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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
'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 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 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 [...]
Hyde Park Book Club Monday, October 19, 2020 7:30pm Discussions with: Carlo Rotella, author of: The World is Always Coming to an End Pulling together and apart in a Chicago neighborhood All are welcome! Hyde Park Historical Society Chicago Hyde Park Village Contact email@example.com for the Zoom link by 3:00pm on October 19.
Hyde Park Book Club Monday, November 16, 2020 7:30pm Via Zoom Discussions with: Peter M. Ascoli author of: Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American South All are welcome! Hyde Park Historical Society Chicago Hyde Park Village Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the Zoom link by 3:00pm [...]
A Virtual Tour: Chicago Policy King Historic Residence in West Woodlawn! with Clinée Hedspeth VIA ZOOM Hyde Park Historical Society Saturday, August 15, 2020 2:00 - 3:30 pm Join HPHS Board Member Clinée Hedspeth for an extraordinary video tour of a historic West Woodlawn house at South Eberhart Avenue and East 65th Street built [...]
One of the world’s most remarkable outdoor art treasures lies hidden in plain sight along Chicago’s Lake Michigan waterfront — carvings in the stone revetments that line the lakeshore, many of them spectacular, most by anonymous creators, and almost none of them noticed by the millions of people who enjoy the city’s unobstructed shore.