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North Center (Chicago, Ill.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

John Drury Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: nnhc-jdc
Abstract John Drury (1898-1972) began his career in journalism as a reporter for the Los Angeles Record in 1920. Three years later, he returned to his native Chicago and became a feature writer and columnist for various Chicago newspapers such as the Chicago Daily News and the Lincoln-Belmont Booster where he wrote his series of historical sketches until 1953. This collection contains photocopied newsclippings from three...
Dates: 1940 - 1959

North Center/Lincoln Square Neighborhood Association Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: nnhc-00036
Abstract The North Center/Lincoln Square Neighborhood Association Collection was founded in 2000 by longtime residents of the neighborhood in reaction to real estate developers who were tearing down buildings and replacing them with luxury condos and houses, driving out longtime residents. This collection contains newsletters, news clippings, flyers, and membership forms which outline the group's activities to fight for affordable housing and fight against chain stores moving into their...
Dates: 1999 - 2001

John O'Shea Scrapbook

Identifier: spe-p00094

John O'Shea was known as the "Father of River Park." This scrapbook documents O’Shea’s life, the development of the North Center area from farms and prairies to urban neighborhood, the development of the River Park District and its parks and the Irish Catholic community on Chicago’s northwest side in the 1930s and 1940s, especially the Queen of Angels Parish and its clergymen.

Dates: 1901 - 1959

Ravenswood-Lake View Community Collection

Identifier: nnhc-rlvcc
Abstract The Ravenswood-Lake View Community Collection documents daily life on the North Side of Chicago from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. It mostly covers the areas of Chicago that were previously part of Lake View Township, such as Lake View, North Center, Lincoln Square (Ravenswood), Uptown, and Edgewater. It also contains small amounts of material related to other Northside communities. The collection includes photographs, news clippings, programs, certificates, letters,...
Dates: 1848 - 2020

John B. Turner Collection

Identifier: nnhc-jbt

The John B. Turner Collection contains a small number of miscellaneous historical files related to John B. Turner and his family.

Dates: 1852-1975, undated

Wermich-Northcenter News Collection

Identifier: nnhc-wnn

The Wermich-North Center News Collection contains records from the Clarence and Marie Wermich, who published the neighborhood newspaper the Northcenter News. Items in the collection include issues of the newspaper from the 1940s - 1960s; minutes, correspondence and newspaper clippings about the North Center Commercial Association; miscellaneous files about other neighborhood organizations, and photographs.

Dates: 1890-1983, undated