A Personal Album

Wheeling resident Carolyn Kolssak weaves a tapestry of memories of the Wheeling in which she grew. Ms. Kolssak talks about a time gone by, her childhood friends and neighbors, life around her home, the origins of Restaurant Row, and Childerly. Celebrate tomorrow with yesterday's memories. The running time is approximately 24 minutes.

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Appreciation is extended to the following organizations:
  • Historical Society of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • Historical Society of Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Historical Society of Mount Prospect, Illinois
  • Historical Society of Wheeling, Illinois
Thank you also to all the individuals who shared their memories through the pictures in their albums.