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Neighborhoods -- Illinois -- Chicago

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Stephen Bedell Clark Papers

Identifier: nnhc-sbc
Abstract Stephen Bedell Clark was the author of the Lake View Saga. He worked for many years at Lake View Trust and Savings Bank and was active in many community organizations in Lake View. The Stephen Bedell Clark Papers contain typewritten chapters of Clark's book, Lake View Saga; the text of a speech on Lake View Township; research notes from Clark's work on Lake View Saga; and photographs, most of which are...
Dates: 1885-1985, undated

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

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

Jefferson Township Collection

Identifier: nnhc-00035

Jefferson Township spans the area between Harlem Avenue on the west, and Western Avenue on the east, and the area between North Avenue on the south and Devon Avenue on the north. This small collection contains brief historical information about community areas in the section of the city known as Jefferson Township, including: Albany Park, Edgebrook, Forest Glen, Irving Park, Jefferson Park, Logan Square and North Park.

Dates: 1874-1987, undated

Harold Washington Archives and Collections. Mayoral Records. Press Office Photographs

Identifier: spe-h00066
Abstract Harold Washington was the first African American mayor of Chicago, elected in 1983. The Press Office was part of the Office of the Mayor, and was responsible for the mayor’s scheduling and for ensuring he was prepared for each event by producing briefing notes with detailed background information. The photographs, contact sheets and negatives in this collection were mostly taken by Press Office photographers, Michelle V. Agins, Antonio B. Dickey and Peter J. Schulz, between 1983 and 1987....
Dates: 1983 - 1987