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It wasn't August 26th, it was actually ratified though. In Illinois, women had partial suffrage before that, which lead to interesting results in when suffrage met prohibition in Batavia! Jump to.
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This photo is of the July 4th Parade, Batavia Ave. Bjorseth, Editor. The journal was "published monthly excepting for the months of May, June, July, August and September. Do any of you remember this journal or Ellen H. And what did she do during those months? Cotton given by Leigh and Penny Tracy.
Exhibits and Collections - Batavia Historical Society
We are just beginning to sort boxes of Historical Society files; clippings, and keepsakes and to catalog some wonderful treasures from the Gustafsons' personal belongings. Included in this last category are some Boy Scout memorabilia equipment catalogs and Scouting magazines. Organized in , Troop 3 began with a few problems, according to John Gustafson: "Carl Aspen started a scout troop in St. Charles, the first one in the area. There were those who wanted to start a troop in Batavia, but eight boys were needed to start one, and there were only seven initially interested.
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But then Arnold Gustafson John's brother was asked to join, and he became the needed eighth member. Arnold is the only member of that first troop still living. The boys asked Pastor Higginbotham of the Congregational Church, who agreed to become the first Scoutmaster of Batavia. Another item given to the Museum, is described by Lucile Gustafson "as possibly being one of the most valuable possessions our Society has. The maps were bought years ago by my father. The maps are drawn to a scale of 50' to an inch, and inventory existing buildings and their uses.
The maps are particularly detailed for industrial buildings. An example is the Newton Wagon Company; the map details the equipment inventory, the scale of rooms, the hose connections, the indoor wood storage areas, and the outdoor lumber piles. We are very fortunate to have such a valuable resource which allows us to see our city as it stood years ago.
We plan to preserve and display these maps in the near future. The following letter is from someone who had a February birthday. A copy of the original was found in a file folder. You will recognize the name. Enlarge cover. Error rating book.
Kane County History: Nordens Soner And Batavia’s Swedish Society
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Situated directly west of Chicago is Batavia, Illinois, world famous as the home of Fermilab, a center of nuclear research that hosts scientists from all over the world. Few people realize that this city has had a long history of leadership in the development of energy resources. In Batavia we endeavor to explore that history, with a look at power from windmills to power p Situated directly west of Chicago is Batavia, Illinois, world famous as the home of Fermilab, a center of nuclear research that hosts scientists from all over the world.
In Batavia we endeavor to explore that history, with a look at power from windmills to power plants.
Also part of the fabric of Batavia's past are the community leaders who transformed a river village settled in the s into a vibrant and vital modern city. You will view a photographic essay capturing Batavians on the streets of their city, discover a unique early high-tech company that produced beauty and dietary consumer products in the s, and experience an architectural walking tour complete with a map of old Batavia and her famous citizens.
And to complete our journey through time, you will learn how Mary Todd, wife of Abraham Lincoln, came to live in Batavia. Get A Copy.