Remarks, Reports, Clippings & Correspondence 2023-02-06 Rockets & Riots - Army Days (1968-1971) (William J. Bowe, Jr. Looks Back at a Tumultuous Time) 2021-05-02 Hamlin Garland - "Veritist" Writer of the Middle Borders by Laura Ferri (Introduction [...]
A Nickel Tour: Encyclopaedia Britannica and the Reid Murdoch Building Editor's Note: As Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Encyclopaedia Britannica, I was on the team that helped select and design its new global headquarters in 2005. [...]
Unfortunately I got carried away at the end and proposed that the name of the Reid Murdoch Building be changed to the Bowe Building. From the laughter and smirks on the faces of my kin, I could see they hadn’t been persuaded. That night I cried myself to sleep, knowing the Bowe Building would never come to be.
The Bowe, Thompson & De Rosa Families In the center of this slide you see Mabel’s daughter Julia Lecour. Julia married my uncle, Augustine Bowe in 1927. Gus, as he was known, was Julia’s cousin once removed, being [...]
Mabel Canavan Lecour & Edward Lecour (Julia Lecour Bowe) In 1900, Mabel Canavan moved from Michigan back to Kankakee County, where her father had grown up. There she married Edward Lecour. Edward’s family was of French extraction and [...]
1991 Bobby Gay and Jack Lynch's 40th Wedding Anniversary Party, Cary, Illinois Editor's Note: In June, 1991, Bobby Gay and Jack Lynch celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a family party at a park in Cary, Illinois. The [...]
1987 Cathy and Bill Bowe Family Party, 2422 Colony Court, Northbrook, Illinois Editor's Note: In September, 1987, in the second precursor to their annual family Christmas parties, this video captures a number of family members on tape at Cathy [...]
1986 Cathy and Bill Bowe Have Family Over after Return from Nashville, 2422 Colony Court, Northbrook, IL Editor's Note: In October, 1986, shortly after Cathy and Bill Bowe moved back to the Chicago area from Nashville, they threw [...]