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  • George F. Hartnett Establishes New Brokerage Concern
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84     George F. Hartnett of WIlmette has announced the establishment of George F. Hartnett and COmpany of Chicago as brokers in peanuts, nuts and feeds, effective June 1. Associated with him will be John J. Kelly, Jr. and Charles W. McInerney. Brief description of Hartnett's career. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84   George F. Hartnett of WIlmette has announced the establishment of George F. Hartnett and COmpany of Chicago as brokers in peanuts, nuts and feeds, effective June 1. Associated with him ...
  • Shore Photographers Open New Wilmette Studio May 31
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84     James R. D. Stevenson and Harvey Steffens opened their new commercial and portrait photography studio at 807 Ridge Road in Wilmette on May 31. Stevenson lives in Kenilworth. Steffens was born in Wilmette. Brief background on education and careers of both men. Photograph J.R.D. Stevenson...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1949, p. 84   James R. D. Stevenson and Harvey Steffens opened their new commercial and portrait photography studio at 807 Ridge Road in Wilmette on May 31. Stevenson lives in Kenilworth. Steffens was ...
  • Methodist Speaker
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96     Guest speaker on missions is Jacob Quiambao of Galoocan, Rizal, Phillippine ISlands, a student at the Garrett Theological Seminary, Evanston. Photograph Mr. and Mrs. Quiambao....
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96   Guest speaker on missions is Jacob Quiambao of Galoocan, Rizal, Phillippine ISlands, a student at the Garrett Theological Seminary, Evanston. Photograph Mr. and Mrs. Quiambao....
  • Cartoonist Entertains Players
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96     Walt Ditzen, known for his "Fan Fare" cartoon on the sports pages of the Chicago Daily News, draws for the entertainment of the Glenview Players last week. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 96   Walt Ditzen, known for his "Fan Fare" cartoon on the sports pages of the Chicago Daily News, draws for the entertainment of the Glenview Players last week. ...
  • Obituary: Rev. George Deacon Allison
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 95     The Rev. George Deacon Allison, pastor of the Wilmette Baptist Church for 21 years, died Friday, May 13, at his home 1028 Forest Avenue, Wilmette. He was 64. Dr. Allison was a native of Brooklyn, N.Y. Son Lost in War Dr. Allison is survived by his wife, Alice and one ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 May 1949, p. 95   The Rev. George Deacon Allison, pastor of the Wilmette Baptist Church for 21 years, died Friday, May 13, at his home 1028 Forest Avenue, Wilmette. He was 64. Dr. Allison ...
  • Obituary: Pvt. Albert A. Sargent
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Oct 1948, p. 95     Pvt. Albert A. Sargent, 435 Ridge road, Wilmette. Private Sargent was killed in action in Europe on September 9, 1944, and his remains were recently returned to the United States for reburial. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Sargent; one sister, Mrs. Virginia Schneider of Wilmette; and two ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Oct 1948, p. 95   Pvt. Albert A. Sargent, 435 Ridge road, Wilmette. Private Sargent was killed in action in Europe on September 9, 1944, and his remains were recently returned to the United States ...
  • Obituary: Samuel K. Jorjorian
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Sep 1948, p. 28     Samuel K. Jorjorian, 64, of New York, formerly of Wilmette, died in New York on Friday, September 10. Mr. Jorjorian was former owner of S. K. Jorjorian Inc., rug concern. Survivors include four daughters Mrs. Lucy Najarian of Wilmette, Mrs. Araxie Minasian of Evanston, Miss Annagrace Jorjorian of New York, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Sep 1948, p. 28   Samuel K. Jorjorian, 64, of New York, formerly of Wilmette, died in New York on Friday, September 10. Mr. Jorjorian was former owner of S. K. Jorjorian Inc., rug concern. ...
  • Wins Honors
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jul 1948, p. 67     James Logsdon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kellogg Logsdon, 2604 Blackhawk Road, Wilmette, was honored at Boys State, at Springfield. James was sponsored by Wilmette Post No. 46, the American Legion Poor quality photograph on microfilm. Photographer Betty Howell...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jul 1948, p. 67   James Logsdon, son of Mr. and Mrs. Kellogg Logsdon, 2604 Blackhawk Road, Wilmette, was honored at Boys State, at Springfield. James was sponsored by Wilmette Post No. 46, the American ...
