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St. Paul's in 30th year 1976-08-26 St. Paul Lutheran Elementary School will begin its 30th year of operation this fall. The News, Thursday, August 26, 1976, p. 23 St. Paul's Lutheran School, Schools - Parochial, Anniversaries and birthdays, History
The past through tomorrow : Students of yesterday and today recall school history 1998-06-18 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 18, 1998, Sec. 2, p. 1 Plays, 'Time for School', Schneider, Jerry, History, Jamieson Elementary School, Chicago Public Schools
Skokie author returns home for appearances 2012-04-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 12, 2012 , p. 11 Pressman, Linda, 'Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors and Skokie', History, Authors, Books
Skokie author returns home after 20 years 2011-11-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 10, 2011 , p. 7 'Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Skokie and Survivors', Pressman, Linda, History, Authors, Books
Filmmaker brings father's story back to former hometown 2016-03-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 24, 2016, p. 1 Movies, History, 'Surviving Skokie', Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Adler, Jack, Gershkow, Blair, Adler, Eli
Filmmaker brings story of father's past to the screen 2016-03-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 24, 2016, p. 6 Movies, 'Surviving Skokie', History, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, Adler, Jack, Adler, Eli
Skokie Swift's rich 50-year history recounted 2014-05-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 1, 2014 , p. 6 Skokie Swift, History
Authentic Native American history galvanizes Skokie students 2013-11-21 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 21, 2013 , p. 11 Public School District 73 - Student activities, Kelly, Sue, Jordan, Jon, History, East Prairie School
History's twists and turns lead to new station 2012-05-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 3, 2012 , p. 9 Skokie Swift, Transportation, History, Van Dusen, George, Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Resident brings Indian collection to school 2012-04-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 19, 2012 , p. 12 Baldwin, Gene, History, Children
Niles North students honored in national history contest 2011-07-14 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 14, 2011 , p. 23 Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools) - Student activities, D'Souza, Warren, History, Niles North High School, Gilbert, James, Segev, Yoni, Competitions
Historical legacy 2006-02-23 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 23, 2006, p. 5 Hirschhaut, Richard, Holocaust Memorial Museum, History, Glencoe Public Library, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Skokie planners prepare to digitize village history 2006-02-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 2, 2006, p. 10 Skokie Public Library, Skokie Board of Trustees, Skokie Park District, Schneiderman, Mark, Skokie Historical Society, History, Internet, Rigoni, Al, SkokieNet
Skokie Valley Rotary offering help since '39 2005-06-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 16, 2005, p. 6 Haben, John, History, Organizations and societies, King, Neil, Skokie Valley Rotary Club
Tour shares glories of Sheridan Road 2005-03-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 24, 2005, p. A1 History, Hill, Karen
Past is present for historical societies 2005-03-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 17, 2005, p. 123 Museums, Smith, Ronald, Skokie Heritage Museum, Skokie Historical Society, Witry, Pat, History, Witry, Richard (Dick) J., Hanson, Amanda
Remembering Maxwell Street 2004-12-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 9, 2004, p. B3 Kogan, Abe, Drexler, Jack, History, Lapping, Alan, Books, Lyon, Ben, Maxwell Street: A Living Memory, Goodfriend, Helen, Jewish Maxwell Street Stories
Faithful workers 2004-03-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 18, 2004, p. 71 Churches, Coninx, Ardis, History, Central United Methodist Church
The year that was 2001-01-04 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 4, 2001, Sec. 2, p. 1 Cahan, Richard, You Are Here, Chicago Cultural Center, History, Comer, Gary, CITY 2000 (Chicago in the Year 2000), Photography, Art exhibitions
Documentary tells courage of Jewish Brigade in WWII 2000-04-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 20, 2000, p. B7 In Our Own Hands: The Jewish Brigade in WWII, War - World War II (WWII), History, Television
Millennium wait is much longer for some 1999-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 1999, p. 85 Religion - Christianity, Schechter, Rabbi Barry, History, Religion - Judaism
Challenges 1999-12-30 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 30, 1999, p. 16 Future, History, Editorial
Another turn of the century : Looking back at the fin-de-siecle Chicagoland 1999-12-30 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 30, 1999, Sec. 2, p. 1 History,
Teachers trace D68 history 1999-04-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 22, 1999, p. 3 Public School District 68, Schlocker, Bee, Beck, Karen, History, Goltz, Annette
Guns, grenades and independence : Arms smuggler, commando remembers Israel's struggle 1998-06-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 4, 1998, p. 92 Israel, Weinzweig, Avrum Israel, History
Back to their roots : Genealogist shares craft of tracing ancestors 1995-04-13 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 13, 1995, Sec. 2, p. 1 Skokie Heritage Museum, Abbink, Marilyn, History, Family
Catholic history lives on on North Shore 1994-08-25 Catholic churches in the area have a long and varied history. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 25, 1994, p. 83 Churches, History
Healpern's photos exhibit beauty of national parks 1993-11-11 By a Clear Light" is a new exhibit at the Skokie Heritage Museum which commemorates the National Park Service. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 11, 1993, Sec. 1, p. 1 National Park Service, Skokie Heritage Museum, History, Parks
