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Map of Northfield Township

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Map of Northfield Township, including Northfield and Northbrook, from an unknown source.

Map of Northfield Township

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Map of Northfield Township, 1921

Northfield History Questionnaire

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A questionnaire published by Betty Crookes, likely in the Winnetka Talk, asking for information about Northfield history.

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.

Article about the Skokie Valley Train

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

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.

Property Tax Receipt for Charles Metz

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Property tax receipt for real estate in town of Northfield, dated January 14th, 1884.

Letter from Louie Lockman in Des Plaines

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A letter from Louie Lockman in Des Plaines describing a car accident.

Letter to Lena Metz

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

Horses on a Road

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Two horses work to pull a wagon up what is now Wagner road.

Brown School

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Brown School, the first school to serve Northfield residents, was replaced in 1930 by the newer and larger Sunset Ridge School.