The home of memories and images of Carpentersville and the surrounding area from days gone by.
A big Thank You to all that have donated so far !!
The Dundee Township Historical Society is look for something...
"I am looking for any dates, photos or memories from the East Dundee North River Street property
that was once known as Dantes Inferno (nightclub) & later as El Niagaras Restaurant until it burned
down approximately 25 - 30 years ago. Thank you, Tony"
Please contact me If you have anything to share.
Check Out The Photo Galleries...
- 1973 - 1974 Crown High Student Guide
- Crown High 1973 Commencement Program
- Crown High 1975 Commencement Program
- Irving Crown High Yearbooks Online
- Cardunal Free Press Student Art Ads 1972
- Various Images 1
- Various Images 2
- Hangin Out In C'ville
- Irving Crown Imperials
- Irving Crown High School
- Crown High Memories from 1974 and 1975
- More Carpentersville Memories from the 60's and 70's
- Some images of family and friends, then, and now
Do you remember...
- New Photos of the Meadowdale Raceway - Thanks Philip Aleo !!!
- Crown High Class of 71 Reunion - All Crown Alumni Invited !!!
- The new Announements and Reunions Page !!
- You Might Be From Carpentersville If: #46 - Thanks Candy !!
- New Question and Answers !!
- More About the Hoot Toot & Whistle - Thanks Mike !!
- Two New Class Photos from Oak Ridge 1960 and 1961 - Thanks Debbie !!
- Lots of Local Chicago Bands from the 60's and 70's compliments of YouTube !!
- Lots of Teen Idols from the 60's and 70's compliments of YouTube !!
- The Carpentersville Helping Hand, remember this? - Thanks Jackie !!
- Hickory Hill 2nd Grade Class of 1961 - Thanks Jackie !!
- In Memory of Alexis Keech, Crown High School class of 76
- In Memory of Cynthia Groh - Hudik, Crown High School class of 81
- In Memory of John Wilkins, Crown High School class of 75
- In Memory of Gabrielle Keech, Crown High School class of 78
- In Memory of Gene Cavaletto, Crown High School class of 76
- In Memory of John McCafferty, Crown High School class of 75
- In Memory of Paul Freeman, Crown High School class of 75
- In Memory of Fred Tuisl, Crown High School class of 75
- In Memory of Mr. Miller, Crown Imperials and Imperial Scots Director 1974 - 1993
- A New Algonquin Page with A Great New Photo !!
- New Crown Imperial Photos - Thanks Carl !!
- Our Heroes - Teachers and Others That Made A Difference!!
- My Class Schedule from Crown High 1974
- Images of Elgin Thanks to Mike S. !!
- New Iron Skillet Image (Postcard) Algonquin Illinois!!
- New Restaurant Image (Postcard), The Old Hickory Farm House in Dundee!!
- New Santa's Village Images (Postcards)!!
- New Class Photo from Perry Middle 1968 - 1969 - Thanks Stan !!
- New Class Photo from Kings Road Elementary 1967 - 1968 - Thanks Stan !!
- New Class Photo from Oak Ridge Elementary 1966 - 1967 - Thanks Stan !!
- The Meadowdale Jet Slide, Burlap Bags and burns on your arms and legs
- Lots of Great Music from the 60's and 70's compliments of YouTube !!
- Lots of Great Class Photos from Oak Ridge Elementary - Thanks Moe !!
- Three New Then and Now pages!!
- Three Photos of the Wintergarden Fire from Bill Farrell
- The History of Meadowdale and Carpentersville from Philip Aleo
- The History of Dundee Township from Philip Aleo
- Great New Photo of Early Meadowdale from Philip Aleo
- Pepper Curtis on Adam 12 in 1973
- New Chateau Louise Photos and Info from Philip Aleo
- More Restaurant Ads
- the Crownicle - May 2, 1975
- the Crownicle - January 31, 1975
- The 1969 ICHS Yearbook Is Complete!!
- Lakewood Middle School Yearbooks Coming Soon !!
- The 1967 ICHS Yearbook Is Complete !!
- You Might Be From Carpentersville If: !!
- the Crownicle - February 28, 1975
- 1975 Advertisement for the Chateau Mysterie Theatre !!
