Tag Archives: Summer 1998

Louis Wendlin Sauer

Gazette Article by:Jane Lord Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1998 Pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, was the greatest killer of infants in the United States before a Winnetka pediatrician developed a vaccine to prevent the contagious respiratory infection. The pediatrician was Louis Wendlin Sauer. Born in Cincinnati in 1885, Sauer studied medicine at the […]

181, 191, and 199 Sheridan Road

Gazette Article by: Cindy Fuller Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1998 House of the Season: Three Revival Styles Grace Sheridan Road Sunday drives along Sheridan Road to view some of this country’s most elegant real estate is a long-standing tradition for visitors and residents alike. The three houses located at 181, 191, and 199 Sheridan […]

Winnetka Bible Church

Gazette Article by: Carol Erickson Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1998 More than 97 years ago a small group of Swedish-American young people met regularly for Bible study and fellowship in rooms above an empty store at Maple Street and Willow Road. Among their leaders were brothers Gustav and Eric Nelson, owners of the Nelson […]

“M” is for Museum

Gazette Article by: Laurie Starrett Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1998 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 […]

Winnetka Way: Wally Phillips

Gazette Article by: Wally Phillips Appeared in the Gazette: Summer 1998 Winnetka Way articles are written by guest columnists who have been asked to share their memories of an aspect of Winnetka that they remember fondly. Winnetka Way articles debuted in 1994 and continued through 2011. “With pleasure!”  That was my reply when Eleanor Tippens, […]