Skip to main content

Add or remove other collections to your search:



Narrow your search by:



You've searched: All Collections

  • All fields: Libertyville
(1397 results)



Display: 50

    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Cizek collection; Libertyville High School; Libertyville Township High School; School buildings; Schools
    • This photograph shows the entrance to the Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School, located on West Park Avenue in Libertyville. In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created, and land was purchased at the corner of Park...
    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Butler Lake building; Moran Collection
    • This photograph shows the entrance to the Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School, located on West Park Avenue in Libertyville. In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created, and land was purchased at the corner of Park...
    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Cizek collection; Libertyville High School; Libertyville Township High School; School buildings; Schools
    • This photograph shows the Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School, located on West Park Avenue in Libertyville. In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created, and land was purchased at the corner of Park and Brainerd...
    • Libertyville Band at the Fair

    • Libertyville Band; musical instruments; musicians; saxophones; uniforms;
    • A saxaphone quintet made up of members of the Libertyville Band. The musicians, from left to right, are: Tom Hiddleson, later director of the Libertyville Band; Joe Reilly, Libertyville; Ernest McDonald, Libertyville; Oscar Kaiser, Chicago...
    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Brainerd building; Moran Collection
    • In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created, and land was purchased from Horace Butler at the corner of Park and Brainerd Avenues to build a new high school building. The building was designed by architect Benjamin Marshall....
    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Cizek collection; Libertyville High School; Libertyville Township High School; School buildings; Schools
    • In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created, and land was purchased at the corner of Park and Brainerd Avenues to build a new high school building. The eight room structure was completed in 1917 and the Libertyville Township...
    • Parkside Liquors

    • Cizek collection; Cleaners; Dry cleaners; Taverns; Shoe stores
    • Located at 406 N. Milwaukee Avenue in the C. H. Kaiser building, Parkside Liquors was advertised as "Your Friendly Package Liquor Store." They sold ice-cold beer, wine, and liquors, as well as home bar accessories and glassware. In the late 1950s...
    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Brainerd building; Moran Collection
    • In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created, and land was purchased from Horace Butler at the corner of Park and Brainerd Avenues to build a new high school building. The building was designed by architect Benjamin Marshall....
    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Cizek collection; Brainerd Building; Libertyville High School; Libertyville Township High School; School buildings; Schools
    • In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created, and land was purchased from Horace Butler at the corner of Park and Brainerd Avenues to build a new high school building. The building was designed by architect Benjamin Marshall....
    • Libertyville Township High School, Libertyville, Ill.

    • Brainerd Building; gymnasiums; high schools; Libertyville High School; Libertyville Township High School; school buildings; Schools;
    • View of the gymnasium of Libertyville Township High School, located on Route 176. The original school building was built in 1917 and the gymnasium was added in 1929.
    • Student's Walk and High School, Libertyville, Ill.

    • Brainerd Building; high schools; Libertyville High School; Libertyville Township High School; school buildings; Schools;
    • View of the original high school building from Mechanics Grove Road, now Route 176. In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created and land was purchased to build a new high school building. The eight room structure was...
    • Wedding Dresses--Butler

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Helen Lund wore this two-piece brown taffeta dress at her wedding when she married Josiah Walter Butler on November 10, 1886. Josiah owned land in Libertyville and was a farmer there. He and his wife Helen lived in Libertyville at 221 Brainerd...
    • Wedding Dresses--Butler

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Helen Lund wore this two-piece brown taffeta dress at her wedding when she married Josiah Walter Butler on November 10, 1886. Josiah owned land in Libertyville and was a farmer there. He and his wife Helen lived in Libertyville at 221 Brainerd...
    • Wedding Dresses--Butler

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Helen Lund wore this two-piece brown taffeta dress at her wedding when she married Josiah Walter Butler on November 10, 1886. Josiah owned land in Libertyville and was a farmer there. He and his wife Helen lived in Libertyville at 221 Brainerd...
    • Wedding Dresses--Butler

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Helen Lund wore this two-piece brown taffeta dress at her wedding when she married Josiah Walter Butler on November 10, 1886. Josiah owned land in Libertyville and was a farmer there. He and his wife Helen lived in Libertyville at 221 Brainerd...
    • Des Plaines River Bridge, Libertyville, Ill.

    • Rockland Road; Rockland Road Bridge; sulphur springs; truss bridges; Vital Water; Des Plaines River;
    • An early truss bridge spans the Des Plaines River near Libertyville in this turn-of-the-century postcard.

      A sulphur spring was located on the northwest side of this bridge. Libertyville entrepreneurs Frederick Grabbe and General Walter...
    • Des Plaines River Bridge, Libertyville, Ill.

    • Rockland Road; Rockland Road Bridge; sulphur springs; truss bridges; Vital Water; Des Plaines River;
    • An early truss bridge spans the Des Plaines River near Libertyville in this turn-of-the-century postcard.

