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ROMEOVILLE HISTORY DRAWER CONTENTS –

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100 – Romeoville History Part 1

100.1: Article: The Metropolitan, 10-29-81. “Proposed national park through Romeoville gets nod.” 1 page. 1 copy. Tagged “Romeoville – Parks & Recreation”.

  • Abstract: Article discusses approval of a national park in Romeoville area.
    Keywords: Romeoville; National parks; Des Plaines; Illinois Route 7; Illinois & Michigan Corridor; Charles Percy (Senator); Ilede Cache; Isle de la Cache; Isle a la Cache; Upper Illinois Valley Association; Open Lands Project; Thronton, Edmund; Illinois Manufacuring Association

100.2: Packet:

100.2.A: Page: “Thorn Creek Audobon Society Bird List.” c.5-79. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Tagged “Romeoville – Parks & Recreation.”

    • Abstract: Lists birds found in woods in Romeoville area. Page 2 Lists wildflowers found on Romeoville area.
      Keywords: Birds; Birdwatching; Lake Shirley; Audobon Society; Witkowski, Connie; Witkowski, Lee; Gornstein, Helen; Struthers, Kit; Duke, Aura

100.2.B: Article: The Beacon-Sun, 7-11-84. “O’Hara Woods: a refuge for plants, animals.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article discusses history of O’Hara Woods and promotes resident use.
      Keywords: O’Hara Woods; Vondrak, Valerie (author); Romeoville; Palinfield; Mason, Barry; Caulk, Jim;
      Thorncreek Audobon Society; Nature Preserve; Day, David; Birdwatching
      ; Conservation

100.3: Article: The Metropolitan, 5-13-82. “Local Conservationists trying to save rare birds.” 1 page. 1 copy. Tagged “Romeoville – Parks & Recreation.”

    • Abstract: Article discusses rare birds in O’Hara Woods and efforts to provide a bird sanctuary for them.
      Keywords: Birds; Conservation; Romeoville; O’Hara Woods; Will County Environmental Conservation Alliance (WCECA); Lake Renwick; Plainfield; Chicago Gravel Association; Klick, Ken; Olsen, Jerrold; Bolingbrook


100.4: Article: The Metropolitan, 1-28-82. ‘Nightlife in Bolingbrook-Romeoville: A guide to our new – and old familiar – lounges and bars.” 1 11X17 page. 1 copy. Folded. Tagged “Romeoville – Parks & Recreation.”

    • Abstract: Article discusses local restaurants, bars, and lounges circa 1982.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Bolingbrook; Will County; Boughton Ridge; 10th Hole (restaurant); Clementine’s Pub (restaurant/bar); La Margarita (restaurant); Sundancers (restaurant/bar); Blue Fox (restaurant/bar); Touch of Class (restaurant/bar); Colonial Steak House (restaurant); Lost Acres (restaurant); The Apollo (restaurant); Turnabout II (restaurant/bar); Gonzo’s (restaurant/bar); Bolingbrook Yacht Club; Eickelman, Bruce; Eickelman, Mary Lou; Garrison, Ray; Arman, Tina; Richie, Bob; Jimmet; Elliot, Pat; Elliot, Bob; VFW Hall

100.5: Article: The Metropolitan, 5-6-82. “Romeo woods may be named state nature preserve.” 1 11X17 page. 1 copy. Folded. Tagged “Romeoville – Parks & Recreation.”

    • Abstract: Article discusses attempts to classify O’Hara Woods as a nature preserve.
      Keywords: Romeoville; O’Hara Woods; Illinois Nature Preserve Commission; Romeoville village board; Romeoville Recreation Department; Scharnagle, Tim; Packard, Steve; Nature Preserve

100.6: Book: “Romeoville Business Directory and Information Guide: Centennial Edition 1995.” 68 pages. 1 copy. Has Reference sticker, FD barcode and call number (977.3 ROM 1995).

    • Abstract: Local business and service directory for the Romeoville area, circa 1995. Page 7 has a capsule history of Romeoville.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Businesses; Public Services

100.7: Packet:

100.7.A: Calendar: “We Celebrate 100 Years With Prosperity 1895-1995.” Romeoville Area Historical Society. 26 pages. 3 copies. Stapled.



    • Abstract: 1995 Calendar. Has a list of Romeoville’s mayors since 1895 and historical information on local places and events on each page.
      Keywords: Calendar, Businesses; Public Services; Romeoville Area Historical Society; Mitchel Hotel and Store; Chicago-St. Louis Railroad; Startz, Anthony; Gleaner Hall; Phelps, Harriet; Weber, Art; Santa Fe Railroad; Alexander’s Farmhouse; Farrell, Mike; Bruce, Ebenezer; Bruce (family); Sprague School; Taylor School; Valley View

100.7.B: Pamphlet:”Fountaindale Historical Society.” 2004. 1 page. 3 copies. Folded.

    • Abstract: Brief history and membership application for the Fountaindale Historical Society.
      Keywords: Fountaindale Historical Society; Romeoville Historical Society

100A – History (manila folder)

100A.1: Book: Hrpcha, Mabel. “Romeoville Illinois.” Romeoville, IL: Romeoville Historical Society, 1998. 99 pages. 2 copies. Spiral bound.

    • Abstract: Book provides detailed descriptions of the people, places, and events relevant to a history of Romeoville. Prominent families and residents are profiled. Contains pictures.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Will County; Romeoville Historical Society; Hrpcha, Mabel (author); Illinois & Michigan Canal; Martin, Col. George; Boyer, Charles; Alton Railroad; Farrell (family name); Chicago Sanitary and Drainage Canal; 135th Street Canal Bridge; Electric Railroad; Santa Fe (railroad); Lockport-DuPage Farmer’s Elevator; Romeoville Quarries; Bruce Quarry; Santa Fe Quarry; Consumer (Garden); Boehme (family name); Bonkalski (family name); Hamann-Mitchell (family name); Keig (family name); Pounovich (family name); Kelz-Heeg-Schrader (family name); Startz-Wagner (family name); Wagner-Vogt (family name); Romeoville District Schools; Isle De La Cache; The Island; Ilede Cache; Rod and Gun Clubs; Altman (family name); Bogard (family name); Chilver (family name); Island Church (family name); Kubart/Kobart (family name); Lindstrom (family name); Murphy (family name); Robertson (family name); Wenberg (family name); Stanner (family name); Staudt (family name); Gleaner’s Hall; Civilian Conservation Corps; Oil Refinery; Eisenbrandt (family name); Fracaro (family name); Gossard (family name); Ulmanek-Nikiel (family name); High Road; Rairden Subdivision; Presidents; Willage Officials; Servicemen (World War II)

100A.2: Book: Hassert, Dorothy and Candace Hrpcha. “From One-Room Schools to District 365U: DuPage Township Will County, Illinois.” Romeoville, Il: Fountaindale Historical Society, 2006. 111 pages. 1 copy. Spiral Bound.

