of war, sack races, potato races, pillow fights and ...
    Newspaper  Bruce McLeish, Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 1   North Shore residents are responsible for splendid success of War Recreation Work. The Ravinia Club Athletics committee, Mrs. Ralph A. Bard of Highland Park, chairman, has planned a program for ...
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