      A sulphur spring was located on the northwest side of this bridge. Libertyville entrepreneurs Frederick Grabbe and General Walter...
    • Des Plaines River, Libertyville, Ill.

    • forests; Des Plaines River;
    • The Des Plaines River as it flows east of Libertyville. The French explorers Marquette and Joliet were the first known white men to have used the river in 1673; at that time they simply called the Des Plaines the "river of portage." Later, a...
    • Des Plaines River, Libertyville, Ill.

    • forests; Des Plaines River;
    • The Des Plaines River as it flows east of Libertyville. The French explorers Marquette and Joliet were the first known white men to have used the river in 1673; at that time they simply called the Des Plaines the "river of portage." Later, a...
    • Des Plaines River, Libertyville, Ill.

    • forests; Des Plaines River;
    • The Des Plaines River as it flows east of Libertyville. The French explorers Marquette and Joliet were the first known white men to have used the river in 1673; at that time they simply called the Des Plaines the "river of portage." Later, a...
    • Libertyville Fire Station

    • Cizek collection
    • Libertyville's local fire station was located just west of Milwaukee Avenue on Cook Street near the downtown area. A water tower can be seen through the trees in the top right-hand corner of this photograph. The fire department was born in...
    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Cizek collection; Brainerd Building; School buildings; Libertyville Towship High School; Libertyville High School
    • In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created and land was purchased to build a new high school building. The eight room structure was completed in 1917 and the Libertyville Township High School opened in September of 1917 with...
    • Scene around Old Depot, Libertyville, Ill.

    • businesses; depots; grain elevators; lumber mills; lumber yards; train stations; trains;
    • View of the original train depot (pictured on the left) located at First Street, probably built between 1879 and 1880. Also pictured to the right of the depot are the grain elevator originally owned by Caleb Wright, and the Libertyville Lumber...
    • 130 West Maple Avenue

    • 130 W. Maple Ave.; residences;
    • Residence of Franklin P. Dymond on Division Street, later renamed Maple Avenue. The exact address is 130 West Maple Avenue. At the turn of the twentieth century, Franklin P. Dymond was president of the Lake County Bank and was an owner (with R. J....
    • Byron Prosser

    • portraits
    • Byron Prosser (1895-1954). Byron Prosser was the great-grandson of Dr. William Crane, early Libertyville resident and the first Libertyville Township supervisor. Born in Ohio, he moved to Libertyville with his mother, Eva Stone Prosser, in 1897. He...
    • Byron Prosser at the press

    • printing; printing press;
    • Byron Prosser (1895-1954). Byron Prosser was the great-grandson of Dr. William Crane, an early Libertyville resident and the first Libertyville Township supervisor. Born in Ohio, he moved to Libertyville with his mother, Eva Stone Prosser, in 1897....
    • Libertyville Lumber Company

    • Cizek collection; Lumber mills; Lumber yards ;
    • The structure pictured here was part of the Libertyville Lumber Company's complex of buildings. The company was located at 411 North First Street at Church Street and this building was at the northeast corner of First and Church Streets, near the...
    • Libertyville Fire Station

    • Cizek collection
    • Libertyville's local fire station was located just west of Milwaukee Avenue on Cook Street near the downtown area. A water tower can be seen through the trees in the top right-hand corner of this photograph. The fire department was born in...
    • Des Plaines River, Libertyville, Ill.

    • Des Plaines River; river banks
    • The Des Plaines River flowing east of Libertyville, Illinois. The French explorers Marquette and Joliet were the first known white men to have used the river in 1673; at that time they simply called the Des Plaines the "river of portage." Later, a...
    • Downtown Libertyville, View 2

    • Patricia Saams Cousins Collection; Milwaukee Avenue; Cook Avenue
    • A view of downtown Libertyville taken in 1948 looks northwest from the intersection of Milwaukee and Cook Avenues. Titus Brothers television and electric store is the corner establishment and moving to the right are Scottie's Restaurant and the...
    • Libertyville Floral Company

    • Cizek collection; Floral companies;
    • Owned by Emil E. Mesenbrink from 1920 until his retirement in 1957. Mr. Mesenbrink bought a greenhouse at 508 First Street in 1920; in 1935 he moved the business to Milwaukee Avenue. The Libertyville Floral Company had several locations but after...
    • Libertyville Coal & Ice Company

    • Cizek collection; Coal dealers ;
    • Located east of Libertyville on the south side of Park Avenue (Route 176), this company offered essential heating and cooling materials to their customers during the early years of the twentieth century. They sold Olga and Pocahontas brand coal and...
    • Public Service Building