    • Abstract: Book describes the history of DuPage Township and the schools in the area from the 18th Century to 2006.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Will County; DuPage Township; Rural Schools; Valley View; Schools; Romeoville Area Historical Society; Fountaindale Historical Society; Hassert, Dorothy (author); Hrpcha, Candace (author); Old Hickory; Hillside; Districts 1 -11; Barber; Barber’s Corner; Chapman; Sprague-Phelps; Graves; Biggins; Williams; Lambert; Higgins; Burkhart; Little Red; Three Schools of Lockport Township; Valley View District 365U; Teachers’ names; School District 96; Board of Education elections; Principals

100A.3: Article: unknown, 3-5-87. “Village makes home landmark.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Paperclipped.

    • `Abstract: Article describes 1987 village board decision granting Phelps-Spangler home landmark status.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Village board; Phelps-Spangler; Townsend, Bradford; Tieman, Lyman; Romeoville Historical Society; Phelps Family Trust; Spesia, Douglas; Ordinances; Erickson, John; Strobbe, John; Spangler, Alice

100A.4: Article: The Metropolitan, 10-22-81. “Village of Romeoville issues PCB statement.” 1 page. 1 copy. Folded.

    • Abstract: Article discusses a 1981 village board decision to produce a statement decrying local industry use of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs).
      Keywords: Romeoville; PCBs; Polychlorinated Biphenyls; Environmental Protection Agency; Village board; Coast Guard; Commonwealth Edison (ComEd); Trippett, Howard; Indistry Assistance Office; Romeoville plant boiler 4; USEPA; GCA Corporation; General Motors; Sunohio Corporation; Will County Municipal League; O’Brien, George; Toxic waste; Chemicals

100A.5: Paper: “History of Romeoville.” Author unknown. C. 1988. 5 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

    • Abstract: Paper gives a brief account of the history of the village.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Des Plaines River, Jolliet, Louis; Joliet; Illinois and Michigan Canal; Potawatmoi; Alton Railroad Station; Blackstone, John; Stone City; Chicago Drainage Canal; Hamann, Louis; Startz, Peter; Farrell, Richard; Gleaners Hall; Markgraf, Albert; Murphy, Neil; Startz, Anthony; Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal; Illinois Route 53; Martinez, Laura; Union Oil; Hampton Park Terrace; Will County Electric Generating Station; Commonwealth Edison; ComEd; Romeoville Recreation District; Lake Shirley; Valley View; North View; St, Andrew The Apostle; Fountaindale Public Library; Park View; O’Hara, John

100A.6: Paper: “…was when the giant machine toppled over, killing 13 men.” Author unknown. Untitled. Undated. Note on top right corner says “Page 3 of 3.” 1 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector.

    • Abstract: Excerpt from a longer history of the area.
      Keywords: Illinois and Michigan Canal; Startz (family); Startz, Stephen, Sr.; fire department

100A.7: Book: Romeoville Historical Society. “Phelps-Spangler Homestead.” Romeoville, Il, c. 1986. 26 pages. 1 copy. Looseleaf, In plastic protector.

    • Abstract: Book gives an account of the history of the Phelps-Spangler Homestead and includes relevant documents about its preservation.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Strobbe, John; Elmer, Bob; Martin, Emmett; Pukula, Prudence; Tagle, Frank; Bernas, Nancy; Stoppenbach, Robert, Sr.; Phelps, Herbert R.; Alice Spangler; Alice Phelps; Harriet Sprague; Harriet Phelps; Alberta Cave; Alberta Phelps; Mary Grace Alderman; Mary Grace Phelps; Phelps-Spangler Homestead; Schneider, Robert; Sprague, Thomas; Frost, Leonard; Romeoville Historical Society; Krope, David; Beckley, Molly; Illinois Association of Historic Preservation Commissions; Dahlquist, Bruce; Upper Illinois Valley Association; O’Hara Woods; National Heritage Corridor; Veterans WoodsDavis, Jack; Hakey, Gladys; Brosnan, Gerald; DuPage Township; Austgen, James; Romeoville Chamber of Commerce; Rhoades, Shirley; Isle A La Chache; Fitzpatrick Estate;

100A.8: Booklet: “We Celebrate 100 Years With Prosperity, 1895-1995.” Romeoville Area Historical Society. 7 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

    • Abstract: This booklet is a collection of photocopied pages from item 100.7.A.
      Keywords: Romeoville Area Historical Society; Mitchel Hotel and Store; Chicago-St. Louis Railroad; Startz, Anthony; Gleaner Hall; Phelps, Harriet; Weber, Art; Santa Fe Railroad; Alexander’s Farmhouse; Farrell, Mike; Bruce, Ebenezer; Bruce (family); Sprague School; Taylor School; Valley View

100A.9: Map: “Romeoville, Illinois.” Distributed by the Greater Romeoville Chamber of Commerce & Industry. C. 2001. 1 copy. Folded.

    • Abstract: Map of the area with short promotional blurbs about local history, business, shopping, etc.
      Keywords: Map, Romeoville, Businesses

100A.10: Paper: “Romeoville – History Purchase and First Families.” Author unknown. Undated. 2 pages. 1 copy. In plastic protector (see also: 100A.6 in same folder)

    • Abstract: Excerpt from a longer history of the area.
      Keywords: Illinois and Michigan Canal; Startz (family); Startz, Stephen, Sr.; fire department; quarries; Bruce; Alton railroad; Sanitary District Canal; Startz, Stephen; Alexander (family); Eickelburger (family); Felps (family); Phelps (family); Willams (family); Chicago Joliet Railroad; Vogt, Jacob; Shields, Mary; Martin’s Landing; grain elevator

100A.11: Pamphlet: “Polish Genealogical Society of America.” PGSA, undated. 4 pages. 5 copies. Folded. Comes with envelopes and a second brochure. Bound with rubber band. *

    • Abstract: Promotional material and membership application for Polish Genealogical Society of America.
      Keywords: Polish Genealogical Society of America; Genealogy; List of Publications

100A.12: Packet:

100A.12.A: Paper (excerpt):Shaw, Fayette B. Untitled. Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, v. 30 (April 1937) p. 101. 1 page. 1 copy. Stapled.

      • Abstract: Describes a brief history of the incorporation and naming of Joliet and Romeoville.
        Keywords: Shaw, Fayette B.; Reed, Charles; McKee, James; Campbell, James B.; Demmond, Martin H.; Juliet; West Juliet; Joliet; Sac Trail; Romeo; Illinois State Historical Society; Will County

100A.12.B: Paper (excerpt): Jones, Dallas L. Untitled. Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, v. 47 (Autumn 1954). P. 261n. 1 page. 1 copy. Stapled.

