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Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, April 19, 2021

 Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:30pm Joseph Gustaitis Author of: Chicago in 50 Objects Zoom Registration is required: Register Here   When investigating the mysteries of Chicago's past, it's helpful to examine the physical evidence. From a jersey worn by Michael Jordan to a relic of the Great Chicago Fire and the [...]

The History of Hyde Park’s Grand Hotels with Patricia Morse

The History of Hyde Park’s Grand Hotels with Patricia Morse  Sunday, July 18, 2021, 2:00-4:00 pm Zoom Registration is required: Register Here Join Patricia Morse for a 45-minute Zoom presentation on the history of Hyde Park‘s hotels, followed by a question and answer period. From Paul Cornell’s hotel at the birth of Hyde Park through [...]

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, March 15, 2021

 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 winner of the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence in fiction by African Americ an authors. This is his [...]

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

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

The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Wealth Gap

The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Wealth Gap Sunday, March 21, 2021 at 2 PM Via Crowdcast & Zoom Platforms Join Producer Bruce Orenstein, Chicago Real Estate Industry Trailblazer, Managing Broker-Appraiser of FJWilliams Realty LLC, and former President of the Southside Branch NAACP, Frank Williams, and Michelle Kennedy, Founder of the Chicago South [...]

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

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

'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, The Hyde Park Historical Society Presents “ '63 Boycott: A Conversation with Prof. Timuel D. Black Jr.” on Sunday, February [...]

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, January 18, 2021

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 Registration Required. Register Here

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, February 15, 2021

 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 pills and was admitted to the University of Chicago psychiatric ward (W-3). W-3 is a memoir of her experience, originally [...]