Q&A with Sherry Williams, Founder of Bronzeville Historical Society

Q&A with Sherry Williams, Founder of Bronzeville Historical Society

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

IDA B. WELLS

Ida B. Wells image Source: Richard Durham Papers [Box 13, Photo 024, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection

Quinn Chapel AME Church – Archives at CPL

Visit Quinn Chapel AME Church in Chicago.  Below is the link to archives at Vivian Harsh Research Library. Quinn Chapel AME Church archives at Chicago Public Library AME Church Celebrates 200 Years of Spiritual and Social Salvation April 1, 2016 Mother Bethel AME Church, Philadelphia. Source: Smallbones, Wikimedia Commons Richard Allen. Source: Frontispiece, History of … Continue reading

The Chicago Defender’s Silent Partner — The Chicago Defender

The Chicago Defender’s Silent Partner Robert Sengstacke Abbott, established May 15 as the day we acknowledge as the start if the Great Migration 100 years ag A mature A Phillp Randolph founder of Pullman Porters and Maids Union. By Lyn Hughes Ph.D and F. Finley McRae Chicago Defender Guest Writers edited by… via The Chicago Defender’s … Continue reading

James S. Parker Collection 1900-2003

James S. Parker Collection 1900-2003

James S. Parker Collection at University of IL at Chicago Bronzeville Historical Society is pleased to care for archives from the JAMES S. PARKER COLLECTION.  Contact Sherry Williams to reserve an appointment.  Email: bronzevillehistorical societry@gmail.com Thank you Mr. Parker for this incredible addition to our holdings. Visit the University of Illinois at Chicago archive page above … Continue reading

Projected Identities Panel- April 28

Projected Identities Panel- April 28

  RSVP to attend this FREE event. In a flood of mass produced fashion, it takes guts to look different. While some of us intentionally create a distinctive personal style others are deemed as different because their appearance does not fit the mainstream. Join the discussion with panelists that takes us beyond personal style, connecting … Continue reading

My Life in Englewood..story by Sherry Williams

My Life in Englewood..story by Sherry Williams

Sherry Williams is Founder and President of Bronzeville Historical Society. The link below will take you to the personal reflection of Sherry’s  life in the Englewood Community of Chicago. Sherry Williams Growing up in Englewood Post MLK, Jr. ©031215 Sherry Williams was born in 1960 at Cook County Hospital. Williams was raised in Englewood community. … Continue reading