Skokie History Digital Collections

Skokie 1888-1988 | A Centennial History

Read about Skokie's first 100 years (and before)

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Skokie 1888-1988: A Centennial History

Skokie 1888-1988, A Centennial History by Richard Whittingham, was published on behalf of the Village to celebrate the Village’s 100th birthday. The book is available to check out from the Skokie Public Library and is available here online thanks to the Skokie Historical Society and the Skokie Public Library.

This resource spans more than just a century of Skokie's history, covering the region's pre-historic geologic origins as well as the Native American settlements prior to and concurrent with European arrival.