• Skokie Fire Assistant Chief's Gold Badge

    Skokie Fire Assistant Chief's Gold Badge worn by Ed Steek. Retired Chiefs wear gold badges. The text on the badge is: Assistant Chief, Skokie Fire Dept., Retired. The image in the center of the badge…

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  • Register of Interment Permits

    This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org).

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  • Skokie Fire Department's State of Illinois NEI Fire Chiefs' Association Gold Badge

    Skokie Fire Department's State of the Illinois NEI Fire Chiefs' Association Gold Badge worn by Chief Ed Steek. Retired Chiefs wear gold badges. Ed Steek was the president of the Association in 1955. T…

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  • Skokie Fire Department's Illinois Fire College Badge

    Illinois Fire College 25th Anniversary 1926-1949 Tin Badge affixed to top of tag reading: Illinois Fire College 1949 - Tag Number 439 - Name Gabel, Frank - Title Captain - Town Skokie, Illinois

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  • East Alton Wood River High Senior Ring

    This item is an East Alton-Wood River High School class ring from May 1997. It is gold and has a cross country runner on one side with the year, 1997 and on the other side are buildings with the name…

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  • Pictorial Arlington Heights 1930

    Bert H. Laudermilk

    Pictorial Arlington Heights 1930 - This item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ahmuseum.org)

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  • Skokie Fire Department Captain Badge

    Skokie Fire Department Ladder 1 Captain with symbols on either side.

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  • Arlington Heights Herald, Annual Progress Edition

    Paddock Publications

    Arlington Heights Herald, Annual Progress Edition (Supplement), March 15, 1929, Vol. 3, No. 19, 34 pages. This Item is part of the collection of the Arlington Heights Historical Society (http://www.ah…

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  • 1985-1986 Edwardsville High School Yearbook

    This is a light gray, hardcover yearbook for Edwardsville High School in 1986. There is a picture of a tiger on the front cover of the yearbook, along with the words reading "Nineteen Eighty Six." The…

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  • Skokie Firemen's Club Letterhead

    Skokie Firemen's Club letterhead with multiple pieces of fire fighting apparatus on top

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  • Ceremonial war club

    Ceremonial war club made by member(s) of Potawatomi tribe, made of hickory wood with ball attached to one end. Other end in shape of spear head. Studded with nail heads.

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  • Skokie Firefighters Shield-Shaped Patch

    Skokie Firefighters Skokie Firefighters Patches worn on clothing to identify their rank, function and company. This patch identifies the Fire Department. The words "Skokie Fire" frame the profile of a…

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  • Skokie Fire Department Chief Gold Badge

    Skokie Fire Department Chief Gold Badge worn by Chief Ed Steek. Retired Chiefs wear gold badges. The text on the badge is: Chief, Skokie, Fire Dept. The image in the center of the badge is a cluster o…

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  • Little Tigers Football Jersey

    This item is an Edwardsville Little Tigers jersey used from 2006 to 2012. The jersey is an orange home jersey worn by Ryan Smith while he was a member of the Little Tigers Football League in Edwardsvi…

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  • 1901 Culver Block Brick

    This is a brick made by Culver Blocks on February 1, 1901. The item was found in Edwardsville, IL. The sides of the brick are chipped and uneven in certain spaces. The Madison County Historial Society…

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  • 1861-1865 Hand Carved Civil War Pipe

    This is a dark brown rough hand carved wooden smoking pipe. John R. Dove carved this while he was fighting in the Civil War and he used it for tobacco smoking during his service. Dove served in the Il…

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  • Skokie Fire Department Chief Silver Badge

    Skokie Fire Department Chief Silver Badge worn by Chief Ed Steek. Current Chiefs wear silver badges. The text on the badge is: Chief, Skokie, Fire Dept. The image in the center of the badge is a clust…

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  • Skokie Fire Department Chief Badge

    Skokie Fire Department Chief Gold Pin worn by Ed Steek. Retired Chiefs wear gold badges. The pin is a cluster of five trumpets. The number of trumpets on a badge or pin vary depending on the rank of t…

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  • John Hutchings' Good Conduct Medal, World War II

    John Hutchings received this badge during World War II. John was a prisoner of war in Germany during the war. He was held in Stalag VIIA in Moosburg, Germany. See related website for more infomration…

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  • Glen Carbon 1893 Glass Insulator

    This is a glass electrical insulator. It is made of thick, green glass. On one side of the insulator it reads "Patent/May 2 1893" and on the other it reads, "Hemingray/No. 12." It stands about 3.5 inc…

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