Tag Archives: Maura Rogan

Rock Hudson

Gazette Article by: Maura Rogan Appeared in the Gazette: Fall 2004 Rock Hudson: In Winnetka We Called Him Roy The handsome, leading man of Pillow Talk and more than 70 other Hollywood pictures wasn’t always known as Rock Hudson. Roy Harold Scherer, Jr., was born on November 17, 1925, to Winnetka’s Katherine Wood Scherer, a […]

Pauline Dohn Rudolph

Pauline Dohn Rudolph: Winnetkan and National Artist

Gazette Article by: Maura Rogan Appeared in the Gazette: Fall/Winter 2005 The arts were in her blood. Pauline Amalie Dohn was born in Chicago in 1865 to Adolf W. and Pauline Dohn. Adolf, who immigrated to Chicago from Germany in 1853, was the first conductor of the Apollo Musical Club in Chicago and an organist […]

Inaugural Exhibit at 411 Linden

Inaugural Exhibit at 411 Linden Gazette Article by: Maura Rogan Appeared in the Gazette: Fall/Winter 2006 The Village Green: Where Winnetka Celebrates and Remembers In her book “The Story of Winnetka,” Lora Townsend Dickinson refers to the Village Green as “a kind of spiritual center, a shrine, a meeting place for celebrations of the entire […]