      • Abstract: Footnote on this page describes Romeo and its relation to Juliet; i.e. both pages recount the naming of the two towns.
        Keywords: Juilet; Joliet; Romeoville; Romeo; names; Martineau; Jones, Dallas L.; Illinois State Historical Society

100A.12.C: Note: “Dear Carol…” 5-11-79. From “Judy” at the Burr Oak Library System (Reference Center c/o Joliet Public Library). 1 page. 1 copy. Stapled.

      • Abstract: A note from one librarian to another concerning a request for information on the naming of Joliet and Romeoville.
        Keywords: Juliet; Joliet; Romeoville; Romeo; Joliet Public Library

100A.13: Packet:

100A.13A: Article: Scan Magazine, 1/2-83. “Romeoville ESDA is Ready For Action.” Author Unknown. 2 pages. 1 copy. Clipped. In plastic protector.

      • Abstract: Article describes the formation and activities of the Romeoville Emergency Services and Disaster Agency. Article is from SCAN magazine, a publication dedicated to police scanners, CB radio, and shortwave radio.
        Keywords:
        Romeoville Emergency Services and Disaster Agency; ESDA; scanners; 1982 Flood; emergency services; volunteer organizations; radio; Greenan, Mike; Romeoville Fire Department; Romeoville Police Department; Romeoville Public Works; Will County ESDA; Illinois State Police Emergency Radio Network; Northern Illinois Fire Emergency Radio Network; Lockport ESDA; ESDA Mutual Aid; Romeoville Dive Team

100A.13B: Articles: Joliet Herald-News, undated. “8 years later, year-round school system running smoothly.” Includes 3 sub-articles from same issue: “45-15 plan changes lifestyle for families in Valley View”, “Administrators agree – the plan works”, and “Valley View school plan brings recognition, headaches”. 3 8X14 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

      • Abstract: Articles describe events and information about Valley View’s 45-15 plan, which implemented a 12-month school year. This year-round plan was the first successful plan of its kind in the US. Date of article is unknown.
        Keywords: Romeoville, Bolingbrook; Valley View; Valley View Unit School District; 45-15 plan; Alves, Tom; Vickers, Pat; Farr, Lynn; Stehlik, Barbara; Community Education Council; Brook View; Johnson, Robert; Kraft, Thomas; Wilson, Gary; Romeoville Recreation Center; Rutter, William; Lukancic; John; Sullivan, Pat (author); Hampton Park Subdivision; Gove, Jim; John Birch Society; Jensen, George; National Calendar Study Committee; Hermansen, Kenneth; Page, Patrick; Ogilvie, Richard; West View; District 211; Valley View Unit School District 365



100A.14: Article: The Metropolitan, 11-14-91. “Romeoville getting new congressman, new district.” 1 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector.

    • Abstract: Article describes formation of new Congressional district of which Romeoville became part in 1991.
      Keywords: Romeoville, Congressional district; Congressman; Congress; Oak Brook Terrace; Palos Hills; redistricting; gerrymandering; Fawell, Harris; Oak Park; Dupage county; Will county; Cook county; Mertz, Alan; Republicans; Democrats; Westbury, Stewart; Sangmeister, George; Ganschow, Chris; Russo, Marty

100A.15: Article: Illinois Municipal Review, 5-90. “Romeoville: A Sleepy Town Waking Up.” 2 pages. 1 copy. In plastic protector.

    • Abstract: Article from 1990 describes late-1980s development and expansion of Romeoville area.
      Keywords: Development boom; expansion; Lindquist, Linda; manufacturing; Weber Road; I-55; construction; Strobbe, John; real estate; AMLI Realty; Friedler, Eric; Windham Lakes Business Park; Carillon; Baarstad, Sherman; Bluff Trails; Ridgewood Business Park; Peat, Marwick, and Main; Super 1 hotel; Kehe Foods Distribution Center; McKesson Corporation; Essen Nutrition; Serenity Chapels; Falbo, Rich

100A.16: Article: The Metropolitan, 9-17-82. “ComEd seeks EPA permit to…” 1 page. 1 copy. Folded.

    • Abstract: Article describes ComEd’s attempt to dispose of PCB-laden mineral oil at its Romeoville plant, and the Romeoville village board’s reaction to the plan.
      Keywords: Commonwealth Edison; ComEd; Romeoville village board, Environmental Protection Agency; EPA; PCBs; Barnes, Robert; oil; toxic waste; chemicals; ESDA; Perry, John; hazardous materials; Hudson, Jeanne; Trippet, Howard; Baker, Barry

100A.17: Article: Romeoville Beacon, 12-20-78. “I Remember When…” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article describes the formation of the Fountaindale Public Library District.
      Keywords: Fountaindale; Fountaindale Public Library District; Romeoville Jaycees; Jaycee Library Committee; Romeoville village board; referendum; election; Beaconridge; Meisinger, Earl; Goodwin, Dorothy; Martinez, Vito; Frangella, John; Osborne, Leo; Hunt, Nancy; Wolfing, Jean; Bingle, James; Park View

100A.18: Article: The Metropolitan. 10-1-81. “EPA hearing Friday on Com Ed shipping PCBs here.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article describes the controversies surrounding a EPA hearing between ComEd and the Romeoville village board.
      Keywords: Commonwealth Edison; ComEd; PCBs; Romeoville High School; toxic waste; I-55; chemicals; pollution; Jones, Bob; Trippett, Howard; Hudson, Jeanne; Emler, Bob; Hemminger, Tom; Environmental Protection Agency; EPA



100A.19: Article: The Metropolitan. 10-29-81. “Romeoville, you did it! Com Ed won’t burn PCBs.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article describes local residents’ successful effort to block ComEd from burning PCBs in Romeoville.
      Keywords: Romeoville village board; Commonwealth Edison; ComEd; PCBs; toxic waste; chemicals; pollution; Environmental Protection Agency; EPA

100A.20: Article: The Romeoville Sun. 4-22-87. “Local log Cabin attracts county, local attention.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article describes a dispute over the ownership of a log cabin at the Isle A la Cache museum.
      Keywords: Log cabin, Isle A la Cache; Isle A la Cache Museum; Stramaglia, Laura (author); Strobbe, John; Regan, John; Regan, Ruth; V-Twin Riders; motorcycles; Carpenter, Jim; Romeoville Police Department; Barto, Anthony; Kavanaugh, Dick; “Moose”; Masters, Ed; Forest Preserve;

100A.21: Article: unknown newspaper, c. 12-84. “Twin Oaks destroyed.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article describes a fire that destroyed the Twin Oaks Carpet Center in 1984.
      Keywords: Twin Oaks; Twin Oaks Carpet Center; Stadelmeier, Al; Lockport; Bolingbrook; Romeoville; Plainfield; Fire Department; fire; Hahn, Charles

100A.22: Article: Chicago Sun-Times presents A Guide to Living in Greater Chicago, c. 1991. “Romeoville.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

    • Abstract: Article is part of a magazine promoting towns and cities in the Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois.
      Keywords: Sun-Times; Romeoville; I-55; Weber Road; Foster, Buddy; Isle a la Chache; Will County Forest Preserve; “Safety Town;” housing; schools; Meadows of Honey Tree; Romeoville High School; Argonne National Laboratory; transportation; travel; Chicago; statistics; demographics; Lewis University; Lewis Airport; Lockport

100A.23: Pamphlet: “Fountaindale Historical Society.” C. 1995. 1 page. 1 copy. Folded.

