Are we truly appreciating the living connections with our past before they themselves pass into history?
The 1954-1955 Brookwood School handbook.
Brookwood Middle School students leave for the day at the school in Glenwood. The old Glenwood School sign is still above the entrance. The original building was built in 1898.
Part of an old clock that used a paper tape with a punch system to sound the school bell at Brookwood Middle School in Glenwood, which was built in 1898. The original four-room brick structure still stands at the corner of Glenwood-Lansing and Glenwood-Dyer roads.
Brookwood Middle School is shown from the 1940s or '50s. The contraption on the side of the building is a fire-escape tube, which was later removed sometime in the 1970s.
Brookwood Middle School fifth-grader Kennedy Cooper works on math problems at the school in Glenwood. The school will be demolished to make way for a modern building set to open in fall 2015.
Brookwood Middle School students from 1910 pose for a class picture.
GLENWOOD | Brookwood School District 167 is getting closer to building a new middle school, which could open in the fall of 2015.
Here Herb Krumm shows some of the records of his family's concrete business, including payroll records and supply orders
LANSING | If you want to learn a little about the history of village of Lansing, the Lansing Historical Museum, located in the lower level of the Lansing Public Library, is the place to go.
Pictured is Herb Krumm, one of the museum guides who can be found at the museum one Saturday a month. Krumm's family has a long history in the village, operating several businesses over the years, including the village's first documented business, the Union Hotel, which sat at Ridge Road and…
CHICAGO | The Hegewisch public library, 3048 E. 130th St., is inviting guests to remember the failed Lake Calumet airport plan with a special program from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
There’s something for everyone happening in Hegewisch the next few weeks. Whether you love a good meal or learning about local history, we’ve got you covered.
If you’ve always wanted to know more about the history of the Southeast Side, you should check out an upcoming documentary screening.
Next time I ride the South Shore from my Hegewisch neighborhood to downtown Chicago, I will take a closer look at the Van Buren Street station.
CRETE | During a recent Crete Public Library program, “Along the Chicago South Shore Rail Line," historian Cynthia Ogorek presented interesting stories and facts about the last electric interurban rail, the Chicago South Shore and South Bend rail lines.
Cynthia Ogorek gives a presentation on the South Shore Rail Line to patrons of the Crete Public Library.
The Crete Public Library held Remembering Marshall Field's with historian Leslie Goddard on March 6. The presentation included a detailed and entertaining slide show and lecture plus a table of memorabilia that included fashionable ladies' dress hats, hat boxes, gloves, books and plates.
The Crete Public Library held Remembering Marshall Field's with historian Leslie Goddard on March 6. Goddard traced the Chicago store's history from the beginning to 2006, when it was officially renamed Macy's.
CRETE | The Crete Public Library held Remembering Marshall Field’s with historian Leslie Goddard on March 6.
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