• Elfeld, Edward A.

    Dr. E. A. Elfeld, born April 23, 1868, in a log cabin in Franklin county, Missouri, left home at the age of 16 because his family objected to his declared intention of studying medicine. He attended p…

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  • Hayes Letter 1838042201, Isaac Hayes to William Hayes

    Hayes, Isaac

    Isaac Hayes writes of family news and confides that he will soon marry a 21 year old woman. Manuscript, 7 1/2 inches x 12 1/2 inches.

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  • Presbyterian Church


    Exterior of a Presbyterian Church, located on W. Monroe Street. This site was converted into a telephone office at a later date.

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  • Emily Draper, Woman's Club President

    Emily T. Bradley Draper came to Arlington Heights after her marriage to Daniel K. Draper, a Justice of the Peace. She held a degree from Wheaton College and had taught a year. They settled at Hillside…

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  • Paddock, H. C. and Family

    H. C. Paddock is pictured on the far right with his children (left to right): David, Lucile, Daisy and Jeanette. Hosea Cornish (H. C.) Paddock was born in Western, Oneida County, New York, on August 5…

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  • Religious Geography: Churches of the Presbyterian Church (USA) in the Chicago Area

    Conzen, Michael P

    The changing distribution of Presbyterian churches at the metropolitan scale traces the suburbanization of a mainline Protestant denomination during the twentieth century. In 1920, the bulk of the gro…

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  • Schmidt, Guenther A.

    This is a photo of Guenther Schmidt in one of his lodge uniforms. G. A. Schmidt was born in Bavaria, Germany, in 1844, to Adolph and Elizabeth Schmidt. He came to the United States in 1853 with his pa…

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