Welcome to the Raupp Museum Online Database

Explore the history of Buffalo Grove in our featured exhibits and objects below.

The Raupp Museum Online Database features online exhibits and collections (objects, archives, photographs) from the Raupp Museum to showcase the rich history of Buffalo Grove, Illinois. Keep checking back as we add more! To research items in our collection, select browse artifacts above or search for objects by name or catalog number in the search bar.

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Illinois Women Win the Vote

Women's Suffrage Poster 1913

Women's Suffrage in Illinois The first woman to vote in Illlinois was considered so radical she shocked a man backwards into...

Historic Cookbook Gallery

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Take this Thanksgiving holiday to explore Thanksgiving receipes from the historic cookbooks in our collection. This gallery features photos of...

Thanksgiving History After the Pilgrims

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Thanksgiving history lessons often focus on the meeting between the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Native Peoples in 1621, after the...

Receipt

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One (1) Firnbach and Raupp store receipt from April 24, 1919. Receipt is rectangular with black printed text and written notes in pencil. The receipt…

Toy

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One (1) red, yellow, and white aluminum toy skillet with a plastic black handle that is 2.5" long. Red/White/Yellow flowers printed on the outside of…

Toy

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One (1) silver, red, white, and yellow tin toy bowl. Tin bowl used as part of toy kitchen cabinet, has silver inside and red outside, printed with…

Receipt

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One (1) Firnbach and Raupp store receipt from April 18, 1919. Receipt is rectangular with black printed text and written notes in pencil. The receipt…