http://blog.preservationnation.org/2014/09/15/qa-sherry-williams-bronzeville-historical-society/#.VB9ejitdXgI Q&A with Sherry Williams of the Bronzeville Historical Society Posted on: September 15th, 2014 by Katherine Flynn 5 Comments A photo of a Pullman Porter on display during a 2009 exhibit on the Great Migration at Pullman’s Hotel Florence. While the historic neighborhoods of Pullman and Bronzeville in Chicago’s South Side are 11 miles … Continue reading
Bronzeville Historical Society provides Underground Railroad themed tours and Bronzeville Historic Site tours year round. Call 312 428-8033 for details Continue reading
Register for Quilt Making workshop EDEN PLACE NATURE CENTER is hosting a quilt making workshop at EDEN PLACE classroom located at 4911 SOUTH SHIELDS, Chicago, IL 60609. CLASS for Beginners and Experienced Quilters FREE Street Parking. JOIN Lettie Sabbs and Nettie Nesbary for an exciting Quilt Making workshop. Space available for 10 participants. FEE for … Continue reading
Hello Friends, CONTRA will perform at a FREE CONCERT at the intersection of 35th & Lake Park Ave. Just East of Cottage Grove. Tour the Stephen A. Douglas Tomb Site, bring your picnic basket, blanket, and lawn chairs to enjoy the musical event 3PM to 7PM. Live musical performances for ALL AGES.
Originally posted on Our Black Ancestry:
African American genealogists know how hard it is to trace our ancestors. The records we need are often hidden in deeds, wills and family papers. Jean Cooper, who works as a reference librarian at the University of Virginia, is the author of an an invaluable resource that can be…
15 years of preserving , documenting, and celebrating African American History of Chicago Continue reading
Listen to this audio story: African American soldiers served and fought for freedom during the Civil War. Doris Davis (my mother) honors her great grandfather who served in the 12th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops. She is a new member of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865 http://www.duvcw.org/
Summer time delights include bar be cue chicken.
Click this link to view schedule of The Black Chicago History Forum1
http://civicknowledge.uchicago.edu/network.shtml The Southside Arts and Humanities Network, “The Network,” is a collection of small and mid-sized arts and humanities organizations based on the south side of Chicago. The Network aims to leverage the space, intellectual, technological, and volunteer resources of the University (and the city) to support small arts and humanities institutions. The Network is … Continue reading