the Schrum family
who occupied our Heritage Cabin in the 1800's.
Esther did much to promote the handing
down of Calumet City history..
Known as 'the Public Historian,' Cynthia is an
expert on local history of the Calumet area, author
of Along the Calumet River and
secretary of the CCHS.
Crusader against vice in Calumet City. From
1910-1913, she led a successful campaign that
brought about closing the doors of many 'dens of
gambling and disorderly establishment' in what was
then West Hammond.
At age 27, Michelle was the youngest elected City
Clerk in Calumet City's history and became the first
woman to hold the office of Mayor.
Adeline C. Jaacks
Well known teacher at TFN High School from
1927-1970, Miss Jaacks single-handedly set up the
Biology Department and directed student activities.
The TFN Auditorium is named after her.
Calumet City Public Health Nurse from
1920's-50's, our city's Health Center is named after
TFN High School graduate and 1970 Homecoming Queen,
Mary went on to hold positions in the White House,
host talk shows and authored books.