    • Abstract: Promotional material for the Fountaindale Historical Society.
      Keywords: Fountaindale Historical Society; Romeoville Historical Society;Kinder, Joyce; Frost, Mark; Bolingbrook Historical Society; Lemont Historical Society; Will County Historical Society; Fountaindale Library; DuPage Township

100A.24: Article: The Metropolitan, 12-31-81. “National historic park could link towns along canal.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article discusses proposals to link towns, parks, and local resources along the Illinois & Michigan Canal.
      Keywords: Romeoville, Lemont; Lockport; Illinois and Michigan Canal; Summit; LaSalle; Percy, Charles (Senator); Corcoran, Tom (congressman); National Park Service; Des Plaines River Valley; Illinois River Valley; Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal; Union Oil; McKinley Woods; Keepataw Preserve; Dellwood Park; preservation; conservation; Dixon, Alan (Senator); I & M Canal National Heritage Corridor Commission

100A.25: Article: The Metropolitan, 3-2-95. “Library created to fill area’s needs.” 1 page. 1 copy. *

    • Abstract: Article describes the formation of the Fountaindale Library District.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Dover Construction; Boilngbrook; Romeoville Jaycees; Lockport Township Library; Joliet Public Library; Beaconridge; referendum; unincorporated areas; Fountaindale; Martinez, Arnold; Frangella, John; Ennis, Eugene; Osborne, Leo; Wulfing, Jeanne; Hunt, Nancy; Meisinger, Earl; Martinez, Vito; Todd, Alex (author); Todd, Alex (Fountaindale library director)

100A.26: Article: The Metropolitan, 2-23-95. “Today’s Library vastly changed from 1970s one.” 1 page. 1 copy. *

    • Abstract: Article describes differences between Fountaindale Library in the 1970s and 1990s.
      Keywords: Fountaindale; Fountaindale Library; Anderson, Karen (author); Anderson, Karen (head librarian); Fountaindale Public Library District; library; library services

100A.27: Article: The Metropolitan, 1-26-95. “Fountaindale gushes history 25 years later.” 1 page. 1 copy. *

    • Abstract: Article describes Fountaindale’s 25th Anniversary celebration.
      Keywords: Fountaindale; Fountaindale Public Library District; 25th anniversary; Hopf, Jerrie Lea; Todd, Alex (library director); Newell, Ruth; Wenzel, Kristen

100A.28: Booklet: “Romeoville, Illinois: A Growing Community Filled With PRIDE!” c. 1995. 25 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

    • Abstract: 1995 promotional brochure for the town of Romeoville.
      Keywords: Romeoville; business; “Safety Town”; Greater Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce; Romeoville Economic Development Commission; population; demographics; Will County; Illinois and Michigan Canal; Department of Public Works; Romeoville Fire Department; Valley View Consolidated Unit District 365U; Lewis University; Joliet Junior College; Isle a Cache; Will County Forest Preserve

100A.29: Pamphlet: “Romeoville Historical Society: The Now “n” Then.” C. 1988. 1 page. 1 copy. Folded.

    • Abstract: Promotional mailer for the Romeoville Historical Society; mailer includes a brief historical timeline of Romeoville.
      Keywords: Romeoville Historical Society; Now ‘n’ Then; Illinois and Michigan Canal; Miller’s Barber Shop; fire; 1918 fire; Gleaner’s Hall; Okla Oil; refinery; Murphy, Neal; Civilian Conservation Corps; Startz, Tony; Connell; Heeg, Ed; Lockport Fire Department; Hampton Park; Kinder, Joyce; Frost, Mark; Will County Historical Society

100A.30: Newsletter: “The Now ‘n’ Then.” Romeoville Historical Society. 4-87. 3 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. *

    • Abstract: Newsletter of the Romeoville Historical Society. April 1987 issue – includes articles on the Phelps-Spangler Homestead, Genealogy talks at Fountaindale Library, Route 1, and the history of Will County (written in 1907 by W.W. Stevens). Newsletter is incomplete; seems to be missing its final page.
      Keywords: Now ‘n’ Then; Phelps-Spangler Homestead Landmark; Beckley, Molly; Hakey, Gladys; Glee Club; Nuclear waste management; Frost, Len; Romeoville Archives; Fountaindale Library; Erickson, John; Turck, Glenda; Turck, Ron; Strong, Willis; Strong, Lou; Pukula, Prudence; Romeoville Historical Society; Van Gelder, G.; Murphy, Ruth; Murphy, Neil; Schanstra, Ellen; Stadelmaier, Al; Stadelmaier, Carol; Route 1; Danville; Stevens, W.W.; Hawley, Pierce; Scott, Stephen J.; Scott, Willard; Stowell, Ralph; Blodgett, Israel P.; Strong, Robert; Dudley, John; Scarrett, Rev. Isaac; Boardman, Harry; Peet, Lester; Strong, A.M.; Black Hawk War; Barber, John; Westcott, Seth; Miller, John; Smith, William; Clarke, Timothy; Royce, Jonathan; Williams, Thomas; Boyer, C.E.; Godfrey, Austin; Swift, Shubel; Stewart, Peter; Warren, Hiram; Bessey, Joseph; Ward, Hannibal; Sprague, Thomas J.; Ingalls, Henry; Paxson, Amos C.; Robbins, James; Candy, Robert; Wentworth, Long John; Giddings, Josiah



100A.31: Map: “Lake Renwick Heron Rookery.” Forest Preserve District of Will County. C. 1992. 4 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. *

    • Abstract: General information and map describing the Lake Renwick Heron Rookery.
      Keywords: Rookery; Lake Renwick; birds; herons; Forest Preserve District of Will County; preservation; hunting; maps

100A.32: Article: The Romeoville Sun, 1-4-95. “Bountiful Hunting at Romeoville’s roots.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article describes a brief history of Romeoville.
      Keywords: Potowatamie; Native Americans; Joliet, Louis; Joliett, Louis; Marquette, Father Jacques; Illinois Michigan Canal; Romeo; Shakespeare; incorporation of town; Miller’s Barber Shop; settlers; agriculture; quarries; Chicago and Alton Railroad; Chicago Drainage Canal; fire; Startz, Peter; Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal; Romeoville Recreation District; Fountaindale Public Library District; Park View

