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Pickle Contract

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Contract to supply one acre of cucumber pickles, dated June 10, 1882.

Northfield's history is out there somewhere waiting to be compiled

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"Northfield's history is out there somewhere waiting to be compiled" article in the Winnetka Talk's "Northfield Neighbors" column by Betty Crookes.

Opposition to park district

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"We oppose this park proposition". Editorial opposing Northfield Park District

Sunset Ridge Annexed to New Trier

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Vote to annex Sunset Ridge to New Trier District

Northfield engages in battle

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Article from the Winnetka Talk describing the upcoming election in Northfield.

John Happ First President of New Town of Wau Bun

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John Happ first president of new town of Waubun

Waubun Election

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Village selects ballot for first election of village officials

Ballot Today May Bring New Village

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Article from the Winnetka Talk about the vote to incorporate as Wau Bun.

Taxable property in Northfield, 1857

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List of taxable personal property in the town of Northfield. Contains names of early settlers such as the Brachtendorf, Donavan, and Metz families.

Insurance policy for Fred Metz

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Fire, Lightning, Windstorm Insurance Co. policy for Fred Metz that was originally issued in March 1911 for a five year term. Estimated value was $2565.

Letter to Lena Metz

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Letter to Lena Metz from a Mrs. E. Wisdom changing appointment in Winnetka

Park district ballot

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"Jurist enters court order for Park District Ballot". Vote to form Northfield Park District.

Northfield Village Organized Own Fire Fighting Volunteers

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Northfield organizes own fire fighting volunteers

Charles Levernier hand-drawn maps

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Series of hand-drawn maps of Northfield 1910-1915, drawn by Charles Levernier in 1982

Julia Donavan

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Newspaper article about Julia Donavan from the Chicago Daily News on Saturday, October 23rd, 1937.

Henrietta Nadir obituary

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Obituary of Henrietta Nadir who was born in 1879 and died in 1927 at the age of 48. Clipping provides details about the Nadir/Metz family tree.

Harry Hartman

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Postcard of Harry Hartman in WWI uniforms "Co. G. 2nd Rep. Bn, Waco Texas"

Charles Metz's Citizenship papers

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Cook County citizenship papers; final certificate of Naturalization for Charles Metz

Charles Metz's Naturalization Papers,

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Naturalication papers of Carl Mintz (Charlets Metz) from Reinshagen, Germany; statement of facts

Charles Metz's Promissory Note

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Promissory Note for $150 to Charles Metz at 10 percent, signed with an x