Pullman Porter Blues at Goodman Theatre
Camp Douglas was a Civil War military installation in existence from 1861 until 1865 and located in the Bronzeville area of Chicago. The northern boundary was 31st Street, south 33rd Place, east Cottage Grove Avenue and west to, probably, Giles Avenue. Approximately 40,000 Union soldiers, including African Americans, entered service and were trained at the … Continue reading »
This year Chicago Film Archives has teamed up with the Forum to spotlight home movies from the Bronzeville community. https://facebook.com/TheForumBronzeville. 11:00am – 3:00pm Sat. Oct 19, 2013 at Chicago History Museum – 1601 North Clark St. Chicago
Chicago Once A Vital Stop on Underground Railroad Many stories have documented the courageous freedom seekers that arrived in Chicago. If you have a story to share about a family member or abolitionists who arrived in Chicago during the Civil War era or before, Contact Sherry Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
Pemon Rami interview by Xavier University students 2013 Pemon Rami, Director of Educational and Public Programing at DuSable Museum of African American History is interviewed by Xavier University students in class of Dr. Karen Benjamin. Rami speaks about his life in Chicago Public Housing – Stateway Gardens.
Bronzeville Legends Identity Initiative is launched.. Bronzeville was the end destination of the 20th Century Great Migration of African Americans from rural Southern states to cities in the North. African American Legends such as musicians Louis Armstrong, Muddy Waters, Sam Cooke, Nat King Cole, Mahailia Jackson, boxers Joe Louis, Jack Johnson writers Lorraine Hansberry, Richard … Continue reading »
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_oPzDiG1tQ Bronzeville Historical Society welcomed 11 year old extraordinary photographer Austin Woods on Aug 31. Ms. Annie R. Stubenfield presented selected photographs by her star student. The brilliant work by Austin Woods can be viewed by reservation only. E-mail: email@example.com
Children laughing and playing in Bronzeville… Continue reading »