100A.33: Article: The Metropolitan, 7-26-84. “16 dead: Devastation sweeps area as blasts rock refinery.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. *

    • Abstract: Article describes the 1984 Union 76 Refinery explosion that killed 16 people.
      Keywords: Romeoville Union 76; refinery explosion; accidents; Union Oil



200 – Romeoville Booklets

200.1: Book: “Romeoville Business Directory and Information Guide: Centennial Edition 1995.” 68 pages. 1 copy. Has Reference sticker, FD barcode and call number (977.3 ROM 1995). *

    • Abstract: Directory of area businesses and services, circa 1995.
      Keywords: Businesses; services; Greater Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce & Industry

200.2: Book: Romeoville Historical Society. “Phelps-Spangler Homestead.” Romeoville, Il, c. 1986. 26 pages. 1 copy. Looseleaf, In plastic protector. 2 copies. *

    • Abstract: Book gives an account of the history of the Phelps-Spangler Homestead and includes relevant documents about its preservation.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Strobbe, John; Elmer, Bob; Martin, Emmett; Pukula, Prudence; Tagle, Frank; Bernas, Nancy; Stoppenbach, Robert, Sr.; Phelps, Herbert R.; Alice Spangler; Alice Phelps; Harriet Sprague; Harriet Phelps; Alberta Cave; Alberta Phelps; Mary Grace Alderman; Mary Grace Phelps; Phelps-Spangler Homestead; Schneider, Robert; Sprague, Thomas; Frost, Leonard; Romeoville Historical Society; Krope, David; Beckley, Molly; Illinois Association of Historic Preservation Commissions; Dahlquist, Bruce; Upper Illinois Valley Association; O’Hara Woods; National Heritage Corridor; Veterans WoodsDavis, Jack; Hakey, Gladys; Brosnan, Gerald; DuPage Township; Austgen, James; Romeoville Chamber of Commerce; Rhoades, Shirley; Isle A La Chache; Fitzpatrick Estate;

300 – Romeoville History Part 2

300A – Indian Bones 1986 (manila folder)

300A.1: Paper: “Romeoville – History Purchase and First Families.” Author unknown. Undated. 2 pages. 1 copy. In plastic protector (see also: 100A.6)

    • Abstract: Excerpt from a longer history of the area.
      Keywords: Illinois and Michigan Canal; Startz (family); Startz, Stephen, Sr.; fire department; quarries; Bruce; Alton railroad; Sanitary District Canal; Startz, Stephen; Alexander (family); Eickelburger (family); Felps (family); Phelps (family); Willams (family); Chicago Joliet Railroad; Vogt, Jacob; Shields, Mary; Martin’s Landing; grain elevator

300A.2: Map: “Du Page. T.37N.-R.10E.” From “Platt Book 1963.” 1 page. 1 copy. *

    • Abstract: Map shows land ownership in the Area circa 1963.
      Keywords: Plat book; land; families; DuPage; Romeoville families

300A.3: Page: “From 1892 to 1900, more digging occurred…” Undated. Author unknown. 1 page. 1 copy. Probably part of a larger document. *

    • Abstract: Part of a larger history of the area.
      Keywords: Chicago Drainage Canal; Illinois & Michigan Canal; John Miller’s Barber Shop; Hamann, Louis; Startz, Peter; fire; Farrell, Richard; Gleaner’s Hall; Markgraf, Albert; Murphy, Neil; tartz, Anthony; Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal; census figures; Hampton Park; Alexander Construction Company; Union Oil

300A.4: Pamphlet: “History of Romeoville.” Fountaindale Historical Society, 4-04. 1 page. 1 copy. Folded. *

    • Abstract: Pamphlet lists a brief timeline of Romeoville.
      Keywords: Cook County; Will County; Romeo; First Presbyterian Church of DuPage; Illinois & Michigan Canal; Gulf Mobil & Ohio Railroad; Old Hickory; Lockport-DuPage Grain Elevator; Santa Fe Railroad; street car; fire; Gleaner’s Hall; Oklahoma Oil Company; Union Oil; Route 53; White Fence Farm; Murphy, Neal; Murphy, Neil; Lewis University; Civilian Conservation Corps; CCC; Startz, Anthony; Startz, Tony; Heeg, Ed; Hampton Park; Valley View; Park View; Lockport West High (District 205); Northview School; 45/15; year-round school year; Fountaindale; Old Chicago; Isle a la Chache; Carillon; Joliet Junior College

300A.5: Article: Joliet Herald News, 11-24-86. “Did dig uncover area’s early residents?” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

    • Abstract: Article describes the discovery of a Native American burial ground in Romeoville.
      Keywords: Reiher, Nick (author); Cherokee; Native Americans; American Indians; Isle a la Cache; Isle a la Cache Museum; MacRae, Jack; bones; Bankroff, Barry; Ferguson, Bill; Aultz, Steve; Will County Forest Preserve; Oakwood Cemetary; Kubinski, Len; Field Museum of Natural History; Pickering, Robert

300A.6: Article: unknown newspaper, c. 1986. “A piece of history.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Picture of bones found at the site in Romeoville where Indian burial ground was discovered in 1986, along with caption.
      Keywords: Bones; Isle a la Cache Museum; Will County Forest Preserve; Field Museum of Natural History; American Indians; Native Americans

300A.7: Article: The Metropolitan, 8-20-87. “Bones date.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article describes finding a date for the bones discovered at a Romeoville site in 1986.
      Keywords: Anthropology; Bankroff, Barry; Pickering, Robert; Fild Museum of Natural History; Carbon-14 dating; Woodland period; Romeoville board of trustees

300.1: Article: The Metropolitan, 6-2-84. “Reminiscenses recall creativity of our community.” 1 page. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Article describes some of the efforts of former school superintendent Ken Hermansen in improving Romeoville-area schools.
      Keywords: Hermansen, Ken; Valley View; Chilvers, Donna; King, Irene; Ridge View School; Ward, Eileen; Ward, Bernard; Hassert, George; Cook County School District #1; Colonial Village; Westbury; Hampton Park; school board; board of trustees; 45/15; year-round school year

300.2: Page: “Romeoville Post Office.” Undated. 1 page. 1 copy. Page describes history of RV post office.

    • Abstract: Transcribed piece of a history of the Romeoville Post Office. Note says “Above was taken from a newspaper article found in the scrapbook of Mabel Hrpcha.”
      Keywords: Romeoville Post Office; Blacksone, John; Old Spring House; Romeo; Van Horn, C.C.; Illinois & Michigan Canal; Will County

300.3: Page: Romeoville Historical Society newsletter, page 7. c. 4-87. 1 page. 1 copy. Part of a newsletter, rest of newsletter missing. Includes reprint of an article from The Beacon, “Rawson, Schumann, Balek win Romeoville Elections,” 4-14-63.

