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    • Landmarks in Naperville

    • Architecture -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works ; Naperville (Ill.) -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works
    • Naperville artist-historian Lester Schrader created forty paintings of old Naperville with photographs of the same sites as they existed in 1981. Created between 1946 and 1981, the paintings are housed at Naper Settlement. The story begins with...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 042

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Lester Schrader beside his painting of Joe Naper's 1831 trek.
    • Euclid Lodge, no. 65 : A.F. & A.M., 1849-1904

    • Euclid Lodge, no. 65: A.F. & M. -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Freemasonry -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- Portraits
    • Joe Naper and other prominent early settlers of Naperville were members of the Euclid Lodge that they founded. This history lists the 1904 officers and all past officers and members. The lodge was housed in several buildings that are pictured. ...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 022

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Sailboat in Chicago's Grant park Harbor bringing Joe Naper and settlers.
    • John Naper Log Cabin

    • Illinois--DuPage County--Naperville; Pioneers--Illinois
    • A picture of John Naper's log cabin built in 1831. Joseph and John Naper started to built a saw mill in the fall of 1831 and had it in operation in 1832. It was the second saw mill and dam on the DuPage River. The first dam across the DuPage was...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 041

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies at Joe Naper Room, Naperville-Sheraton Hotel. Left to right: Eldon Hatch (trek leader), Chester Rybicki (Mayor), Frank Allston (Sesquicentennial chairman).
    • Cultural heritages of Naperville, Illinois : the Pennsylvania Germans

    • Naperville (Ill.) – History – 19th century ;Naperville (Ill.) -- Genealogy ; Pennsylvania Dutch -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History -- 19th century ; Germans -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History -- 19th century
    • The Pennsylvania Germans arrived in Naperville after the first Yankee settlers who came in 1831. By 1860, 57% of Naperville's population was German. Federal censuses, maps, county histories, and personal records show the distribution of ethnic...
    • Naperville Centennial 1831-1931

    • Naperville (Ill.) – History.; DuPage County (Ill.) – Naperville – History.
    • This timeline of important events in Naperville's history from 1831-1931 also describes the Centennial Memorial's recreational facilities and includes letters and interviews with early pioneers.
    • Naperville Fire Department 125th anniversary, 1874-1999

    • Fire departments -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History; Naperville Fire Department -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1874-1999
    • An account of how the Naperville Fire Department organized, grew, matured and prepared for the future. From bucket brigades to seven fire stations, services have greatly expanded. Lists of chiefs, rosters, equipment, major fires along with...
    • Historical Encyclopedia Of Illinois and history of Du Page County, Volume 2

    • Illinois -- History -- Encyclopedias ; DuPage County -- History ; DuPage County -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- Portraits
    • Thirty chapters describe the main facts of DuPage County's history from the earliest settlements and political organization up to 1913. Biographical sketches of prominent people, portraits, family histories, township histories, an index of...
    • City Council Minutes (1857 - 1881)

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- City Council.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Administration.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Appropriations and expenditures.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Public records.; Naperville (Ill.) -- Finance.; Corporate minutes -- Illinois -- Naperville.;...
    • Official record for Naperville, Illinois from its incorporation in 1857 through April 26, 1870 including articles of incorporation. Originally transcribed and typewritten by Pat Miller in 1981. Subsequently retranscribed by City of Naperville...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 026

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Horse trek led by Eldon Hatch (bearded) turning from Monroe Street onto Michigan Avenue.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 028

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Hatch on horseback at the corner of Michigan and Monroe.

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