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A 1961 traffic survey revealed the busiest intersection in growing Northbrook was at Shermer Road and Church Street, due mainly to the presence of two new shopping centers nearby. The Village’s first library is behind the flag. Photos Submitted
Dan Kaye, Northbrook Historical Society
2:20 pm CDT September 25, 2018
Only one thing mattered in 1943 — an Allied victory in World War II. And with victory then far from certain, the nation, including the small village of Northbrook, continued its all-out war effort.