• World War I Homecoming Parade

    View of September 6, 1919, homecoming parade for World War I veterans. Horse riders carrying the flag led the parade down Dunton Avenue at Davis Street. This item is part of the collection of the Arli…

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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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  • 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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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    Formation of World War I soldiers at the homecoming parade at Dunton Avenue and Davis Street in Arlington Heights on September 6, 1919, followed by women in white. This item is part of the collection…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    Picture of a float in the homecoming parade for returning World War I servicemen which took place in Arlington Heights on September 6, 1919. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Height…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    Marching band strutting with their instruments down Dunton Avenue at Davis Street in the September 6, 1919, homecoming parade to honor World War I servicemen. This item is part of the collection of th…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    According to handwritten information on the back of this picture, the World War I nurses are (from left to right): Tracey Johnson, Elsie Peter, Gertrude Roehler, Lilian Draper, and Clara Kellogg. This…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    World War I servicemen marched past the homes of Guenther Schmidt and his neighbors during the September 6, 1919, homecoming parade. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Histor…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade - Welcome Home Flag

    This flag was erected to welcome home the 133 military personnel from Arlington Heights who participated in World War I. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    Photo of the flag with one star and the number 135 beneath it for the number of Arlington Heights men who marched off to join the war. The Arlington Heights board approved the recommended "lightless n…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade

    One of F. W. Muller's soda pop delivery trucks was used in the village's World War I homecoming parade. This photo was taken on Dunton Avenue in downtown Arlington Heights. The Union Hotel can be seen…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade - Speakers Stand

    When World War I was over, Arlington Heights planned to welcome her boys home. A large monument of granite was purchased and shipped from Barre, Vermont to honor the fallen heroes. The monument was in…

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  • World War I Homecoming Parade - Canteen for Soldiers and Sailors

    A canteen was set up for returning service men. This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org).

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  • Arlington Heights Military Band

    The Arlington Heights Military Band is pictured in 1904. Lower row: left: Stubby Meyer; right: Herman Boeger. Upper row left to right: Fred Luehring; Ed Bolte; Otto Bolte; William Wagner; Herman Green…

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  • Bentz, Robert

    Pfc. Robert Bentz, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bentz of Arlington Heights, was the last of the Bentz's three sons to arrive home from the service after World War II, according to an article in the…

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  • Bentz, Robert

    Pfc. Robert Bentz, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bentz of Arlington Heights, was the last of the Bentz's three sons to arrive home from the service after World War II, according to an article in the…

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  • Meyer, William F. III

    This picture is of William F. Meyer III, taken in uniform when in served in the U. S. Army during World War II. William’s parents were William F. Meyer Jr. and Leonora Lechleiter. William graduated fr…

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  • Kellogg, James Hubbell

    James Hubbell Kellogg was born about 1915 and was the son of Harry G. and Nellie Kellogg. In 1930, James was living with his widowed mother and sister Helen (24 years old and and working as an account…

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  • Allen, Berbecker, and Bray

    While traveling in California after World War I, the Berbeckers, Allens and Brays visited an orange grove. The four residents from Arlington Heights from left to right are: Mr. Richard Bray, Mrs. Eliz…

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  • Gilbert, Edward and Christensen, Louis

    The northwest suburbs had seen phenomenal growth in every way after World War II on into the 1970s. The school system was no exception. Township High School District 214 went from a single school in A…

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