Tag Archives: Fall/Winter 2002

An Interview with Arthur Hershkowitz

Gazette Article by: Sarah Peck and Shale Harper Appeared in the Gazette: Fall/Winter 2002 Mr. Hershkowitz walked into the room with confidence. As he sat down, we noticed that he looked very comfortable talking about the war. He started right in with what rank and section he was. As he explained to us a short […]

“X” is for Railroad Crossings: The “Big Ditch”

Gazette Article by: Bean Carroll Appeared in the Gazette: Fall/Winter 2002 Several years ago when the Minnesota Historical Society reopened its exhibit area, a unique approach was taken to interpret its history from “A to Z.” Various objects and topics were depicted by “letters,” and visitors moved through the gallery “alphabetically.” The editorial board of […]

History of Winnetka’s Telephone Service

Gazette Article by: Richard L. Mathias Appeared in the Gazette: Fall/Winter 2002 Telephone service in Winnetka has a long and interesting history. In 1885, 32 years after Mr. And Mrs. Charles E. Peck settled in the area which later became the Village of Winnetka, the Chicago Telephone Directory showed that telephone service was available at […]