    • Abstract: Page from newsletter reprints 1963 article describing recent trustee election in Romeoville. Article lists election results according to candidate name and precinct.
      Keywords: Rawson, Lee; Argonne; Romeoville Village Trustees; elections; Schumann, Walter; Balek, Louise; Levesque, Marcel; Hampton Park; election results

300.4: Paper: “Indians.” Unknown author. Undated. 3 pages. 1 copy. In plastic protector. Paperclipped.

    • Abstract: Paper describes the history of local Native American tribes.
      Keywords: Algonquins; Mascutins; Sacs; Faxes; Pattowattamies; Illinois; Mohawks; Oneidas; Onandagas; Cayugas; Senecas; Dacotah; Sioux; Indians; Native Americans; American Indians; Will County; Saulk Trail; Adair, James; Walker, Rev. Jesse; DesPlaines Mission; Plainfield; Chief Shabbona; Ottowa

300.5: Packet:

300.5.A: Article: Joliet Herald-News, 12-16-90. “Fitzpatrick House getting its old look.” 1 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector.

    • Abstract: Article describes renovation of Fitzpatrick House along Route 53.
      Keywords: La Russa, Christina (author); Lockport; Fitzpatrick House; Route 53; Dyson, Carol; Illinois Historic Preservation Society; Pasch and Sons Construction; Gaylord Building; Illinois Department of Transportation; Illinois & Michigan Canal; Patrick Fitzpatrick;; Lewi University; Guardian Angels Home; Material Service Corp.; Sangmeister, George; Dunn, Tom; Wennlund, Larry; Davis, Jack

300.5.B: Pamphlet: “Welcome to Romeoville: a progressive community.” c. 1978. 2 pages. 1 copy. Folded. In plastic protector.

    • Abstract: Promotional pamphlet from 1978. Includes “A Brief History of Romeoville.”
      Keywords: Board of trustees; Municipal Building; Plan Commission; Police and Fire Board; Police Pension Board; Zoning Board of Appeals; Recreation Commission; Joliett, Louis; Jesuit missionaries; Marquette, Jacques; Illinois & Michigan Canal; Potowatami; Romeo; Juliet; Rairdon’s Subdivision; Alton Railroad Station; Blackstone, John; Stone City; quarries; Chicago Drainage Canal; John Miller’s Barber Shop; Hamann, Louis

300.6: Map: “Village of Romeoville Proposed Land Use Plan.” Undated. Author unknown. 1 page. 1 copy. Folded. In plastic protector.

    • Abstract: Map shows proposed use of land.
      Keywords: Maps; land use; landowners; residential; manufacturing; recreation; roads; interchange

300.7: Booklet: “Romeoville History” (on cover)/”History of Romeoville” (inside). Undated. 4 pages. 1 copy. In manila folder. Stapled. Contains document previously described (100A.5)

    • Abstract: see 100A.5
      Keywords: see 100A.5

300.8: Paper: “Illinois American Guide Series.” Author unknown. Undated. 14 pages. 1 copy.

    • Abstract: Paper describes events in the history of Romeoville along with relevant statistics.
      Keywords: Illinois American Guide; Des Plaines River; Romeo; Juilet; incorporation; Adlai Stevenson Expressway; I-55; population; Butterfly Dam; Patowatamie; Potowatami; fur trading; land values; John Miller’s Barber Shop; Miller, John; Fairell; Thomas; Hamann, Lewis; Hamann, Louis; Miller, William; Higins, D.F.; Egan, William; Hunter, Edward; Hogan; John S.C.; plotting; ACT Co. Tall Station; phone service; Illinois; village; Stone City; limestone; DuPage; Fountaindale; Will County; Murphy, Neal; Murphy, Neil; fire department

300.9: Map: “Village of Romeoville Zoning Map.” 3-23-88. 1 page. Folded. *

    • Abstract: Map shows zoning in area.
      Keywords: Zoning; maps; agriculture; residents; estates; families; mobile homes; shopping; roads; manufacturing; development

300.10: Article: Living in Greater Chicago Buyers and Renters Guide 1995 Edition. “Romeoville.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. *

    • Abstract: Article gives basic statistics about Romeoville circa 1995.
      Keywords: Romeoville; Chicago; Anderson, Greg; Isle a la Cache; Will County Forest Preserve; I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor; Valley View; Romeoville High School; transportation; airports; statistics; population; home values

300.11: Packet:

300.11.A: Article: The Metropolitan, 7-21-83. “A chat with former mayor O’Hara: perspective on Romeoville history.” 1 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector.

    • Abstract: Article describes insights gained from an interview with former mayor Jack O’Hara.
      Keywords: O’Hara, Jack; Murphy, Neil; Murphy, Neal; O’Hara Woods; Illinois Nature Preserve; Hampton Park; Valley View; Park View; Robert C. Hill; Hill, Robert C.; Hermansen, Ken; West View; referendum; mayors; Marquette Industrial Park; villages; board of trustees; Grabow, Harold; Alexander

300.11.B: Page: “O’Hara Woods History.” 5-22-91. 1 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector. Note: “…by phone conversation with Dorothy Hassert of the Romeoville Historical Society, from an oral history recorded by Maabel Shephard.”

    • Abstract: Page describes the history of the O’Hara Woods area.
      Keywords: Alexander Woods; Williams, Thomas; Potowatamie; Potowotami; Potowattamie; Native Americans; American Indians; Sutton House; Spangler House; Alexander, John; Route 53; Resurrection Cemetery; O’Hara, Jack; Illinois CORE; Hassert, Dorothy; Romeoville Historical Society; Maabel Shephard

300.12: Promotional packet: “Romeoville: Land of Endless Opportunities.” c. 1999. Contains: *

300.12.A: Pamphlet: “Romeoville: The Land of Endless Opportunity” newsletter. 1 page. 1 copy. Folded.

    • Abstract: Pamphlet describes recent developments in Romeoville, circa 1999.
      Keywords: development; mayor; Gorte, Paul; urban Planning; Dewald, Fred; Draudt, Wayne; Pukula, Prudence; Village Board; Board of Trustees; Palmiter, Linda; Veselsky, Dennis; Duffels, Marty; Spandonidis, Steve; Weinrick, Thomas, Sr.; McCartan, Edward; Andersen, Brian; Botarelli, Bruno; Connor, Roger; Dasse, Tom; Jensen, Warren; Johnson, Dave; Ladas, Nicki; Lawson, Chris; McDermott, Ron; Mennenga, Susan; Sanfilippo, Linda; VanWinkle, David; Madsen, Kevin; Y2K; Petro, Leah; Castelluccio, Joe

300.12.B: Booklet: “Romeoville, Illinois.” 44 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

    • Abstract: Promotional material for the Romeoville area, circa 1999.
      Keywords: businesses; services; Chamber of Commerce

+13: Booklet: “Tenth Annual State of the Village Address.” 2-1-00. Romeoville Chamber of Commerce and the Economic Development Commission.

