• Wayne (Village of)

    Photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. Topics include the Wayne Country Store, Little Home Church by the Wayside and the Wayne Du Page Hunt. (See also: Dunham…

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  • Crime

    Photocopies of articles on crime starting in 1982. Compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff.

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  • St. Charles on parade : 150 years/1834-1984.

    Sesquicentennial Commission

    A commemorative magazine to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the city of St. Charles, Illinois. At head of title: Commemorative sesquicentennial magazine. Published by Sesquicentennial Commission: S…

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  • Fermilab

    Photocopies of newspaper articles and other miscellaneous items compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. See also: Superconducting Super Collider.

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  • Hotel Baker: Local History

    St. Charles Public Library

    Photocopies of articles about the Hotel Baker compiled by St. Charles Library staff; includes "Table of Contents" (incomplete). See also: Carroll Tower.

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  • Playmakers

    Playmakers, Inc was a theater company that operated in St. Charles, Illinois for 35 years. The company closed in 1986. The Arcada Theater and the Norris Center were the sight for many of the plays put…

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  • Franklin Medical College

    Photocopies of articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. Includes excerpt from "History of Medical Practice in Illinois." Photo and more information at: http://www.listphile.com/StCharles…

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  • St. Charles Heritage Center

    Also known as the St. Charles Historical Society and the St. Charles Heritage Center Museum. Includes photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff, as well as copies…

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  • Altonn's Television Shop (1966)/Klink's Wagon Shop

    Cairo, Alice

    Presently (1966), Altonn's Television Shop (pictured above) has its headquarters on the very spot that Klink's Wagon Shop was in business so many years ago. Perhaps when you see Altonn's you can prete…

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  • Indian Chief Shabbona

    Hatch, L. A

    History of Chief Shabbona (1775-1859) and Native American populations in the region. Contains references on last page.

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  • Politics and Government

    Photocopies of newspaper articles (primarily from the 1960s-70s) compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff. See also: "Mayors of St. Charles"

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  • Carroll Tower

    Photocopies of articles regarding plans to tear down the old Hotel Baker garage and replace with housing for elderly.

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  • Ferslew's Kane County gazetteer, directory, and business advertiser, 1857

    William C. L. E. Ferslew

    With "Prefatory" by the publishers dated 1867. Published by Ferslew & Co.: Geneva, Ill. Advertisements interspersed. Please note: digital copy reflects the order of pages as found in original bound it…

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  • Kane County Democrat

    Jones, S.S

    Newspaper published on Wednesday's by S. S. Jones in St. Charles, Illinois from 1849 to sometime in the late 1800's.

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  • Civil War, 1861-1865: Local History

    Photocopies of newspaper articles, Camp Kane Dedication brochure and other documents compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff

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  • Restaurants

    Photocopies of newspaper articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff about various restaurants in the area, including the Hidewaway, Colonial and Old Church Inn among others.

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  • Main Street

    Photograph of Main Street in St. Charles, IL. From the "Art Work of Kane County." Published by W. H. Parish Pub. Co.

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  • Pollution

    St. Charles Public Library

    Photocopies of newspaper articles from 1968 - 2010 compiled by St. Charles Public Library. Topics include the Fox River, air pollution, toxic waste, etc.

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  • FleaMarket

    Photocopies of newspaper articles starting in 1980. Compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff

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  • Theaters

    Photocopies of articles compiled by St. Charles Public Library staff about Minard's Hall, St. Charles Little Theatre, "This Place" and the Geneva Theater. See also: Arcada Theatre.

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