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’63 Boycott: A Conversation With Prof. Timuel D. Black Jr. HPHS Emeritus Board Member

By | February 24th, 2021|Categories: video|

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HPHS Book Club: Bette Howland (1937-2017): W-3

By | February 23rd, 2021|Categories: video|

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Now 102, Chicago historian Timuel Black reflects on lifelong fight for equality

By | February 16th, 2021|Categories: video|

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’63 Boycott: A Conversation With Prof. Timuel D. Black Jr. HPHS Emeritus Board Member

By | February 12th, 2021|Categories: Previous Events|

'63 Boycott: A Conversation With Prof. Timuel D. Black Jr. HPHS Emeritus Board Member Date: Sunday, February 21 Time: 3:00 PM CST Location: Zoom Video Conference Register Today: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEqcu6tqTooHNV0NUZiRi9GkG10usCoohku In celebration of Black History Month, [...]

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Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, March 15, 2021

By | February 12th, 2021|Categories: Events, front page|

 Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, March 15, 2021 7:30pm Via Zoom Gabriel Bump Everywhere You Don't Belong A Novel   Author of Everywhere You Don’t Belong, Gabriel Bump, will join us. Gabriel is the 2020 [...]

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Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, January 18, 2021

By | December 14th, 2020|Categories: Previous Events|

Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, January 18, 2021 7:30pm Via Zoom Richard Courage and Christopher Robert Reed: Black History and Arts in Chicago All are welcome! Hyde Park Historical Society Chicago Hyde Park Village Zoom [...]

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Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, February 15, 2021

By | December 14th, 2020|Categories: Previous Events|

 Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, February 15, 2021 7:30pm Via Zoom Bette Howland (1937-2017): W-3 In 1968 Bette Howland, a divorced, single mother of 2 boys and a struggling author took an overdose of sleeping [...]

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OTI Bugler

By | November 17th, 2020|Categories: video|

Designed to Dazzle & Delight: Chicago’s 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park with historian Julia Bachrach

By | November 17th, 2020|Categories: Historic, Parks|

Statue of the Republic, Jackson Park (photo by Julia Bachrach) THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH • 4:30PM-5:45PM Renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted was unimpressed when he first laid eyes on what would become Chicago’s South [...]

From Swamps to Parks: Building Chicago’s Public Spaces

By | November 17th, 2020|Categories: front page, Historic|

The Museum of Science and Industry was built as the Palace of Fine Arts for the World’s Columbian Exposition. This photograph documents the building’s construction, circa 1892. Photograph by C.D. Arnold. Chicago Public Library, C.D. Arnold [...]