+14: Packet: *

+A: Map: “DuPage Township” c. 1873. 1 8X14 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector.

+B: Map: “State of Illinois, Will County.” c. 1900. 1 8X14 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector. Detail of larger map.

+15: Article: The Romeoville Beacon Sun, 12/29/82. “Top stories of the year reviewed.” 1 page. 1 copy.*

+16: Article: The Metropolitan, 10-8-81. “Protestors outnumber Com Ed at PCB hearing.” 1 page. 1 copy. *

+17: Article: The Metropolitan, 10-15-81. “Irate citizens storm village hall over PCBs last week…but calm down by Tuesday night.” 1 page. 1 copy. *

+18: Page: Deed? Copy of record signed by Eugene Haller. 8-9-1965. 1 8X14 page. 1 copy. Note: uncertain what this document pertains to. *

+19: Map: “T.37N. DuPage R.10E.” From “Platt Book,” 1963. 1 page. 1 copy. Note: map may date to 1920. Note: map shows land ownership. *

+20: Article: The Romeoville Beacon, 11-28-79. “Valley View Board drops 45-15.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. *

+21: Article: Illinois Municipal Review, 5-90. Unititled (excerpt). 1 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector. *

+22: Packet:

+A: “Village of Romeoville Mayor’s Council for Economic Development: Community Services and Faculty”

+B: “ “ “ : Residential Opportunities”

+C: “ “ “: Transportation”

+D: “ “ “: Industrial Opportunities.” 4 pages. 1 copy. All In plastic protectors. Paperclipped.

+23: Article: The Beacon-Sun, 7-11-84. “O’Hara Woods: a refuge for plants, animals.” 1 11X17 page. 1 copy. Folded.

+24: Article: The Metropolitan, 4-4-91. “’Lemont’s’ tornado last week started in Romeoville.” Includes sub-article: “RHS takes first hit of tornado; $200,000 in damages.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+25: Article: The Metropolitan, 6-3-82. “Nature Preserve status offered to O’Hara Woods.” 1 page. 1 copy.

+26: Map: “Drainage Map.” Undated. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: Map is of Will county. Contains detail of Joliet. Map shows land ownership.

+27: Public Notice: “Total Coliform in Drinking Water Exceeds Limit.” c. 1-01. 1 page. 1 copy. Note: contains Reference sticker.

+28: Article: The Romeoville Sun, 1-4-95. “Bountiful Hunting at Romeoville’s roots.” 1 page. 1 copy. * Note: contains previously described item.

+29: Article: The Romeoville Sun, 3-11-87. “Spangler Home, outbuildings named historical landmarks.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+30: Article: The Romeoville Sun, 1-10-96. “How Schools Got Their Names.” 4 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+31: Booklet: “Village of Romeoville 2004 Annual Report.” 4 pages. 1 copy. Folded.

5 – Will County Directory

A – Forest Preserve (Will Co.) (manila folder)

+1: Booklet: “Forest Preserve District of Will County. 2001: A Year of Progress.” 18 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+2: Booklet: “Environmental Leraning Center: Professional Development Opportunities Fall 1996: September – December.” 4 pages. 1 copy. Folded.

+3: Map: “Map and Guide to the Forest Preserve District of Will County.” 1-05. 1 copy. Folded.

+4: Newsletter: “Forest Preserve Citizen.” Vol. 20, No. 2. Spring 2002. 12 pages. Folded.

+5: Article: Penny Saver, 6-14-83. “Lockport: Settlement of Lockport.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Folded.

+6: Paper: “DuPage Township: Past and Present of Will County.” WW Stevens. 1907. 5 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: part of a newsletter, photocopied. Note: contains previously described item.

+7: Booklet: “Incidents from Will County Re-Told.” Published by the Will County Historical Society. 9-77. 7 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+8: Booklet: “The Trail of the Potawatomi.” William Schofield. 1967. Re-published by the Will County Historical Society. 1978. 16 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+9: Booklet: The Brown Family Who Helped to Settle Jackson Township.” Dorothy Brown. 1977. Published by the Will County Historical Society. 6 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+10: Booklet: “A Quartet of Will County Libraries.” Published by the Will County Historical Society. 6-77. 13 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+11: Booklet: “They Tried to Keep Our Country Free.” Published by the Will County Historical Society. 11-77. 20 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+12: Booklet: “The Will County Building, 1969.” c. 1992. 13 pages. 1 copy. Spiral bound.

+13: Booklet: “Will County Directory 2001-2002.” 90 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: contains reference sticker.

+14: Pamphlet: “Educational Program Guide: A Guide to Teachers and Youth Group Leaders, January – July 1998.” Published by the Forest Preserve of Will County. 1 copy. Stapled/folded.

+15. Pamphlet: “Recreational Program Guide, September – October 1997.” Published by the Forest Preserve District of Will County.” 1 copy. Stapled/folded.

+16: Map: “National Forest Wildernesses and Primitive Areas.” 1982. 1 copy. Folded. *

+17: Map/Pamphlet: “Your Guide to the Forest Preserves.” Forest Preserve District of Will County. 1-90. 1 copy. Folded. Note: includes map of the Forest Preserve of Will County.

+18: Newsletter: “Forest Preserve Citizen.” Vol. 23, No. 1.Winter 2005. 12 pages. Folded.

+19: Newsletter: “Forest Preserve Citizen.” Vol. 23, No. 4. Fall 2005. 12 pages. Folded.

+20: Map: “Forsythe Woods.” Undated. Provided by the Forest Preserve of Will County. 1 page. 19 copies. Note: comes with a letter from the Forest Preserve. Note: Maps are intended to be giveaways.

B Will County Directory (manila folder)

+1: Booklet: “Will County Directory 2001-2002.” 90 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: contains reference sticker. Note: repeat entry.

+2: Pamphlet: “Will County Programs.” Cooperative Extension Service, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, undated. 1 8X14 page. 1 copy. Folded.

+3: Pamphlet: “Will County Adult Detention Facility: Correctional Officer Profession.” 1 page. 1 copy. Folded.

C – Will County History (manila folder)

+1: Paper: “Will County, Illinois.” 4 pages. 1 copy.

+2: Page: “Lockport Township.” 1 page. 1 copy. Note: looks like it was part of some larger document.

+3: Paper: “Environmental Assesssment for Lake Michigan Diversion Navigation Makeup in Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties, Illinois and Lake County, Indiana.” 50+ pages. 1 copy. Note: Housed in manila envelope. Note: Comes with a note from the Department of the Army, Chicago District, Corps of Engineers addressing “Dear Reference Librarian.” Note advises Librarian to retain document for public review.



