Hyde Park Book Club Bibliography: Urban Renewal July 17, 2017 Culture of Opportunity: Obama’s Chicago – The People, Politics and Ideas of Hyde Park, Rebecca Janowitz, 2010. Chapter 5 – Creating a Racially Balanced Community Out of print. ABE Books https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&an=Rebecca+Janowitz&tn=Culture+of+Opportunity&kn=&isbn= Amazon Kindle Edition: $15.33 CPL: Multiple Locations including Blackstone and Harold [...]
Hear the winners of the Hyde Park Historical Society's award for the best student projects on the history of Hyde Park Township from the 2017 Chicago Metro History Fair present their projects. Program will include a panel led by Jay Mulberry, past HPHS president, Timuel D. Black, Jr., noted oral historian, and Maryhelen Matijevic, assistant [...]
The Hyde Park Historical Society Presents Cable Car Building Restoration Saturday, June 3, 2017 2-4pm Thanks to generous donations from our members and the Hyde Park community, the restoration of the Hyde Park Historical Society cable car building began May 1, 2017. The Society would like to share the status of this work and [...]
Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, April 22, 2017 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. Our continuing exhibit is: Hyde Park in 1890, from Rascher's Atlas. The exhibit features maps from the atlas between 51st and 59th Streets and Cottage [...]
The Hyde Park Historical Society (HPHS) is hosting its annual holiday party, Sunday, Dec. 11. The event will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the HPHS headquarters, 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. Festive refreshments will be accompanied by live music from Andy Carter and Friends. This event is free and open to [...]
Next Meetings Monday, November 21st at 7:30 pm, The Manhattan Project. Caroline Herzen-berg, co-author of Their Day in the Sun: Women of the Manhattan Project will be joining us. Bibliography attached— Attached the two bibliographies that were handed out on Professor Culianu and the Manhattan Project.