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Ahrens Farm

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The Ahrens Farm, which included a truck stand that sold produce on 2211 Old Willow Road, through the 1950s. The land was originally a 13-acre farm purchased through a government claim in 1862.

Alex Levernier

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Alex Levernier and wife, Mary (nee Barbara Happ) outside, dressed formally

Anna Clavey

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Anna Clavey dressed up as boy in cap and knickers

Article about the Skokie Valley Train

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Newspaper Article about the Skokie Valley Train likely published in the Winnetka Talk.

Baling hay

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Men baling hay with horseradish growing in field.

Ball announcement

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Announcement of Grand Masquerade Ball in Shermerville (Northbrook). List of potential prizes listed on the back for "Best dressed" in various categories.

Ballot Today May Bring New Village

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

Barb Wenzel and John Nadiar

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Barb Wenzel and John Nadiar standing in front of Metz house with flowerpot in foreground

Bartender Dan Spence at Seul's Tavern

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Bartender Dan Spence behind the bar at Seul's Tavern in Northfield. This tavern closed in 2011 and re-opened as "Stormy's Tavern and Grill" that same year.