Welcome to the Raupp Museum Online Database

We have moved! Check out our new online database here: New Raupp Museum Database.  This page will be retired on March 29, 2024. 

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. 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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Women in Buffalo Grove: The Nurses Club

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There are many women who have played an important role in making Buffalo Grove a great place to live throughout...

What's in Style? C. 1890


Today, fashion changes constantly. But what was it like for the people that lived in Buffalo Grove over 100 years...

Five Days at the Firnbach & Raupp General Store


The Firnbach & Raupp General Store was an essential part of the Buffalo Grove community. It was the place where...

Milk Bottle


One (1) clear glass milk bottle. 1910 Borden's Quality Service trademark milk bottle. This bottle property of and filled by Bordens Farm Products Co.…



One (1) rectangular cloth bound school book, title page reads "The Stone-Millis Arithmetics Primary by John C. Stone. James H. Miles, quote in Greek,…

Uniform, Law Enforcement


One (1) Cook County Sheriff Police uniform leather jacket. Jacket has two large pockets at the bottom with button closures that are not actual…

Print, Photographic


Black and white print with warm tones on semi-matte textured paper. Portrait image of Rhea Weyhe. She has short curled hair and is wearing a blouse…