- the Crownicle - February 14, 1975
- The Crownicle - November 8, 1974
Link to the Hickory Hill Junior High Facebook Group
Link to the Dundee Township Historical Society Web Site
- Some great Chicago area memories found at Fuzzy Memories
- The Complete Irving Crown High 1972 and 1974 Yearbooks
The Complete Irving Crown High 1973 - 1974 Student Guide
The 1973 Crown High Commencement Program
The 1975 Crown High Commencement Program
- In Memory of Crown High Teacher, Coach and Dean, Gary Sterr
- The Algonquin Middle School 1970 and 1971 Yearbooks
- A New Simonini's Post Card
- The Algonquin Middle School Pages
- The Crownicle
- Youths Take Over Meadowdale Race Track in 1965
- New Class Photos from Sunny Hill Elementary
- New Class Photos from Kings Road Elementary
- It's finally finished. The Complete 1977 Crown High Yearbook Online
- Woodfield Mall Photos and Brochure from the early 70's
- Mr. Otis' 1969 6th Grade Class
- Three new Crown High Photos from 1975, 1978 and 1979
- Photo of Mr. Steven's 1975 Crown High Class touring the Fire Station
- Carpentersville Little League
- Great 1960's Video of Meadowdale Shopping Center and more
- New Images of Meadowdale Shopping Center from around 1960
- Teen Magazines from the 60's and 70's
- The Complete 1975 Crown High Yearbook Online
- The Complete 1976 Crown High Yearbook Online
- Two New Photos In Images From The Past
- The Annual Meadowdale Carnival
- Perry Middle Page 2
- Cardunal Free Press Student Art Ads From 1972
- Kings Road Elementary Page 2
- Crown High Festival of Arts Program 1973
- 1965 Weekly Readers
- What was on your bedroom wall?
- In Memory, Some of our friends and relatives that have passed.
- Then and Now, Some images of friends and relatives from the past and present.
- Tornado Day April 21, 1967
- Check out all of the great old TV shows from the 60's and 70's
- Little Miss Democrat 1972, our Sister Linda
- Images from the past and present
- The Crown Imperials
- Thresher Pool
- Pepper Curtis, our Aunt - Actress and Stunt Woman
- Hangin Out in C'ville in the 60's and 70's
- Chicagoland Theme Parks of the 60's and 70's
- Baseball in the Street
- Wiebolts, Grants, Clarks, Cooks, Woolworth, Three Sisters, Kinney Shoes...
- Sitting Through Movies at the Meadowdale Cinema 3 times in a row
- Homecoming Bonfires
- Donkey Basketball
- Building Homcoming Floats
- 30 Mile Hike for Hunger
- Real Estate Prices
- Science Fairs
- Josephine Perry Middle School
- Kings Road Elementary
- Meadowdale School
- St. Mary Margret School Algonquin
- Eastview School
- Harry D. Jacobs High School
- Lakewood Middle School
- The Good Humor Man
- Paper Routes and the Cardunal Free Press
- JFK Speaking at the Meadowdale Shopping Center October 25, 1960
- Frazier Thomas and Garfield Goose
- The Ray Rayner Show
- Links To Other Carpentersville Area Sites
- Black Lights and Black Light Posters
- The Homecoming Parade
- 6 Pepsi Bottle Caps got you into the Meadowdale Cinema on Saturday Morning, the Pepsi-O-Rama
- Tennis Courts that became Skating Rinks
- Bessinger Community Center
- The Vikettes
- The Crown Vikings
- The Prodigal Sun
- The Dundee Scots
- Bus Stop Hot Dogs next to Rocky's Shell
- Mr. Lion King of Treats
- Wintergarden Pharmacy
- Dundale Drive In
- Charlie - the bird at Grants - 'Hello'
- Seeing Styx, REO and Chase in concert at local High Schools
- When Hutch Cut Your Hair at the Village Squire Barber Shop
- Fire at the McDonalds
- All Those Forest Preserves
- The Gas Station Bell
- Gas Wars and 23 cents per gallon, Regular, Premium or Ethyl?
- Lots More; Photos, Maps, Newspaper Clippings Coming Soon....
- Contact Me
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Still to Come...
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Below is a nice 3 minute video that covers many events in the 60's