“Past Times”

  • Past Times — Spring 2012, Vol. 30, No. 4

    Past Times — Spring 2012, Vol. 30, No. 4

    A dream is realized By Kristine and Brian Dillon As many of you may know, the Berwyn Historical Society purchased a building in April 2011, for our permanent home. For those of you new to the BHS or Berwyn, we rented space in a basement of a church in north Berwyn for many years and […]

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  • Past Times — Winter 2011, Vol. 30, No. 3

    Past Times — Winter 2011, Vol. 30, No. 3

    The Craft of a Berwyn Tailor by Elinor Schoback Lynch — My father, Louis Schoback, was proprietor of a tailoring business at 2144 South Clarence Avenue in Berwyn from 1927 through 1948. I was just a year old when he leased a store and started the business in a recently built two-story building at 22nd […]

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  • Past Times — Fall 2010, Vol. 29, No. 2

    Past Times — Fall 2010, Vol. 29, No. 2

    Former Berwyn Resident, Veteran Honored A veteran of World War II and former Berwyn resident, who was killed along with several others in a military plane crash in Nebraska in 1943, was among those honored when a Nebraska village dedicated a marker in their memory in August. Sgt. William G. Williams was one of seventeen […]

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