“Past Times”

  • Past Times — Spring 1996, Vol. 17, No. 1

    Past Times — Spring 1996, Vol. 17, No. 1

    This issue includes: “Letter from the President”, “The Pathway to Knowledge: Over 100 Years of the Berwyn Public Library System”, “Spring Antique and Collectible Sale Announcement”, “Membership list”, “Society News” Download the Newsletter as PDF

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  • Past Times — Winter 2004, Vol. 25, No. 4

    Past Times — Winter 2004, Vol. 25, No. 4

    The Condors Baseball Team by LaVergne Novak — Excerpt: In the mid-1930s, a group of boys and girls were playing baseball in a field on the west side of Grove Avenue, north of the Illinois Central Railroad tracks. Some “big guys” came along and chased them off the field because they wanted to use it. […]

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  • Past Times — Summer 2004, Vol. 25, No. 2

    Past Times — Summer 2004, Vol. 25, No. 2

    Horse-Drawn Wagons, Trains, and Automobiles by John Humiston — Excerpt: South Berwyn streets were paved with macadam, mixed sizes of crushed stone firmly compacted and sometimes bound with asphalt or tar. Curbs were slabs of cut sandstone about four inches thick, two feet high, and five feet long embedded edgewise in the ground at the […]

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