Hi Everyone,

hyde-park-historical-society-annual-dinner-2017-012Many thanks to Megan Doherty, Jasmine Kwong and Jeff Deutsch for joining us on February 20 for a discussion of If You Weren’t Looking For It, of the Seminary Coop Bookstore and Hyde Park booksellers.  If anyone has stories they want to share with the group about former Hyde Park booksellers, send them on.  I have attached  the photo of Megan and Jasmine receiving their award at the Historical Society Annual Dinner on February 25.

Upcoming Meetings:

Book Club meetings are held the third Monday of the month at 7:30pm. in the meeting room on the lower level of Treasure Island.

Monday, March 20, 2017 – Aspects of the Black Experience in Hyde Park and Chicago’s South Side

The South Side: A portrait of Chicago and American Segregation, Natalie Y. Moore

Negroland: A Memoir, Margo Jefferson

Always Bring a Crowd!: The Story of Frank Lumpkin Steelworker, by Beatrice Lumpkin

See you Monday.

Allison Hartman, Chicago Hyde Park Village

Michal Safar, Hyde Park Historical Society

Michal Safar, President/Archivist

Hyde Park Historical Society