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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jim Edwards  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult;

Born: 1939

-- Jim Edwards on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Edwards lives in Elburn.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jim Edwards specializes in writing about local history for Arcadia Publishing. He has coauthored books with his wife on Aurora, North Aurora, Batavia, St. Charles, Elgin and Kane County.

Published Works

  • North Aurora: 1834-1940, Arcadia Publishing, 2006 - written with Wynette Edwards
  • Chicago: City of Flight, Arcadia Publishing, 2003 - written with Wynette Edwards
  • Chicago, Entertainment Between the Wars, Arcadia Publishing, 2003 - written with Wynette Edwards
  • Kane County in Vintage Postcards, Arcadia, 2001 - written with Wynette Edwards
  • Batavia, Arcadia Publishing, 2000 - written with Wynette Edwards
  • Elgin Illinois, Arcadia Publishing, 1999 - written with Wynette Edwards
  • Aurora, Arcadia Publishing, 1998 - written with Wynette Edwards

Selected Titles At Your Library

North Aurora, 1834-1940 /
ISBN: 0738541087. OCLC Number:

Arcadia Pub.,. Charleston, SC :. ©2006.

Chicago :
ISBN: 0738531707. OCLC Number:

Arcadia,. Chicago, Ill. :. ©2003.

Chicago entertainment between the wars, 1919-1939 /
ISBN: 0738523305. OCLC Number:

Arcadia,. Chicago, IL :. ©2003.

Kane County in vintage postcards /
ISBN: 0738518662. OCLC Number:

Arcadia,. Chicago, Ill. :. ©2001.

Batavia :
ISBN: 0738507954. OCLC Number:

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Early in the year 1999, a group of citizens became interested in forming an organization to collect and preserve the unique history of the town of Batesville and the surrounding area. A series of meetings were held to determine the extent of public interest. By May 10, 1999, the groundwork had been laid, and the first meeting of the Batesville Area Historical Society was held at the Batesville Memorial Public Library. Since that humble beginning, the society has been collecting artifacts and pictures relating to the Batesville area. This book highlights many of the photographs the society has collected, illustrating memorable moments and the people of Batesville, "the best little city in Indiana."

Elgin, Illinois :
ISBN: 0738502596. OCLC Number:

Arcadia,. Charleston, SC :. ©1999.



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