• Berbecker, Eugene N.

    This photo of Eugene Berbecker was taken about 1881. Eugene Nicholas Berbecker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Berbecker, was born in Chicago July 16, 1862. At the death of his mother when he was about on…

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  • Dunton Avenue, 2 - 8 North

    This is a color enhanced postcard showing the brick block on Dunton Avenue between Campbell and Davis Streets before 1917. The street was so named after it was rebuilt with brick buildings following a…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    Servicemen march near the railroad station during the homecoming parade on September 6, 1919. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org).

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  • Gas House Gang Baseball Team

    Front row (l. to r.): John Sebastian, shortstop; James Beaumont, catcher; Al Cook, manager; George Peter, pitcher and first base; William Hefferan, outfielder; Meyer Blum, treasurer; Back row: Will Mo…

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  • Mulder, Arlene

    Arlene Mulder grew up in Tulare, California, and received her B.A. from San Francisco State University in physical education and biology. She met her husband, Al, at college and they settled in Arling…

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  • Banta House - Vail Avenue, 514 North

    Pictured is the double sidewalk entryway and front view of Banta House. Designed by Ralph Elliott Abell, an architect from Elgin, this American Foursquare house has geometric stained glass on the inne…

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  • Recreation Park Red Cross Life Saving Demonstration

    The swimming pool at Recreation Park was used for a demonstration of water rescue using a canoe. The park located at 500 East Miner Street was constructed as a WPA (Works Progress Administration) proj…

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  • Highland Avenue, 704 North

    This frame home was built approximately 1906; the un-attached garage was a later addition in 1960. The photo was taken in 2003. In the 1930s and early 1940s, it was listed as the home of John M. and L…

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  • Kennicott, Joseph E.

    Joseph E. Kennicott was born in Broadalbin, New York, the son of Jonathan and Jane Kennicott. The family settled near the village of Half Day in Lake County, Illinois, in 1835. His father had a lumber…

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  • Otto Landmeier Hardware

    Otto Landmeier Hardware Store, 8 North Dunton Avenue, 1903-1917. Otto Landmeier is standing by the stove displays. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http…

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  • Redeker, Frederick Jr. - Funeral

    The photo shows the crowd leaving St. Peter Lutheran Church at the conclusion of the Frederick Redeker Jr. funeral. Mr. Redeker was well respected in the community as a self-made man. This item is par…

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  • Edmondson Wedding

    Flora Leiden married Burnett Kent Edmondson on April 29, 1939, at St. John's English Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. There were 200 guests, 12 attendants and a 40 voice choir. The couple mo…

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  • Elfeld, Edward A.

    This photograph of Edward A. Elfeld was taken in Chicago when he was probably in his early 30s. Dr. Elfeld came to Arlington heights in 1902 and practiced medicine there for 54 years. He was married i…

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  • Highland Avenue, 642 North

    This home was built in 1979. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org).

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  • Muller Family

    Pictured about 1912 are the five children of Frederick W. and Elizabeth Sievert Muller. Left to right are: Adeline Augusta (Addie); Henry F.; Marie C. (Mae); William C.; and Minnie Emma Banta. They ar…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    The last of the parade for welcoming World War I soldiers was followed by a 20 minute children's concert and a band concert. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Soc…

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  • James Whitcomb Riley Elementary School

    This photo of James W. Whitcomb Riley School was taken in April of 2004. The school is located at 1204 E. Burr Oak Drive. The school was built in 1972. This school is part of District 21. This item is…

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  • South Junior High - Corrade, Roxanne

    Roxanne Corrado was a basketball coach and physical education teacher at South Junior High (now South Middle School). She was "rifed" (reduction in force) in 1983. Due to smaller enrollment, staff was…

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  • Newbury Place, 647 South

    This two story brick and frame home located in the Scarsdale subdivision was built in 1950.This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org).

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  • Dunton Avenue, 711 North

    The house dates to at least the 1870s and was occupied by the Wendorf family in the 1870s and 1880s. Builder of the house is unknown. It is shown in this picture with a 1991 addition which included a…

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