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This home movie collection was donated by the Wilmette Historical Museum in 2009 and documents the Grove Family from this northern suburb. The four reels were shot by Axel Grove between 1959-1963 and include footage of the Brookfield Zoo, O’Hare International Airport, the Morton Arboretum, Adventure Island Amusement Park, a trip to Wilmette’s beaches, a child’s tennis lesson and a very entertaining living room puppet show.
Identifier: F.2011-02-0022
Filmmaker: Rouleau, Greg
Identifier: F.2011-02-0059
Identifier: F.2007-08-0013
Filmmaker: Gromer, Julian
This collection contains the home movies of the Wilczynski family. They lived on the south side of Chicago and ran a bakery. Some of the highlights of the collection are the Bahai Temple in Wilmette, IL, Chicago's Riverview amusement park, the Chicago Flower and Garden show, family weddings, Niagra Falls, and 1952 Chicago subway scenes.
Home movies documenting the Marino family of Chicago, Illinois. These home movies of the Marino family were filmed by Joseph and Sadie Marino. They contain images of their children (John and Joanne) and themselves.
Identifier: F.2005-02-0057
Filmmaker: Ives, George