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    • Native American Axe Head, undated

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    • Photograph of a Native American axe head of unknown date and origin found near the corner of Golf Road and Knox Avenue in Skokie, Illinois. This photograph appears on page 12 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A Centennial History.
    • Wooden Scribe Photograph

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    • Photograph of a wooden scribe of unknown date and origin found in the Skokie area. A scribe was a carpentry tool used to make cut marks on wood. This photograph appears on page 31 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A Centennial History.
    • Lincoln Ticket, 1860

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    • This record is currently being updated. Check back in the beginning of August for complete information. If you have questions regarding the content of this database, please contact Jessica Goodman at goodj@skokie.lib.il.us.
    • Horses Jaw Bone

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    • Photograph of a horses jaw bone found behind 8020 Lincoln Avenue in Niles Center, Illinois. The site was a blacksmith shop in the late 1800s. This photograph appears on page 16 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A Centennial History.
    • Moustache Cup Photograph

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    • Photograph of a moustache cup of unknown date and origin used by an early Niles Center, Illinois resident. A moustache cup was designed to protect a mans moustache while drinking. This photograph appears on page 21 of Skokie, 1888-1988: A...
    • Abstract of Title on Sections 22 and 28

    • Titles, Land; Zoning--Illinois--Skokie--Maps; Deeds--Illinois; Real estate;
    • Abstract of Title from Chicago Title & Trust Co. on most of Section 22 and Section 28 of Niles Township. The Abstract of Title is of The south 10 acres of the north 35 1/2 acres of the north west quarter of the north east quarter of Section 22, T....
    • The Geographical Growth of Skokie, Illinois

    • Maps; Skokie (Ill.) -- History; History;
    • The Geographical Growth of Skokie, Illinois was written by Joseph Beaver as a pamphlet which showed the history of Skokies (Niles Centers) geographical growth from its orginal boundaries when incorporated in 1888 to the boundaries in 1983. The...
    • Justice of the Peace Log Book

    • Illinois. Circuit Court (Cook County); Illinois -- Politics and government; Judicial proceedings;
    • This bound justice of the peace log book from 1862 - 1882 follows a variety of court activities regarding local residents such as assault and battery, larceny, mortgages, and property transfers. Also in the log book are court summons, subpoenas and...
    • Papers and Minutes from George C. Klehm, Highway Commissioner

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Road construction; Roads; Legal documents; Highways;
    • This ia a notice to the Highway Commission from Charles Harms informing them that the highway they intend to construct will cut across his land, and he will be forced to press charges for it unless he is given sufficient financial compensation.
    • Report on Population, Economy and Land Use, Skokie, Illinois

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Municipal services; Dwellings -- Illinois -- Skokie; Residences; Housing -- Illinois -- Skokie; Homes; Population; Maps; Socio-economics; Socio-economic studies;
    • This 1968 report was prepared for the Village Plan Commission and the Board of Trustees by Harland Bartholomew and Associates. The report reflects on the previous population growth and possible future growth, as well as the social and economic...
    • Village of Niles Centre Minutes

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Municipal services;
    • Village of Niles Centre board meetings minutes from May, 1895 - February, 1896, held at the Engine House, 8031 Floral Ave. The minutes were taken by John Paroubek, Village Clerk. These minutes reflected Village issues at the time, such as road...
    • Letter to Mayor Albert J. Smith

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Associations, institutions, etc.; Holocaust survivors;
    • This letter to Mayor Smith from Abram Swajger, President of Sheerit Hapleitah of Metropolitan Chicago, Holocaust Memorial Committee is a thank you for his speech at the Holocaust Memorial groundbreaking and for the Villages efforts to create the...

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