  • 'Bye Susie
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jun 1948, p. 83     Child, Kenny Koch, 3, is very fond of a child-size manniquin in a dress shop owned by Miss Annette Smith at 1101 Central Ave. Kenny and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Koch, 723 Tenth Street, will be moving to California. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jun 1948, p. 83   Child, Kenny Koch, 3, is very fond of a child-size manniquin in a dress shop owned by Miss Annette Smith at 1101 Central Ave. Kenny and his parents, Mr. and ...
  • Week-end visitors
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 1948, p. 79     John Darley, 618 Brier street, Kenilworth, is returning from Cornell University and has guests from college arriving for a visit June 11: Lindsey Grant, Al Harding, and Ken Mahoney. The three young men will be leaving for China shortly. Mr. Lindsay was one of the group of students photographed in ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 1948, p. 79   John Darley, 618 Brier street, Kenilworth, is returning from Cornell University and has guests from college arriving for a visit June 11: Lindsey Grant, Al Harding, and Ken Mahoney. The ...
  • Launch Store Project [Wieboldt family]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 May 1948, p. 88     Poor quality hotograph of family members from microfilm...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 May 1948, p. 88   Poor quality hotograph of family members from microfilm...
  • Obituary: Emil "Jack" Nord
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 May 1948, 87, 88     Emil (Jack) Nord, 65, of 2435 Birchwood lane, Wilmette, died at his home on Sunday, May 9 [1948]. Born in Stockholm, Sweden. Burial was at Memorial Park cemetery. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Martha Nord; one daughter, Mrs. Alice Meinshausen of Des Plaines; one son, Robert Nord of Blue Island; ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 May 1948, 87, 88   Emil (Jack) Nord, 65, of 2435 Birchwood lane, Wilmette, died at his home on Sunday, May 9 [1948]. Born in Stockholm, Sweden. Burial was at Memorial Park cemetery. Survivors include ...
  • Obituary: Kenneth Lawrence Fox
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 May 1948     Kenneth Lawrence Fox, 52, who retired as Glencoe's village president in April, died Saturday at Billings Memorial hospital, Chicago. His home was at 1054 Bluff road. Mr. Fox was a native of Chicago. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Hazel Kaiser Fox; one daughter, Marcella E.; three sons, Kenneth L. Jr., ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 May 1948   Kenneth Lawrence Fox, 52, who retired as Glencoe's village president in April, died Saturday at Billings Memorial hospital, Chicago. His home was at 1054 Bluff road. Mr. Fox was a ...
  • 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. ...
  • Huerter Legion Post takes name from home boy
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 76     Peter J. Huerter Post, 669, the American Legion, was organized on June 17, 1920. Huerter was a victim of the flu epidemic of 1918 and died on October 4, of that year en route to France during WWI. Photograph Peter J. Huerter...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 76   Peter J. Huerter Post, 669, the American Legion, was organized on June 17, 1920. Huerter was a victim of the flu epidemic of 1918 and died on October 4, of ...
  • Priest's life one of service to church and communities,
Included in Wilmette Life's Special 75th Anniversary Issue.  Digital copy available within the library. Paper can be found in Vertical File-
Wilmette's 75th Anniversary.
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48     Photograph The Rev. William Netstraeter...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48   Photograph The Rev. William Netstraeter...
  • Msgr. Vattman served Wilmette and nation in brilliant career
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48     Photograph Msgr. Edward J. Vattman...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48   Photograph Msgr. Edward J. Vattman...
  • Postmaster Lea J. Orr is Wilmette's postmaster.
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2     Lea J. Orr is Wilmette's postmaster, the ninth incumbent in that position. Previously Mr. Orr was village clerk (1925-1926 and 1928-1932), commander of the Wilmette post of the American Legion (1923-1924), and chief clerk of the Selective Service board. ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 2   Lea J. Orr is Wilmette's postmaster, the ninth incumbent in that position. Previously Mr. Orr was village clerk (1925-1926 and 1928-1932), commander of the Wilmette post of the American Legion ...
  • John Schaefer area's first white child
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 2, 90     Photograph of John Schaefer on p.90...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, 2, 90   Photograph of John Schaefer on p.90...
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