Welcome to Winnetka Treasures: 15 Decades, 15 Object‘s Online Catalog. Visit the exhibit in person at the Winnetka Historical Society from November 2019 to November 2020.
Here you can learn more about Winnetka Treasures, a celebration of 150 years of Winnetka’s history.
One artifact represents each of the 15 decades from Winnetka’s founding in 1869 to the present day. To find out more, find on the image of the artifact.
You can also visit our PastPerfect Online Collections.
Questions? Contact Us.
This exhibition is generously sponsored by the Kemper Educational and Charitable Fund.
Photographs by Maria Rebelo Photography.
Lady Elgin door, 1990.2
Bricks from Academy Hall, 1870. Gift of Frank Pavlik
Cape with Detachable Collar, 1893. Gift of Alma Heinig.
Pen register, c. 1900.
Adams-Westlake “Non-Sweating” Signal Lamps, Gift of Goff Smith
Women’s Suffrage Poster, 1920. Gift of Lola Maverick Lloyd Berndt.
Farrier’s Knife, c. 1936. Gift of Earl Weinstock
Victory Garden poster, 1941-1945. Gift of the American Legion.
Rummage Sale Sweater, Gift of Shirley Kostakos
Poster for “Winnetka Good-Bad-Indifferent?”, 1969. Gift of Barbara Plochman.
Caro Nan basket, 1978. Courtesy of Helen and Paul Weaver.
Game of Winnetka, c. 1980
Mother Goose puppet, c. 1990. Courtesy of North Shore Country Day School.
Harry Potter books, c. 2000. Courtesy of Deb Emry.