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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • History of DuPage County, Illinois

    • DuPage County (Ill.) – History.; DuPage County (Ill.) – Biography.
    • The history of DuPage County is covered through the exploration period, Indian life, pioneer settlement, the Black Hawk War, the Civil War and the development of governing bodies, schools, churches and businesses. There are histories of each...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 032

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Trek stops at noontime, June 4, at Graue Mill in Hinsdale, with Bruce Bradlee (left) and Lester Schrader.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 035

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Trek arriving at Naperville, June 5, and being greeted by members of Northwest Military Alliance (a modern group which re-enacts old-time military life) with Lester Schrader as an Indian.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 036

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Trek members in covered wagon, Sesquicentennial Chairman Frank Allston waving hat.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 037

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Margaret (Peg) Yonker and Frank Allston in wagon.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 039

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Naperville residents greeting trek as it arrives, June 5, at Naperville-Sheraton Hotel; Mrs. Frank Allston in right foreground.
    • Holland's Business directory

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- Directories.; Naperville (Ill.) – Genealogy -- Sources.
    • The first work of its kind for the village of Naperville describes its economic vitality through advertisements and portraits of its leading businesses. The introduction provides valuable information about churches, schools, village government and...
    • Sesquicentennial slide 040

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Mayor Chester Rybicki and Frank Allston outside Naperville-Sheraton Hotel.
    • History of the County of DuPage, 1st ed.

    • Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century; Naperville (Ill.) -- History, Local; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Biography; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History
    • This first history of DuPage County describes the Indian wars, land claims, prominent first settlers, organization as a county in 1839 with Naperville as county seat, resources, institutions and histories of individual towns.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 043

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Jodi Lohrentz (Miss Sesquicentennial), Jake Gunther (driver), and Lester Schrader (Indian) in covered wagon.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 045

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Covered wagons going south on Washington St., approaching a diesel-powered commuter train.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 050

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Picnic and festivities in Centennial park following arrival of trek.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 051

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Picnic and festivities in Centennial park following arrival of trek.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 052

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Picnic and festivities in Centennial park following arrival of trek.
    • Sesquicentennial slide 053

    • Naperville (Ill.) – Centennial celebrations.; Naperville (Ill.) – History.; Naperville (Ill.) – Pictorial works.
    • Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Indian encampment and dances at Centennial Park picnic.
    • Our first 150 years, 1832-1982

    • Methodist Church -- Illinois -- Naperville -- History ; Wesley United Methodist Church -- History; Wesley United Methodist Church -- Naperville (Ill.) -- History -- 1832-1982
    • The church's first sermon was preached in 1832 and several churches were built by its members. Besides the names of active families and officers in 1982, there is a 1907 directory of members, group pictures, description of church activities, an...

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