Bronzeville Historical Society

…Preserving, and protecting African American history and culture of Chicago

Media featuring Bronzeville Historical Society

Hello visitor to the Bronzeville Historical Society website

We are located at the Douglas Tomb State Historic Site, 636 East 35th St., Chicago, IL
Here are links to web sites that feature Bronzeville Historical Society and/or Douglas Tomb.

Check out this feature in the Preservation Nation blog
http://blog.preservationnation.org/2014/09/15/qa-sherry-williams-bronzeville-historical-society/#.VCnZDildXgI

Here is the official Illinois Historic Preservation webpage
http://www.state.il.us/hpa/hs/douglas_tomb.

Fox News recently featured the Stephen A. Douglas Tomb Site in this segment.
http://www.myfoxchicago.com/clip/10593306/somewhere-you-should-go-stephen-a-douglas-memorial-and-tomb

Be sure to check out
William “Bill” Thayer’s website.

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Gazetteer/Places/America/United_States/Illinois/Cook/Chicago/Douglas_Memorial/introduction.html

Bronzeville Historical Society has supported Xavier University. Through exciting student led experiences with Dr. Karen Benjamin, we now share
Chicago Public Housing resident interviews on YouTube.
Check them out here

Chris Rose reporter segment

DNA info feature on Slave Descendants honored at Douglas Tomb Site

http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20130404/douglas/stephen-douglas-slaves-be-honored-before-garden-planting#.UV2C-jyEsLU.facebook#ixzz2PbPwxY3H

and Also, take a look a the video of Sherry Williams recorded at the African American Civil War Museum in Washington, D.C.

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