• Huntley School Bus 1924

    Elnora Bauer, Mildred Rugh, Alverda Heideman, and Vivian Bauer are ready to get on the school bus in Huntley. The rural one-room rural schools were consolidated with the town school in 1920, and rural…

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  • Frances Hartman

    Frances Hartman (1921-2012) is shown in her Huntley school photo in March 1937. She was a member of the 1939 graduating class. She was born November 20, 1921, the daughter of William and Olga Hartman…

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  • Huntley School Class 1893

    A class of Huntley High School students in 1893. Teacher Mr. Sheldon is at right. Anna Skeels is in the photograph. She is one of the two women at far right. Anna Skeels graduated in 1895. Huntley

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  • Attorney Letter to Patrick Devine

    E. C. Lovell

    Elgin attorney E. C. Lovell informs Patrick Devine, who is in failing health, that his newly written will has been deposited in the vault at Home National Bank. The fees for the will and several paten…

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  • Oakland Park

    Swanson Family

    Julia Johnson, Erick Ackerberg and Hildegard Olson enjoy a day at Oakland Park in 1916. The park was located just northwest of town. Julia Johnson, Erick Ackerberg, Hildegard Olson, Oakland Pk, Huntle…

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  • Thomas Stillwell Huntley

    The best known name in the village is, of course, that of the Huntleys. Village namesake Thomas S. Huntley, as well as his oldest son, Charles, led notable and interesting lives. Thomas Huntley (1807-…

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  • Hannah Martin with Huntley School Board 1952

    Longtime Huntley business teacher Hannah Martin is surrounded by members of the Huntley District 158 School Board, Delwin Bohart, John McClintock, Emil Meyer, Harley Mackeben, Ralph Hennig, Fred Maush…

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  • Gwyneth Hartman

    Gwyneth Hartman (1923-2014) was born October 31, 1923, the daughter of William and Olga Hartman. She grew up on a farm along Marengo-Huntley Road and attended Huntley schools. She was a member of the…

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  • Alfred Swanson Family Farm

    Swanson-Mackaben Family

    Early Huntley area farmers Alfred (1882-1977) and his wife Anna (1882-1947) are shown at their home on Marengo Road about four miles west of Huntley. Their children Mabel (1908-1994) and sons Percy an…

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  • Huntley Intermediate Class 1895

    Students in the 1895 Huntley School Intermediate class are identified as follows: Front row: Charles Schnulle, ? Martin, Pearl Heinz, and Christina Werde. Second Row: Lizzie Schnulle, Tollie Koppen, ?…

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  • Huntley High School Class 1945

    Top row left to right: Hannah Martin, teacher, Donald Tessmer, Richard Jacobs, Hildebrand Jonstra, Alfred Krause, Gene Wassterstrass, and Wayne Donahue. Front row: LaVerne Bartelt, Elena Olsen, Marla…

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  • Huntley District 158 School Board 1953

    Huntley District 158 School board members in 1953 included Fred Ahrens, Harley Mackeben, John McKlintock, Ernest Stading and Fred Maushak. Others are unidentified. HHS -School Board 1953

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  • Huntley High School Class of 1935, Hannah Martin Teacher

    Huntley High School class of 1935. Back row, left to right--Muriel Dolby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Dolby, later married Homer Shelby and became a Huntley teacher; Gertrude Zerbel, daughter of C…

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  • Devine Loan Letter

    William Devine

    William Devine (1848-1909). This letter is a handwritten business correspondence between NW. Devine and F. J. Dacy Esquire in Woodstock, Illinois. William was born in Gilberts, Rutland Township, Illin…

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  • Sawyer Kelley Mill as Post Office

    The building that once sat at the southwest corner of Main and Woodstock streets, known as the Sawyer-Kelley Mill, served as the town post office at one time. Raymond J. Kelley, left, was the postmast…

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  • Thomas S. Huntley Gravesite

    Mabel Mackeben

    The gravesite of town namesake Thomas Stillwell Huntley is located in the Huntley Cemetery. The cemetery land was donated to the village by Thomas Huntley. Besides Thomas S. Huntley (1807-1894) his fi…

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  • Alfred Swanson Family

    Anna (1882-1947) and Alfred (1882-1977) Swanson are shown with their children, daughter Mabel (1908-1994), and sons Percy and Alve. The Swansons were long-time Huntley area farmers.

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  • Norma Garlieb

    Swanson-Mackaben Family

    Norma (Ahrens) Garlieb was born in Huntley in 1912. She was a lifelong Huntley resident and an active member of the First Congregational Church of Huntley. She married Henry Garlieb in 1936. Norma Gar…

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  • St. Mary Catholic Church 1949

    Swanson Family

    St. Mary Catholic Church, built in 1931, faced Woodstock Street near Second Street. The rectory was to the left, and church office was through the round central door. The church parish was established…

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  • Margaret Donahue 1926

    Huntley native Margaret Donahue (1892-1978) began working for the Chicago Cubs in 1919. In 1926 she was made secretary with the club. She was the first woman corporate officer in major league baseball…

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