6 – Lockport Limestone

+1: Excerpt: From unknown book (“History of Cook County/History of Lemont”?): “The Lemont Quarries.” c. 1884. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: Contains Reference sticker on both pages. Note: author may be “A.T. Andreas.”

+2: Excerpt: From The Illinois & Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor: A Guide to its History and Sources. Conzen, M and Kay Carr, Eds. Dekalb, Il: NIU Press, 1988. 12 pages. 1 copy. Note: Contains reference sticker. From book no longer on reference shelf (call # REF 977.35 ILL).

+3: Excerpt: From History of Will County, Illinois of 1878. Published by Will Co. Bicentennial Committee, 1973. 1 page. 2 copies. Stapled. Note: Contains reference sticker. From book no longer on reference shelf (call # REF 977.325 HIS)

+4: Excerpt: From Joliet-Lemont Limestone. Michael, Vincent L. and Deborah J Slaton, eds. Chicago: Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois, 1988. 30 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Paperclipped. Note: Contains reference sticker. Note: May be entire book. Photocopied.

+5: Excerpt: From History of Will County. Author unknown. “Charles Boyer.” Wm LeBaron, Jr. and Co. Chicago, 1878. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: Contains reference sticker.

+6: Excerpt: From History of Will County. Author Unknown. “The stone quarries in and around Lockport are quite an important branch…” Wm. LeBaron, Jr. and Co.. Chicago, 1878. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: Contains reference sticker. Note: 1st page contains information on quarries, the 2nd on Isaac Nobes, proprietor of the quarries, as well as other biographical sketches. 1st page: p. 436; 2nd page: p. 742.

+7: Excerpt: From Bank of Lockport. Lockport, Illinois: a Collective Heritage, 1980. P.4-5. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: contains reference sticker.



7 – Romeoville Services and Organizations

+1: Article: Joliet Herald-News Online, 1-11-04. “Romeoville to transport shoppers.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+2 Page: “Village of Romeoville.” 4-28-00. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: lists mayor, trustees and members of Romeoville legislature as of 2000.

+3: Page: “Services available in Romeoville.” Undated. 1 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector. Note: lists Copier, fax, laminating, and notary public services in Romeoville.

+4: Promotional packet: “Romeoville: Land of Endless Opportunities.” c. 2004. Contains: *

+A: Pamphlet: “Village of Romeoville: Mayor’s Corner.” C. 2004. 1 page. 1 copy. Folded.

+B: Pages on: Residential Developments, Government Services, Education, etc.

+5: Booklet: “Romeoville, Illinois.” C. 1999. 44 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: Item previously described. *

+6: Booklet: “Romeoville, Illinois.” C. 2002. 29 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+7: Booklet: “Not-for Profit Organizations: Romeoville, Illinoi 60446.” 9-23-00. 7 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+8: Booklet: “Village of Romeoville, Illinois: Community with Pride.” C. 2004. 44 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: Contains reference sticker.

+9: Booklet: “Community Asistance.” From Dpvaswiki. 8-28-10. 13 pages. 1 copy. Paperclipped. Note: printed from DPV’s wiki page.



8 – Romeoville Statistics

A – Romeoville Stats (manila folder)

+1: Newspaper. Daily Southtown, 5-18-01. 4 pages. 1 copy. Folded. Note: “State-Region” section of newspaper only.

+2: Folder: “Romeoville.” Empty. Undated. 1 copy. *

+3: Newsletter: “dateline ROMEOVILLE.” Undated. 3 pages. 1 copy. Paperclipped. Photocopied.

+4: Packet:

+A: Report: “Valley View Referendum: Tax Increase Costs for Romeoville Homes Recently Sold.” 3-13-92. 7 pages. 1 copy. In plastic protector. Note: contains reference sticker.

+B: Report: “Examples of Assessed Valuation of Homes in Various Dupage Township Subdivisions: Romeoville – What Referendum Will Add to Tax Bill.” 1-29-92. 4 pages. 1 copy. In plastic protector. Note: contains reference sticker.”

+5: Packet:

+A: Report: “3 Year Natality Report: Community of Romeoville.” 2-13-96. 3 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+B: Report: “Community of Romeoville: 3 year Mortality Report.” 1990-1992. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: “All Ethnicities – Numbers”

+C: Report: “Community of Romeoville: 3 Year Mortality Report.” 1980-1982. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

Note: “All Ethnicities- Numbers”

+D: Report: “Community of Romeoville: 3 Year Natality Report.” 1980-1982. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

Note: “All Ethnicities – Percents and Rates.”

+E: Business Card: “Gary Morgan: Vital Statistician, Illinois Center for Health Statistics.” Illinoi Dept. of Public Health. 1 copy. Paperclipped.

+5: Document: United States Department of Commerce: Bureau of the Census.” 1-3-92. 2 pages, 1 copy. Stapled. In plastic protector. Note: From Barbara Everitt Bryant, Director of Census Bureau, revising 1990 census numbers for Romeoville.

+6: Excerpts: From Will County Marketing Directory – 1992-1993. P. 29-36. Each page in plastic protector. Photocopied. Paperclipped.

+7: Report: “Village of Romeoville Annual Budget: May 1, 1990 – April 30, 1991.” 10 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: contain coll number in pencil on upper right hand corner. *

+8: Report: “Romeoville Community Swap, May 1995.” University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service; Romeoville Economic Development Commission. 6 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+9: Report: “Housing.” C. 1991. University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service. 9 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: contains information on housing prices, taxes, etc., compared with community of Morris, Illinois.

+10: Report: “1990 Key Demographics: Morris and Romeoville Comparison.” Census of Population and Housing, US Bureau of the Census. 9 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+11: Pamphlet: “Romeoville: The Land of Endless Opportunity.” 1-03. 1 11X17 page. 1 copy. Folded. *

+12: Article: Living, Greater Chicago Buyers and Renters Guide 1999-2000 Edition. “Romeoville.” 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. *

+13: Report: Untitled. Undated. 1 page. 1 copy. In plastic protector. Note: document lists population in demographic terms according to race. Note: most likely part of larger document. *

+14: Report: “Village of Romeoville Development Update: A summary of Retail and Business Development Coming Soon to Romeoville.” C. 2004? 4 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+15. Report: “Romeoville Census 2000.” C. 2003. 4 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+16: Page: “Romeoville – Population Figure Update. April 14, 2010.” 1 page. 1 copy.

+17: Report: “Table DP-1. Profile of General Demographic Characteristics for Romeoville village, Illinois.” US Census Bureau, Special Census. Revised 5-21-04. 2 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.

+18: Report: “Village of Romeoville: Community With Pride.” 19 pages. 1 copy. Stapled. Note: report contains general information about Romeoville, ie. Land use, wages, demographics. Etc. Source is 2003 Census info.



+19: Powerpoint: “Romeoville Chamber of Commerce Annual State of the Village Address.” 23 pages. 1 copy. Stapled.



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