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HPHS Open House Schedule for January and February/March

HPHS Open House Schedule:  January - February/March The Nancy Hays exhibit is still up, so if you missed the previous dates you can still see it. If you have already seen it, drop in for some friendly conversation of a historical nature. 2-4pm Saturday, January 25, 2020 Sunday, January 26, 2020 Saturday, February 29, 2020 [...]

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, January 20, 2020

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, January 20, 2020 Discussions with: Jackie Grimshaw, former aide to Harold Washington & Bea Lumpkin, author of:Always Bring A Crowd! and Joy in the Struggle Hyde Park Book Club Monday, January 20, 2020 Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park 7:30pm

UChicago Folk Festival: Influencer for 60 Years

Get ready for the 2020 UChicago Folk Festival to be held February 14-15, 2020! Join the Hyde Park Historical Society in celebrating the benchmark 60th Anniversaryof the UChicago Folk Festival, the acclaimed longest running student organized folk festival in the country.

NANCY HAYS: A RETROSPECTIVE

NANCY HAYS: A RETROSPECTIVE Sunday, December 21, 2-4pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL An activist and preservationist, Nancy Hays’ photography embodies the ethos of Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. In 1958 at the age of 35, Hays arrived in Chicago from New York City where she had [...]

NANCY HAYS: A RETROSPECTIVE

NANCY HAYS: A RETROSPECTIVE Sunday, December 8, 2-4pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL An activist and preservationist, Nancy Hays’ photography embodies the ethos of Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. In 1958 at the age of 35, Hays arrived in Chicago from New York City where she had [...]

Announcing the 2020 Hyde Park Book Club

Announcing the 2020 Hyde Park Book Club Monday, January 20. Author Bea Lumpkin, Always Bring a Crowd and Joy in the Struggle. Also, Jacky Grimshaw, former aide to Mayor Harold Washington Monday, February 17 Author Lee Bey, Southern Exposure: The Overlooked Architecture of Chicago’s South Side Monday, March 16 Author Carlo Rotella, The World is [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Holiday Party

Hyde Park Historical Society Annual Holiday Party Sunday December 15, 20192-4pm5529 S Lake Park Ave.Please help spread the joy and bring a contribution to our refreshments table! ALL ARE WELCOME!

Nancy Hays Photo Exhibit

NANCY HAYS PHOTO EXHIBIT A retrospective exhibit of Nancy Hays photographs of Hyde Park in the 1980s.

A Conversation with Timuel D. Black, Jr. and Susan Klonsky Conducted by Jay Mulberry

A Conversation with Timuel D. Black, Jr. and Susan Klonsky Conducted by Jay Mulberry 2:00pm-4:00 pm Sunday, November 17, 2019 Hyde Park Union Church 5600 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 Reception and Book Signing will follow the program For more information contact Kathy Huff at: kathy@rogerhuff.com 

A NEW BLUEPRINT: Discussing the Importance of Diversity in Preservation

A NEW BLUEPRINT: Discussing the Importance of Diversity in Preservation Featuring noted Chicago photographer and writer Lee Bey  Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:00 -  4:00 pm Augustana Lutheran Church 5500 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637 Free Event and Open to the Public  Why the histories and places that tell the stories of African Americans, Latinos, [...]