Hyde Park Historical Society History Fair Program
5529 S. Lake Park Avenue, Chicago
3:00 – 5:00 PM, Sunday, June 16, 2019

Reception following the program

Meet the winners of the Society’s award for the best student projects on the history of Hyde Park Township from the 2019 Chicago Metro History Fair. See the students present their projects and hear commentary by distinguished members of the panel: Timuel D. Black, Jr., nationally recognized African American oral historian Jay Mulberry, HPHS president emeritus and retired Chicago Public School principal, and Mary Ann Johnson, president, Chicago  Women’s History Center.

Hyde Park Historical Society Award for Excellence winners who advanced to Illinois History Day competition in Springfield, IL are:

Safa Azad, Nicole Tran, and Sophia Villacarlos, Von Steuben High School. Documentary: “African Americans and the Columbian Exposition.”

Also featured are other Chicago Metro History Fair project that advanced to Illinois History Day competition in Springfield, IL:

Izzy Blair and Mevar Price, Akiba Schechter Jewish Day School, Chicago. Website: “Carol Mosely Braun: The First Black Female Senator-What Legacy Does She Deserve?

Nina Cohen, Lincoln Park High School, Chicago. Exhibit: “The Black TeacherRevolt.

RSVP and Questions, contact: Kathy Huff, 773-241-7141 or