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    • 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....
    • Days of Remembrance Holocaust Commemoration Program

    • Ceremonies and celebrations; Holocaust survivors; Associations, institutions, etc.; Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government;
    • This is a program for the Days of Remembrance Holocaust Commemoration. The event at the Old State Capitol Hall of Representatives in Springfield, Illinois was co-sponsored by the State of Illinois, the Jewish Federations in Illinois, and the U.S....
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Martin Scotty Krier Testimonial Dinner Program

    • Family; Children; History; Recreation; Sports; Political parties; Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Business enterprises; Clubs; Associations, institutions, etc.;
    • This testimonial dinner program for Martin Scotty Krier includes a list of activities, a proclamation, a Krier family history, and Martin Kriers personal history and accomplishments.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Niles Center Incorporation Papers, March 8, 1888

    • Illinois -- Politics and government; Rolling Meadows (Ill.) -- Local elections;
    • Four-page printed and handwritten legal document finalizing the incorporation of Niles Center, Illinois into a village, dated March 8, 1888. An election was held March 6, 1888 to determine if the residents of Niles Center wanted to incorporate as a...
    • 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...
    • Searle Parkway Construction Approval Letter

    • Business enterprises; Construction; Streets;Transportation; United States. Works Progress Administration (Ill.);
    • This letter is from the Vice President of G. D. Searle & Co. to George E. Blameuser, Village President giving approval for an estimate of work to be done to Searle Parkway. This work is to include the widening, curbing and guttering of the parkway.
    • Searle Parkway Construction Estimate Letter

    • Business enterprises; Construction; Streets; Transportation; United States. Works Progress Administration (Ill.);
    • This letter from U.F. Turpin, Village Engineer to George E. Blameuser, Village President is an estimate of work to be done on Searle Parkway including the widening, curbing and guttering of the parkway. The area to be done and specifications can be...

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