• Thompson House

    Red Top Farm, as it was popularly known for its red building roofs, was owned by John R. Thompson. Mr. Thompson headed one of the largest restaurant chains of the early 20th century, providing hot lun…

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  • 2068 N. Milwaukee Ave.

    Note on back of photo: 1 - 30 - 70 2068 No. Milwaukee Ave Libertyville 65 - 171 30949 N. Milwaukee David D. Armour Built 1958 Demo 11 - 6 - 02 5265 sq. ft. house

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  • Life Before the Great War - slide 54

    Rev. White The photographs in this collection were most likely taken by an amateur photographer walking down Milwaukee Avenue circa 1915 with a hand-held Brownie (or similar) camera of the time. These…

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  • 737 Glendale Road

    Libertyville Township Assessor

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  • Western Tire Auto Associate Store

    Carl Cizek

    Western Tire and Auto Shop located at 618 North Milwaukee Avenue when this photograph was taken. They sold tires and accepted trade-ins. The Liberty Barber Shop was opened by Fred Smith in 1916 at 614…

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  • Spring Schoolgirls

    Behan, Richard

    Girls gather in a school hallway, Spring 1948. Students identified from left to right are Frances, Grinnell, Patty Snethen, Janet Mastri, Joan Baker, Betty Carberry, Beverly Dalton and Colleen Covert…

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  • 339 Cleveland Avenue

    Libertyville Township Assessor

    Note on back: 339 Cleveland Avenue; Built 1947; Demo 2-2005; For Condell Hospital.

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  • Life Before the Great War - slide 54A

    (John) Lester's Store (?) The photographs in this collection were most likely taken by an amateur photographer walking down Milwaukee Avenue circa 1915 with a hand-held Brownie (or similar) camera of…

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  • Factor's

    Carl Cizek

    The entrance to the New Castle Hotel is flanked by Ray Woodworth's optometrist business on the left and Factor's women's apparel store on the right. Factor's opened in the mid-1950s and closed some ti…

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  • Gustafson Motors, Inc.

    Carl Cizek

    Percy Gustafson opened this automobile agency in late 1950 on the southwest corner of Park and Milwaukee Avenues, the site of the Dr. Galloway residence. The agency sold De Soto, Plymouth, Chrysler an…

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  • 860 Oak Spring Road

    Note on back of photo: 65-383- Desc Prop Thomas Kalbfus 860 Oak Spring Rd 15356 Oak Spring Rd ars- 7-25-63 Built 1950± Demoed 3-2004

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  • 809 Glendale

    Libertyville Township Assessor

    809 Glendale; built 1950; demolished March 2006; 06/27/03

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  • Ruth's Distinctive Dresses

    Carl Cizek

    Ruth's dress shop and the Sheridan Beauty Salon were located in the Public Service Building on the east side of Milwaukee Avenue. Ruth's Distinctive Dresses (348 N. Milwaukee Avenue) featured fine nam…

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  • 731 North Milwaukee Avenue

    Libertyville Township Assessor

    Photograph of Milwaukee Avenue taken by the Libertyville Township Assessor's office in the mid 1970s.

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  • 716 South Milwaukee Avenue (sign)

    Libertyville Township Assessor

    Photograph of Milwaukee Avenue taken by the Libertyville Township Assessor's office in the mid 1970s.

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  • 1950 March

    Telephone directory for Libertyville including Mundelein

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  • Lake Street looking west, Libertyville, Ill.

    Unpaved Lake Street stretches west under a canopy of trees at the turn of the century.

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  • 211 West Cook Avenue

    Libertyville Township Assessor

    211 West Cook; built 1890; demolished May 2006; Wm F. Kretschner; 68.1196 Pt. Lots 24425-BLK 2; Prop. owners resub

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  • 926 South Milwaukee Avenue

    Libertyville Township Assessor

    Photograph of Milwaukee Avenue taken by the Libertyville Township Assessor's office in the mid 1970s.

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  • Wedding Dresses--Thompson

    Lane/Schoenfield

    This dress came to America with the woman who wore it on her wedding day, Mary Smith. The brown print dress is made of mousseline, a quite sturdy but finely woven cotton much used in the 19th century…

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