Collection scho.col - Highland Park Schools Collection

1.2 Highland Park Schools and High Schools, Photographs--pupils Green Bay School Classroom Classroom School s.n. Highwood School (Oak Terrace) Oak Terrace School, Highwood Scribbler Scribbler
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US IlHpHS scho.col

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Highland Park Schools Collection

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  • Bulk, 1900-1970 (Creation)
  • 1880-2008 (Creation)

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9.0 Cubic feet : 18 boxes [mixed materials]

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This collection contains photographs, yearbooks, report cards, attendance records, graduation and school performance programs, a financial record book, newspaper articles, and other school related ephemera from Highland Park Schools. The Highland Park Schools Collection appears to have been created at the Highland Park Historical Society and provenance is mixed and mostly undocumented. It should also be noted that many of the photographs within the collection were taken by the Brand Studio of Highland Park, IL. The following is an overview of materials that may be of special interest: Box 1 contains photographs of Highland Park School buildings and students from 1900-1950; Box 2 contains photographs of Highland Park High School sports teams and band from 1920-1950; autographed photograph of Harry E. Bolle, H.P.H.S band director; Box 3 contains school attendance and scholarship records from 1922-1941; Box 4 contains a financial record book from 1913-1923 with special mention given to information regarding the Nixon Fund on the first page; Box 5 contains materials from Highland Park Schools and related organizations such as the Board of Education for District 108 and 107. Items of special interest include: Board of Education and District 108 materials from 1909-1992; Elm Place School Building Dedication materials from 1870-1998; Elm Place School Girl Patrol materials from 1930-1984; Elm Place School plays, concerts, and award ceremonies programs from 1922-1984; publications from Highland Park Schools including Sparks, The Crier, The Green Elm and student publications from 1860-1946, 2 copies of A History of Elm Place School and Green Bay Road School (1944) by Etta Grunewald; Elm Place School graduation programs, photographs from 1893-1999; a scrapbook of photographs and written work on Elm Place School from 1916; a copy of the Blue and White, Deerfield-Shields High School newspaper from June 3, 1924; A Survey That Looks Ahead Ten Years by R.L. Sandwick from November 20, 1940; early Elm Place School photographs and documents from 1880-1984; Northwood Junior High Commencement Program from June 15, 1978; Indian Trail School photographs and documents from 1969-1990; Oak Park Terrace School photographs and documents from 1918-1990; Red Oak Junior High School Graduation Program from 1967; Red Oak Junior High “Oakies” Pendent; West Ridge School photographs and documents from 1914-1939; Braeside School documents and photographs from 1943-1957; History of Braeside School by Byron Klorfine; newspaper article about Francis Stupey Log Cabin and Braeside School from 1943; Ravinia School photographs and documents ca. 1950; miscellaneous school pictures from 1916-1930; class autograph book from 1930; scrapbook of Deerfield-Shields Township High School from 1918-1940; Lincoln School Yearbooks 1939-40; book of newspaper clippings from 1920-1950; North Shores Series and other music performance programs from 1929-1941 (includes performance by Marian Anderson, Ezio Pinza, and Fritz Kreisler); issues of Ravinia School Scribbler Newspaper, Vol. 3 No. 1 and 2 from 1931 and 1932; Highland Park

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  • English

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Location note. Boxes are of disparate sizes and are physically ordered 1-4, 7, 11-12, 15, 18, 5, 6, 10, 16, 13, 8-9, 14, 17.

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Archivist's note

Finding aid prepared by E Shinneman, 2011 and Patrick Cerny, 2012.

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