Skokie Historical Society

Schools of Skokie, Illinois

1900 through 1996

 

Previously known as NILES CENTRE or NILES CENTER, Illinois


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Fairview School, circa 1900

The South Niles Center School (Fairview School) was located on the southwest corner of Howard Street and Niles Center Road.

Niles Center Public School, circa 1900

The Niles Center School building was located at 4950 Madison Street.

Niles Center Public School Building, circa 1900

The Niles Center School building was located at 4950 Madison Street.

East Prairie School Parents and Students, early 1900s

East Prairie School is located at 7608 East Prairie Road.

Sharp Corner School Parade, early 1900s

Sharp Corner School was located at 9301 Gross Point Road.

Niles Center Public School Classroom, 1901

A Niles Center Public School classroom with Teacher Elizabeth E. Scott.  The Niles Center School building was located at 4950 Madison Street.

Fairview School Class, 1904

The Fairview School primary class with Principal Alma Klehm,Teacher Kathryn Woodward and one identified student, Ella Hacker.  Fairview School was located on the southwest corner of Howard Street and Niles Center Road.

School Garden Club, circa 1910

Cook County School Home Garden Club Canning Group, circa 1910

The Cook County Home School Garden Canning Group with Alma Klehm, Teacher.

Cook County School Home Garden Club Project Postcard, circa 1910

The Cook County School Home Project Garden Club; Top (left to right): Ted Ruesch, Grace Ruesch, Olive Langfeld, unidentifed, Seth Shepard, Mr. Tobin, unidentified.

 Bottom (left to right): Alma E. Klehm, Bess Freund.

Cook County School Home Garden Club Group, circa 1910

The Cook County School Field and Garden Club Group. Bottom (left to right): Al Suckow, Wally Warkenthein, unidentified, Fred Bauman. Laying, (left to right): unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, George Rhode, unidentified, Elmer Rhode, Helen Hoffman, Otto Hoffman, Henry Tolzien, unidentified.

Fairview School Class, 1914

A Fairview School primary class. The Fairview School was located at the southwest corner of Howard Street and Niles Center Road. No students identified.

St. Peter Catholic School Class, 1915

A St. Peter Catholic School class with Helen Paroubek in the second row, fourth from the left. All other children are not identified.

St. Paul Lutheran School Class, 1915

The St. Paul Lutheran School Class with R Hacker. St. Paul Lutheran School was located at Niles Center Road and Galitz Street.

School Garden Club Group Postcard, 1917

The School Garden Club Group - "The Achievement Club" Project.  Shown, (left to right): unidentified, unidentified, unidentified, Carl Langfeld, Bess Rudolph, Walter Ruesch, Ted Ruesch.

Fairview School Building, 1926

The Fairview School Building was located on the southwest corner of Howard Street and Niles Center Road.

East Prairie School Building, 1926

East Prairie School is located at 7608 East Prairie Road.

Fairview School Class, circa 1931

A Fairview School Classroom 5th through 8th Grade. Standing (left to right): Arthur Struck, Robert Holtman, Evelyn Wagner, Frieda Fleming, Lorraine Henning, Martha Mikolov, Katherine Warner, Henry Betlinski, Adam Zbilski, Catherine Schaul, Sophie Betlinski, Emily Gatzke Morris, Robert Hanlin (Later Spelled Hanlon), Henry Riluck (Later Spelled Rollick), Possibly Paul Rossmann, Teddy Rogos, Teacher, Eleanor Ruesch Sonne. Seated in 1st Row, (left to right): Walter Betlinski, Ruth Mueller, James Kern, Caroline Krueger. Seated in 2nd Row, (left to right): Harold Schuler, Marion Schaul, Eleanor Schroeder, Catherine Kern. Seated in 3rd Row, (left to right): Leonard Schroeder, Kenneth Newman, Stanley Schroeder, a Hartnett, Paul Gabriel.

Sharp Corner School Classroom, 1931

The Sharp Corner School Class Portrait. Walter Rath is shown in the first row, third from right. All others are not identified. Sharp Corner School was located at 9301 Gross Point Road.

