Meet Sophia Gellerman Lageschulte, 1860-1930. Sophia was the wife of H.J. Lageschulte and grandmother to Jack Lageschulte. We thank Jack for sharing this photo with us. If you have photos to share, please email Kate at the library, kmills@balibrary.org

Is Julia Robertson in this picture? The library has had a number of requests for a photo of Barrington's grande dame, Julia Robertson, wife of John Robertson whose home is now Barrington's White House. If you know of or have photos of Julia Robertson, please email Kate at the library, kmills@balibrary.org

At one time, Barrington students returned to the Humphrey School on West Algonquin Road near Penny Road. We thank Bernadine Rosenthal for sharing this photo with us. If you have photos to share, please email Kate at the library, kmills@balibrary.org

These are the Landwers enjoying a little croquet in the backyard. We thank the Landwer family for sharing it with us. If you have historic items that you would like to preserve, please contact Kate at the library: kmills@balibrary.org.

This photo is one of the earliest in the Rose collection. We thank William Rose and his family for sharing it with us. If you have historic items that you would like to preserve, please contact Kate at the library: kmills@balibrary.org.







This was the Spencer Otis round barn at Bakers Lake. Sadly, it was destroyed in a fire 21 years ago in 1997. We thank Sam Oliver and the Citizens for Conservation for sharing this piece of Barrington's history with us. If you have historic items that you would like to preserve, please contact Kate at the library: kmills@balibrary.org.







Slippery, icy, narrow, this was the main Northwest Highway in the 40s' outside of Barrington. We scanned this from a negative sent to us by Roger Shales. You can always contact Kate at the library: kmills@balibrary.org. to learn how to scan your photos, slides and negatives.







We had a request to find the location of Walthausen's Stand. It seems that it was a shop in Barrington in the 1900s. If you know of it, please contact Kate at the library: kmills@balibrary.org. We are always looking for items from Barrington's past.







Our President's Day photo features John F. Kennedy's visit to Barrington in October of 1960, courtesy of Robert and Alice Perkins. We are always looking for historical photos of the people and places of Barrington. If you have photos to share, please contact Kate at the library: kmills@balibrary.org.







This is 403 S. Hough St. Nellie Berghorn, who was a registered nurse, operated a hospital here, opening in 1928. She was a sister to Wilbur Berghorn, who farmed on Honey Lake Rd. and Route 22. Another brother was from Lake Zurich, Bennie and 2 sisters were out of state. Nellie never married. This photo and information courtesy of Mr. Paul Thompson.







We are pleased to present one of the newest additions to our local history collection, George Crawford Kerr, courtesy of Bethene Fahnestock. Bethene's Kerr family had been in the Cuba Township area since the 1850s. Our historical photo collection is located on our Flickr page at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/barringtonhistory.







Philetus Beverly was one of the early settlers in Cuba Township. Here he is pictured with his wife, Lovisa Mix Beverly, having been married for 68 years.