Actress pursues a pioneering effort 1993-08-12 Rebecca Bloomfield, an actress, is portraying Elizabeth Meyer, a pioneer woman, at the Skokie Heritage Museum. Skokie Review, Thursday, August 12, 1993, p. B4 Skokie Heritage Museum, Bloomfield, Rebecca, History
1968 1993-04-08 A look back at the year 1968. Skokie Review, Thursday, April 8, 1993, p. 28 History,
Library at 50 1991-04-11 The history of the Skokie Public Library runs from its inception in 1930 to a $1.5 million renovation planned for later this year. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 11, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Skokie Public Library, History
No Title 1988-07-30 The Skokie Historical Society will meet on August 4 at Skokie Public Library. Mary Radmacher, Chief Librarian from 1956 until her retirement, will speak about the history of the library. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Saturday, July 30, 1988, Sec. 1, p. 3 Skokie Historical Society, Radmacher, Mary, History, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Libraries: Illinois history day display 1988-02-25 An exhibit documenting 250 years of Illinois history will be on display from February 29 to March 18 at Skokie Public Library. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 25, 1988, p. 60 History, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Blame Chicago Fire on comet, not cow: author 1986-01-23 Skokie resident Mel Waskin's new book, "Mrs. O'Leary's Comet!" states that the Chicago Fire may have been fueled by the earth's collision with a comet. Skokie Review, Thursday, January 23, 1986, p. 62 Authors, History, Waskin, Mel
A 'thanks' that will go down in history 1985-04-18 Mary Radmacher, Chief Librarian of the Skokie Public Library, has expressed thanks to the Niles Township Board of Trustees for giving the library two reels of microfilm containing Niles Township historical records. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 18, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 6 History, Radmacher, Mary, Skokie Public Library - Gifts
Teachers write own book 1983-05-19 Three Old Orchard Junior High School teachers have collaborated in the writing of a history workbook. The News, Thursday, May 19, 1983, p. 7 Public School District 68 - Teachers and personnel, History, Authors, Books, Old Orchard Junior High School
Deja vu? Skokie's '82 stories could dominate '83 headlines 1983-01-06 Many of the major local news stories in 1982 could continue to make the headlines in 1983. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, January 6, 1983, Sec. 1, p. 1 History, Skokie
Skokie Republicans provide leadership 1963-07-11 History of the Skokie Republican Party. The News, Thursday, July 11, 1963, p. 4 History, Politics - Republican Party
LWV lets the people know - help them act: They seek the facts 1963-07-11 History of League of Women Voters of Skokie. The News, Thursday, July 11, 1963, p. 4 History, Organizations and societies, League of Women Voters of Skokie-Lincolnwood
St. Timothy's keeps up with area boom 1963-07-03 History of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 96 Churches, St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, History
Pioneers founded St. Peter's Church 1963-07-03 History of St. Peter's Catholic Church. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 96 Churches, St. Peter's Catholic Church, History
Skokie's oldest church young in spirit 1963-07-03 St. Peter's United Church of Christ, organized in 1867, is the oldest congregation in Skokie and Niles Township. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 96 Churches, St. Peter's United Church of Christ, History
Court brings Skokie honors 1963-07-03 History of the village court of Skokie. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 94 Skokie Village Court, History, Sullivan, Harold, Goldstein, Irving
Parks stem from 62 acres 1963-07-03 History of the Skokie Park District. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 71 Skokie Park District, History
Caucus Party offspring of Homeowners Group 1963-07-03 History of the Skokie Caucus Party. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 69 History, Politics - Skokie Caucus Party
'Double O' Young 1st Rotary prexy 1963-07-03 History of Skokie Rotary Club. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 65 Skokie Rotary Club, Young, O.O., History, Organizations and societies
Cosmos Club dream is civic reality 1963-07-03 History of the Cosmos Club. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 64 Cosmos Club, History, Organizations and societies
Many milestones at historic St Paul's 1963-07-03 History of St Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 63 Churches, History, St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church
From basement to building in seven years: NTJC an idea in 1952 1963-07-03 History of Niles Township Jewish Congregation. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 60 Synagogues, History, Congregation Ezra Habonim-The Niles Township Jewish Congregation (NTJC)
15 families meet -- Temple Judea born 1963-07-03 History of Temple Judea The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 57 Synagogues, History, Temple Judea Mizpah
C of C springs to life: Sleepy farm area awakens to boom 1963-07-03 History of the Skokie Chamber of Commerce. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 51 History, Skokie Chamber of Commerce
Central Methodist Church 33 years old: Log cabin marks spot 1963-07-03 History of the Central Methodist Church. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 49 Churches, History, Central Methodist Church
Bnai Emunah raises beams from dreams 1963-07-03 History of the Bnai Emunah Synagogue. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 38 Bnai Emunah Synagogue, Synagogues, History
Band together for 'God and Country': Skokie Legion Post is 32 years old 1963-07-03 History of Skokie American Legion Post 320. The News, Wednesday, July 3, 1963, p. 100 American Legion, History, Organizations and societies