• City Council Minutes 1887

    City of Naperville

    Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville for 1887. (28 p.)

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 065

    City of Naperville

    Main Sesquicentennial parade. Crowd at Jefferson and Main Streets.

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 129

    City of Naperville

    Sesquicentennial souvenirs available for purchase. "Nifty One-fifty" bumper sticker and two Sesquicentennial buttons (no scale).

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  • City Council Minutes 1932

    City of Naperville

    Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1932. (44 p.)

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 014

    City of Naperville

    Naperville Veterans' and young folks' parade. Unidentified group.

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  • Naperville in World War II

    Christopher P. Kaesberg

    Once isolationist, Naperville became increasingly involved in the war with the draft, manufacturing for the war effort, Red Cross volunteer work, and women entering the work force. Interviews with Nap…

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  • City Council Minutes 1876

    City of Naperville

    Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville for 1875. (51 p.)

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 114

    City of Naperville

    Dedication of Harold and Eva White Plaza at east end of the Riverwalk. Harold and Eva White standing beside the dedicatory plaque.

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  • Naperville Telephone Directory, 1947 February

    Illinois Bell Telephone Company

    Lists names, telephone numbers, and addresses of residences and businesses in Naperville, Illinois.

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  • City Council Minutes 1866

    City of Naperville

    Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville for 1866. (35 p.)

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 120

    City of Naperville

    Picnic in Central Park with Naperville Municipal Band Concert. Old time artillery firing during Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture.

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  • Autobiography of James L. Nichols

    J.L. Nichols, Elizabeth Barnard Nichols, Miriam Fry

    Apparently dictated to Elizabeth Barnard Nichols, shortly before his death in August 1895, this is the autobiography of a prominent Naperville self-made man who rose from penniless orphan to North-Wes…

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  • City Council Minutes 1916

    City of Naperville

    Recorded minutes of Naperville City Council for 1915. (82 p.)

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 048

    City of Naperville

    Joe Naper's journey, Lake Michigan to site of Naperville. Trek continues south on Washington St.

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 110

    City of Naperville

    Riverwalk Dedication. Banner presentation (left to right): Sesquicentennial Chairman Frank Allston, City Councilman James Newkirk, Sesquicentennial Vice-Chairman Alfred Rubin, 1931 Centennial Chairman…

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 055

    City of Naperville

    Main Sesquicentennial parade. Assembling for parade along Fifth Avenue, north of Burlington Northern railroad tracks: Miss Sesquicentennial (Jodi Lohrentz) and her court.

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  • Naperville Public Libraries: celebrating one hundred years of community service

    City of Naperville, Illinois

    The Naperville Public Libraries continued to grow with two modern facilities and celebrated its 100 years of service to the community. Included in this souvenir program for September 18-20,1998 are a…

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  • Sesquicentennial slide 117

    City of Naperville

    Picnic in Central Park with Naperville Municipal Band Concert. Large crowd as seen from the bandshell.

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  • City Council Minutes 1896

    City of Naperville

    Official record of council proceedings for Village of Naperville for 1896. (45 p.)

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  • Joseph Naper

    This is a picture of Joseph Naper who came from Ashtabula Co. OH in February of 1831. He was the founder of the town of Naperville, IL. He built a cabin and trading post on his arrival and in June of…

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