Lincoln School Class, 1942

Top Row, (left to right): John Kokum, Sandra Goss, Myra Schuett, Alyson Ash, Bill Guenther, Norma Lange, Howard C. Suckow, Lorraine -. Second Row from Top, (left to right): Delores Mohrbacker, unidentified, Bob Force, Edward Sell, Lorraine Shade, Murial Henrickson, Beverly Kuhn, unidentified.  Third Row from Top, (left to right): Arlene Ruesch, Genny Rochow, George Lund, Carole Anderson, unidentified, Louis Kerely, unidentified, Elaine Hoppe. Fourth Row from Top (left to right): Warren Redick, Kenny Stezskol, Richard Swanson, unidentified, Roger Legren, Sidney Maier, unidentified, Jack Suydam, Nickolas Henricci, unidentified, unidentified, Louis Hienigger. Fifth Row from Top (left to right): Teacher, Mrs. Frapier and Teacher Unidentified,Mary Janet Guenther, Janet McClearly, unidentified, Renee Hain, Delores Hawkinson, unidentified, Patty Price, Norma Jean, Bruce Cook, Beryl Schwabe, Charmaign Nuetz; Sixth Row rrom Top, (left to right): unidentified, Marrin Struck, unidentified, Roy Baumann, Evelyn Kanti, Vito Colano, Carole Kutz, Howard Haynie, Shirley Kutz, Dennis Bornath, Jene Ruesch, Maurice Ross.

Niles Township High School West Division Building, 1970

The Niles West High School is located at 5701 Oakton Street.

Niles Township High School North Division Building, 1980s

The Niles North High School is located at 9800 Laramie Avenue.

Oakview School Building, 1985

The Oakview School was located at 8000 East Prairie Road. The name was changed to McCracken Middle School.

St. Lambert's Catholic School Building, 1985

The St. Lambert's Catholic School building was located at 8141 Kedvale Street.

Old Orchard Junior High School Building, 1985

The Old Orchard Junior High School building is located at 9300 Kenton.

Madison School Building, 1985

The Madison School building is located at 5100 Madison.

John Middleton Elementary School, 1985

The John Middleton Elementary School building is located at 8300 St. Louis Avenue.

Cleveland School Building, 1986

The Cleveland School building was located at 8145 Kildare.

Cleveland School Building, 1986

The Cleveland School building was located at 8145 Kildare.

St. Paul's Lutheran School Building, 1987

The St. Paul's Lutheran School building is located at 5201 Galitz Street.

Thomas A. Edison School Building, 1987

The Thomas A. Edison School building is located at 8200 Gross Point Road.

Devonshire Elementary School Building, 1987

The Devonshire Elementary School building is located at 9040 Kostner Avenue.

Jane Stenson School, 1987

The Jane Stenson School building is located at 9201 Lockwood Avenue.

Solomon Schechter Day School Building, 1987

The Solomon Schechter Day School building is located at 9301 Gross Point Road. This building was formerly the Sharp Corner School.

Fairview School North Building, 1987

The Fairview School North building was located at 5201 Howard Street. The present site of the Cheder Lubavitch Hebrew Day School.

Kenton School Building, 1987

The Kenton School building was located on 4812 Main Street.

Highland School, 1987

The Highland School building is located at 9700 Crawford Avenue.

Lincoln Junior High School Building, 1987

The Lincoln Junior High School building is located at 7839 Lincoln Avenue.

East Prairie School Building, 1987

The East Prairie School building is located at 3907 Dobson.

Niles East High School Assembly Hall Entrance, 1993

The Niles East High School building was located at 7701 Lincoln Avenue.

Niles East High School "Trojan" Mascot Wall Painting, 1993

The Niles East High School building was located at 7701 Lincoln Avenue.

Niles East High School Gymnasium Floor "N", 1993

The Niles East High School building was located at 7701 Lincoln Avenue.

Niles East High School Gymnasium Floor "Trojan", 1993

The Niles East High School building was located at 7701 Lincoln Avenue.

Niles East High School Building, 1993

The Niles East High School building was located at 7701 Lincoln Avenue.

Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School, 1995

The Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School building is located at 7120 Laramie Street.

Arie Crown Hebrew Day School, 1996

The Arie Crown Hebrew Day School building is located at 4600 Main Street. The building was formerly the Kenton Primary School.

Engine House Silhouette at Lincoln School, 1996

The silhouette is found in the old gymnasium of Lincoln Junior High School which is located at 7839 Lincoln Avenue.

Niles Center Public School Silhouette at Lincoln School, 1996

The silhouette is found in the old gymnasium of Lincoln Junior High School which is located at 7839 Lincoln Avenue.

Henry Harms Silhouette at Lincoln School, 1996

The silhouette is found in the old gymnasium of Lincoln Junior High School which is located at 7839 Lincoln Avenue.

Skokie Swamp Silhouette at Lincoln School, 1996

The silhouette is found in the old gymnasium of Lincoln Junior High School which is located at 7839 Lincoln Avenue.

Oakton Street Silhouette at Lincoln School, 1996

The silhouette is found in the old gymnasium of Lincoln Junior High School which is located at 7839 Lincoln Avenue.

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