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Portage Park (Chicago, Ill.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lillian M. Campbell Memorial Collection

Identifier: spe-nhrc-lmc

Lillian May (Smith) Campbell and her husband, Frank R. Campbell amassed a collection of photographs of Chicago views that primarily depict streetcars, trolley buses and other modes of transportation as well as document opening ceremonies for bus and streetcar lines across the city in the 1930s. The collection is particularly strong in the neighborhoods of Roseland, South Shore, South Chicago, Woodlawn, Lake View, Rogers Park, Portage Park and Logan Square.

Dates: 1858-1940; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1940

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

Portage Park Community Collection

Identifier: nnhc-ppcc

Portage Park is one of Chicago’s 77 community areas, located on the Northwest side of the city nine miles from the Loop. The Portage Park Community Collection contains programs, fliers, brochures, publications, and other material related to local businesses, schools, and community organizations; clippings; a small amount of biographical information and historical sketches; and a scrapbook and scrapbook pages. It also contains a number of photographs, most of which date from the 1910s.

Dates: 1859-circa 2000; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1940