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South Lawndale (Chicago, Ill.)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Austin Newspapers Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-anc

The collection contains community newspapers includes The Austin Herald, The Austin News, The Austinite, The Austin Voice, The Austin Weekly News, and The Windy City Word. The issues primarily span 1970-1997.

Dates: 1876-1997; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1997

David Gremp Photographs

Identifier: spe-n00021

As part of the CETA/Neighborhood Arts Program in Chicago, David Gremp was the artist-in-residence assigned to the Chicago Public Library. His photographs document the neighborhoods surrounding 13 library branch locations including Austin, Chatham, Chinatown, Garfield Park, Hyde Park, Lincoln Park, Lincoln Square, Little Village, Lower Westside, Pullman, Scottsdale, Uptown, and Washington Heights.

Dates: 1978-1979, 2016

Lawndale-Crawford Community Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-lccc

Originally gathered by the Lawndale-Crawford Historical Association, the manuscripts, printed material and photographs in this collection focus upon the community areas that span North and South Lawndale and includes documentation of Bohemian immigrants who settled in the area around 1900. There is also information about neighborhood schools, businesses, residents, clubs and the controversial name changing of Crawford Avenue to Pulaski Road.

Dates: circa 1850-1981

Lawndale-Crawford Historical Association Records

Identifier: spe-nhrc-lcha

The collection includes organization files, local history materials, photographs and a scrapbook of news clippings gathered and created by the Lawndale-Crawford Historical Association.

Dates: 1929 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1953

O’Quinn Family Papers

Identifier: spe-nhrc-oqc

The O’Quinn Family Papers document their participation in Chicago’s Lawndale community that includes Boy Scouts of America, O’Quinn Royal Gladiators Drum and Bugle Corps and West Side Negro Women's League.

Dates: circa 1937-circa 1987, undated

South Lawndale Community Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-slcc

The collection contains a range of articles, brochures, historical sketches, newsletters, photographs, programs and yearbooks that focus on neighborhood events, persons and organizations in the South Lawndale community, particularly during the mid-20th century.

Dates: circa 1902-1952; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1947

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