Digital Archive

Our Special Collections Image Archive includes the photo collections below and Hemingway's high school papers, among other local historical treasures in our Special Collections and Archives. To browse the collection, click Guest Login, then read and accept all usage agreements.

Make an appointment with our Local History Librarian to view materials in person at the Main Library. Call 708.452.3480 or ask us a question online.

Gilman Lane Photograph Collection

More than 700 photographs of the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and others in Oak Park, River Forest, and other areas of the United States.

Grant Manson Photograph Collection

Architectural historian Grant Manson took photographs photographs of the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and others between 1937 and 1941 while researching his doctoral dissertation "Frank Lloyd Wright's Work Before 1910." Mr. Manson gave the photographs and other materials to the Oak Park Public Library in July 1973.