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  • Bids on Library Building
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Dec 1949     $400,000 job part of Better Wilmette Plan. Edifice to be constructed on grounds at Wilmette and Park Avenues. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Dec 1949   $400,000 job part of Better Wilmette Plan. Edifice to be constructed on grounds at Wilmette and Park Avenues. ...
  • New Location
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84   ...
  • Births: Carol Ann Anderson
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Sep 1948, p. 32     ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Sep 1948, p. 32   ...
  • How Wilmette Library Has Outgrown Its Space
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jan 1948, p. 14     ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jan 1948, p. 14   ...
  • Income Boost Seen as Major Library Need
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jan 1948, 5, 38     Present revenue "frozen" at rate set by state back in 1901. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jan 1948, 5, 38   Present revenue "frozen" at rate set by state back in 1901. ...
  • Mrs. Carl Hall is Library Director
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1947     Mrs. Carl Hall, 812 Greenwood avenue, has been appointed a director of the Wilmette Public Library to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mrs. Christian W. Schafer ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1947   Mrs. Carl Hall, 812 Greenwood avenue, has been appointed a director of the Wilmette Public Library to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mrs. Christian W. Schafer ...
  • New Library is Sought in Village Plan
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1947     Wilmette's is smallest, busiest, of any in North Shore communities ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1947   Wilmette's is smallest, busiest, of any in North Shore communities ...
  • Bower, Lorin A., Mrs. (née EstherDunshee)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70     Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the good old days. A thrilling event of 1893 is told by Mrs. L.A. (Esther Dunshee) Bower, 1216 Ashland avenue, in ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70   Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the ...
  • Holmes, Henry H. (née Herman  W.Mudgett)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70     Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the good old days. A thrilling event of 1893 is told by Mrs. L.A. (Esther Dunshee) Bower, 1216 Ashland avenue, in ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70   Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the ...
  • Joy, Frank L.
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, Anniversary supplement, p. 65. Date of Event: 12 Sep 1917     F. L. Joy was Civic Leader for 40 years. Three times president of the Village of Wilmette, Frank L. Joy was one of the civic leaders of the community for over 40 years. Born in New York City in 1945, Mr. Joy was a veteran of the Civil War. He ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, Anniversary supplement, p. 65. Date of Event: 12 Sep 1917   F. L. Joy was Civic Leader for 40 years. Three times president of the Village of Wilmette, Frank L. Joy was one of the civic leaders of the community for ...
  • Maternus Schaefer Leading Citizen in Early Gross Point
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 92     President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its first village board, Maternus Schaefer also filled the offices of village collector and school director for a quarter of a century. Mr. Schaefer was a farmer, owning 35 acres of land on section 33 of New Trier township, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 92   President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its first village board, Maternus Schaefer also filled the offices of village collector and school director for a quarter ...
  • F. [Frank] L. Joy was Civic Leader for 40 years
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 65     Full date of death provided from other sources...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 65   Full date of death provided from other sources...
  • Schaefer, John
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 2. Date of Event: 18 Sep 1947     John Schaefer, forbear of one of Wilmette's largest families, was born in Gross Point October 23, 1844, and is said to have been the first white child born in the Wilmette area. The son of Peter and Lena (Bleser) Schaefer, he resided here for well over a half-century, witnessed the ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 2. Date of Event: 18 Sep 1947   John Schaefer, forbear of one of Wilmette's largest families, was born in Gross Point October 23, 1844, and is said to have been the first white child born in the ...
  • Dusham, Lombard
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, 75th anniversary supplement, p. 3     One of Wilmette's earliest settlers was Lombard Dusham, who came to the area about 1837 and purchased 100 acres from Antoine Ouilmette just north of the Ouilmette family reservation, at 10 cents an acre. Lombard Dusham (the name, it is believed, was originally Du Charme) built himself a log cabin ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, 75th anniversary supplement, p. 3   One of Wilmette's earliest settlers was Lombard Dusham, who came to the area about 1837 and purchased 100 acres from Antoine Ouilmette just north of the Ouilmette family reservation, at ...
  • Maj. Henry Dalton dies from wounds served in Europe
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 1945, ?     Photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 1945, ?   Photo...
  • Zeutschel, Mary (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 16 Oct 1944     ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 16 Oct 1944   ...
  • Roemer, Caroline Borre (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 17 Oct 1944     ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 17 Oct 1944   ...
  • Nilles, Frank Jacob (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 14 Oct 1944     ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 14 Oct 1944   ...
  • Lloyd, De Courey (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 17 Oct 1944     ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 17 Oct 1944   ...
  • Hellstrom, Eva Charlotte (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 12 Oct 1944     ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 19 Oct 1944, . Date of Event: 12 Oct 1944   ...
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