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  • Jones, Eugene Blanchard
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Lake Shore News, 21 Nov 1918, p. 8. Date of Event: 13 Sep 1918     The following letter, written by a fellow member of the Lafayette Escadrille, describes the very fight in which Lieutanant Eugene B. Jones gave his life. It gives one some idea of the tremendous hazard of an aviator's everyday experience, of what a miracle it is that they ever do come ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Lake Shore News, 21 Nov 1918, p. 8. Date of Event: 13 Sep 1918   The following letter, written by a fellow member of the Lafayette Escadrille, describes the very fight in which Lieutanant Eugene B. Jones gave his life. It gives one some idea ...
  • Wolff, Alfred
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Oct 1974, p. 38     Former wing-walker locally based
    One of the fascinating traditions in these parts is the North Shore Sunday Evening Club which opens its 59th consecutive season of travelog films this week at New Trier East High School. More details on this are found on page 46 of today's Wilmette ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Oct 1974, p. 38   Former wing-walker locally based
    One of the fascinating traditions in these parts is the North Shore Sunday Evening Club which opens its 59th consecutive season of travelog films this week ...
  • Schaefer, Joan
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Aug 1939, p. 5. Date of Event: 6 Aug 1939     Girl Is Shot Through Head; Recovery seen
    Neighbor Admits Firing Rifle at Squirrel at Time of Accident; Released on Bond

    Joan Schaefer, 9 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Al M. Schaefer, 1501 Washington avenue, was shot through the head at 6 o'clock Sunday evening, as ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 10 Aug 1939, p. 5. Date of Event: 6 Aug 1939   Girl Is Shot Through Head; Recovery seen
    Neighbor Admits Firing Rifle at Squirrel at Time of Accident; Released on Bond

    Joan Schaefer, 9 years old, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ...
  • Prouty, Mary B.
    Genealogical ResourceImageNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     photograph p.24...
    Genealogical ResourceImageNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   photograph p.24...
  • Engels, Joseph
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Photograph on p.24...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Photograph on p.24...
  • Alles, Frank
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     In a log house which stood at what is now the north entrance to Indian Hill Club, Frank Alles, whose present home is at 1636 Lake avenue, Wilmette, was born on August 5, 1861. his father had come to this country from Germany in 1839. On May 5, 1885, Mr. ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   In a log house which stood at what is now the north entrance to Indian Hill Club, Frank Alles, whose present home is at 1636 Lake avenue, Wilmette, was born ...
  • Blasius, Peter
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Peter Blaslus, 385 Birch street, Winnetka, was born June 22, 1867, his parents at that time living on Willow road, just cast of the railroad. On November 10, 1897, he was married to Mary Berry, a native of Ireland, the companionship started at that time continuing to the present day. ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Peter Blaslus, 385 Birch street, Winnetka, was born June 22, 1867, his parents at that time living on Willow road, just cast of the railroad. On November 10, 1897, he ...
  • Ketchum, Helen R.
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Photograph p.24...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Photograph p.24...
  • 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 ...
  • Walsh, Mary
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 26. Date of Event: 15 Sep 1939     Miss Mary Walsh is another Winnetka girl who will be a debutante this fall. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Walsh of 858 Sunset road, will introduce her at a tea on Friday, September 15. To her, too, will go an invitation from the Winnetka board of Northwestern Settlement ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 26. Date of Event: 15 Sep 1939   Miss Mary Walsh is another Winnetka girl who will be a debutante this fall. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Walsh of 858 Sunset road, will introduce her at ...
  • Hoffman, Phillip
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Phillip Hoffmann, 512 Ridge road, Wilmette, was born in 1863, in the old Hoffmann homestead, which still stands at 204 Ridge road, only a few blocks from his present home. Early in life Mr. Hnffmann and his brother, John A., 1922 Wilmette avenue, two years younger, formed a partnership and ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Phillip Hoffmann, 512 Ridge road, Wilmette, was born in 1863, in the old Hoffmann homestead, which still stands at 204 Ridge road, only a few blocks from his present home. ...
  • Hartmann, Henry
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939     Henry Hartmann, 537 Illinois road, Wilmette, is another native New Trier resident whose memory runs back to the early days when the North Shore was virgin forest, and neighbors few and far between. He was born on October 1, 1867, in the same house in which he now lives and ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Sep 1939, p. 25. Date of Event: 28 Sep 1939   Henry Hartmann, 537 Illinois road, Wilmette, is another native New Trier resident whose memory runs back to the early days when the North Shore was virgin forest, and neighbors few ...
  • Wilmette recovers from tornado shock; Magnificent trees and beautiful hall in tornado path
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 1920, Section 1, p. 1, column 1     Photograph Village Hall...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 1920, Section 1, p. 1, column 1   Photograph Village Hall...
  • Aviator Tells How Lieut Jones Died [Lieutenant Eugene Blanchard Jones]
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1918, p. 8, column 2     Lieutenant Eugene Blanchard Jones killed in action photograph Eugene Blanchard Jones...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1918, p. 8, column 2   Lieutenant Eugene Blanchard Jones killed in action photograph Eugene Blanchard Jones...
  • Gordon Buck, wants to sell pony to buy Liberty Bonds
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1918, p. 1, column 3     Age 10; 1215 Lake Ave.; Photo child with pony photograph...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Apr 1918, p. 1, column 3   Age 10; 1215 Lake Ave.; Photo child with pony photograph...
  • Dickey Betts, 939 Ninth St., youngest [Red Cross] knitter, age 6, also a boy
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 May 1918, p. 1, column 2     Red Cross accepts garment; "Dicky" pens note to soldier photograph Richard "Dickey" Stolp Betts...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 May 1918, p. 1, column 2   Red Cross accepts garment; "Dicky" pens note to soldier photograph Richard "Dickey" Stolp Betts...
  • Wilmette Free Public Library
    Newspaper  Elsie T. Rippel, Local News, 26 Feb 1916, p. 15     The present building was first occupied in 1905. General description of the collection Photograph Wilmette Free Public Library...
    Newspaper  Elsie T. Rippel, Local News, 26 Feb 1916, p. 15   The present building was first occupied in 1905. General description of the collection Photograph Wilmette Free Public Library...
  • Club Cabaret nets $400,000
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 2007, D4, D5     Women's Board of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago held its annual benefit Club Cabaret Oct. 19 at the Casino in Chicago. The event raised money for rehabilitation technology and organizations. Photographs: Diana Hall of Kenilworth, Andrea Marcovicci, Hanri Barguirdjian; Beth Karlson with Marilyn Thoma of Kenilworth; Trish Lear of Evanston ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Nov 2007, D4, D5   Women's Board of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago held its annual benefit Club Cabaret Oct. 19 at the Casino in Chicago. The event raised money for rehabilitation technology and organizations. ...
  • Schmidt nails last state medal
    Newspaper  Dennis Mahoney, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Nov 2007, p. 144     Photograph Mike Schmidt...
    Newspaper  Dennis Mahoney, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Nov 2007, p. 144   Photograph Mike Schmidt...
  • 86 Graduates will Receive High School Diplomas
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jun 1914, 1, 3     Description of the program and a list of graduates Photograph of the class on p.3...
    Newspaper  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jun 1914, 1, 3   Description of the program and a list of graduates Photograph of the class on p.3...
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