Friedler PhotoGraphy

photographing reality

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The changing face of Will County continued into the twentieth century.  In the early 1900s, the economic base shifted as manufacturers and refiners opened and operated sites, being lured to Will County by the new transporation afforded by the Sanitary Canal.  Military production during World War II contributed to the further industrialization of the area,…

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Photography and history

The land that is now Will County was once covered primarily by prairie.   It was the crossroads of the river routes and the land trails of the Potawatomi, who farmed, trapped, and traversed the area.  In the late seventeenth century, European fur traders, including the French, observed and took advantage of muskrat, beaver, and…

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Will County History

The land that is now Will County was once covered primarily by prairie.   It was the crossroads of the river routes and the land trails of the Potawatomi, who farmed, trapped, and traversed the area. Today the Des Plaines, Illinois, and Kankakee Rivers remain the same river trails that they were hundreds of years…

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