Photos of the people of Oak Park and River Forest through the years.
(PLEASE NOTE: Oak Park River Forest Museum logo watermark on these photos will not appear on any prints ordered.)

Dr. Percy Julian at work in his laboratory

Dr. Percy Julian at work in his laboratory

John E. Adams with daughters Lora and Helen, c. 1901

John E. Adams with daughters Lora and Helen, c. 1901

Children in pony cart, 616 Forest Ave, c. 1900

Children in pony cart, 616 Forest Ave, c. 1900

Grand Army of the Republic Veterans

Grand Army of the Republic Veterans

Oak Park River Forest High School Football Team, 1891

Oak Park River Forest High School Football Team, 1891

Henry W. Austin, Jr., 1866

Henry W. Austin, Jr., 1866

News Vendor, Lake St. & Oak Park Ave., c. 1947

News Vendor, Lake St. & Oak Park Ave., c. 1947

News Vendor, Lake St. & Oak Park Ave., c. 1947 (#2)

News Vendor, Lake St. & Oak Park Ave., c. 1947 (#2)

Gilmore's Department Store, Lake St. & Oak Park Ave., c. 1950

Gilmore's Department Store, Lake St. & Oak Park Ave., c. 1950

Gardener with his dog, Austin Estate, c. 1905

Gardener with his dog, Austin Estate, c. 1905

Backyard at 563 Park Avenue, River Forest, c. 1901

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Relaxing on the Lake Street Mall, 1979

Relaxing on the Lake Street Mall, 1979

Woman and child on Lake Street, 1913

Woman and child on Lake Street, 1913

Crowd scene on North Blvd. (event unknown)

Crowd scene on North Blvd. (event unknown)

Grandmother with baby, 1100 block of Wesley Ave., Oak Park, date unknown

Grandmother with baby, 1100 block of Wesley Ave., Oak Park, date unknown

Family picture, 314 Pleasant St., 1907

Family picture, 314 Pleasant St., 1907

Family Portrait, 314 Pleasant St., 1907

Family Portrait, 314 Pleasant St., 1907

Parade on Lake Street, 1942

Parade on Lake Street, 1942