    • Cizek collection; Public Service Building
    • November 17, 1928 marked the official opening of the Public Service Building, located on the southeast block of Church Street and Milwaukee Avenue. The building was built by Samuel Insull who envisioned it as part of his dream-concept community....
    • Libertyville-Fremont Consolidated High School

    • Cizek collection; Brainerd Building; Libertyville High School; Libertyville Township High School; School buildings; Schools
    • In 1916 the Libertyville Township High School District was created, and land was purchased at the corner of Park and Brainerd Avenues to build a new high school building. The eight room structure was completed in 1917 and the Libertyville Township...
    • Libertyville Boys Club Boxing Match, 1946-1947

    • Patricia Saams Cousins Collection
    • The Libertyville Boys Club was originally founded as a boxing club in the late 1930s and early 1940s. It quickly grew in popularity and success. Peter Bennes, seen here on the right, is boxing in a match with the Mundelein Boys Club during the...
    • American Legion, Libertyville Post #329

    • Cizek collection; American Legion Hall; Libertyville Town Hall; Romanesque-style architecture
    • In the 1950s, the Libertyville Post #329 of the American Legion met for business on the second Tuesdays of the month and for social activities on the fourth Tuesdays. The American Legion was an organization of World War I and II veterans interested...
    • Libertyville Band on Parade

    • Libertyville Band; marching bands; musical instruments; musicians; uniforms;
    • Here comes the band! March down the streets of Libertyville with director George Mitchell and members of the Libertyville Band in this turn-of-the-century postcard.
    • Homecoming Float

    • homecoming; floats; art clubs; Moran Collection
    • The Art Club celebrated Libertyville Township High School's 25th year anniversary with this float in the 1941 homecoming parade. Two students are identified from left to right: Shirley Will and Dick Carberry. Note the Foulds Milling Company truck...
    • Libertyville Ramblers

    • baseball team; Libertyville Ramblers; mascot; uniforms;
    • Picture of the Libertyville Ramblers baseball team with a handwritten note dating 1908. Dog mascot, Foxy Boyes, is included.
    • Milwaukee Avenue looking south from Cook Street

    • businesses; downtown; drug stores; grocery stores; Milwaukee Ave.; street views;
    • Pedestrians stroll down Milwaukee Avenue past Triggs' Grocery and Lovell's Drug Store. Cook Park is across the street. Note the presence of hitching posts along the street as well as automobiles driving into town. The light hanging from a wire over...
    • Wedding Dresses--Hubbard

    • Bridal Gowns
    • This blue two-piece wedding dress was worn by Bertha Lathrop at her marriage to Edward Hubbard on June 20, 1899. It is believed that Bertha made the dress herself.Mr. Hubbard worked for the J. B. Morse Clothing Store in Libertyville. During his...
    • Wedding Dresses--Hubbard

    • Bridal Gowns
    • This blue two-piece wedding dress was worn by Bertha Lathrop at her marriage to Edward Hubbard on June 20, 1899. It is believed that Bertha made the dress herself.Mr. Hubbard worked for the J. B. Morse Clothing Store in Libertyville. During his...
    • Wedding Dresses--MacGuffin

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Mabelle Milne Peck wore this beautiful lace dress at her marriage to Paul MacGuffin on August 12, 1908. The ivory dress has applied embroidery over ivory satin with leg of mutton sleeves and a Bertha collar. The skirt is gored with a short train....
    • Wedding Dresses--MacGuffin

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Mabelle Milne Peck wore this beautiful lace dress at her marriage to Paul MacGuffin on August 12, 1908. The ivory dress has applied embroidery over ivory satin with leg of mutton sleeves and a Bertha collar. The skirt is gored with a short train....
    • Wedding Dresses--MacGuffin

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Mabelle Milne Peck wore this beautiful lace dress at her marriage to Paul MacGuffin on August 12, 1908. The ivory dress has applied embroidery over ivory satin with leg of mutton sleeves and a Bertha collar. The skirt is gored with a short train....
    • Wedding Dresses--MacGuffin

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Mabelle Milne Peck wore this beautiful lace dress at her marriage to Paul MacGuffin on August 12, 1908. The ivory dress has applied embroidery over ivory satin with leg of mutton sleeves and a Bertha collar. The skirt is gored with a short train....
    • Wedding Dresses--Mesenbrink

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Lydia Luecke wore this satin and lace cream-colored wedding dress at her marriage to Emil Mesenbrink on August 13, 1913. The dress was handmade by Lydia's sister Elsie. The wedding took place on Lydia's parents' farm near Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The...
    • Wedding Dresses--Mesenbrink

    • Bridal Gowns
    • Lydia Luecke wore this satin and lace cream-colored wedding dress at her marriage to Emil Mesenbrink on August 13, 1913. The dress was handmade by Lydia's sister Elsie. The wedding took place on Lydia's parents' farm near Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The...

QuickView

Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
 

Layout options:

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK
Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK