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    • History Search Packet - Teaching Park Forest History

    • Planned communities--United States--Illinois; City planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Race relations; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social life and customs--1945-1970; Park Forest...
    • The History Search Packet was produced by D. Stanley Moore, a former teacher at Rich East High School. He was one of the earliest teachers at the school, so lived many years in the village. The packet was created as part of a workshop that Dr....
    • Roots of Racial Diversity Formed 35 Years Ago

    • Planned Communities--United States--Illinois; City Planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Race Relations; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Life and Customs--1945--1970; Park Forest (Ill.)--Integration
    • Dr. Larry McClellan, a professor, retired from Governors State University, and a noted local historian, writes the column, "Time Frame," which runs once a month in the Star Newspaper. In this article he writes about the Park Forest Human Relations...
    • Shelly, Edmund - Interview and Memoir

    • Aleutian Islands; Amusements; California; Family Life; Social Life and Customs; Springfield (Ill.)--Social Life; Springfield (Ill.)--Street Railroads; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945
    • Shelly, native resident of Springfield, discusses growing up in the 1920's and 30's: schooling, streetcars, automobiles and neighborhoods. Also discusses his posts in the army during WWII: Camp Roberts in California, the Aleutian Islands and his...
    • Ide, Elizabeth - Interview and Memoir

    • Family Life; Home for the Friendless, Springfield (Ill.); Illinois State Fair; Lewis, John L.; Lincoln, Abraham (Pres., US., 1861-1865); Lincoln, Mary Todd; Lindsay, Vachel; Poor, services for; Russell Sage Foundation; Small Business; Social Work;...
    • Ide, lifelong resident of Springfield, recalls turn of the century Springfield: social life of its wealthy citizens, downtown businesses, Springfield families and citizens, including the Lanphiers, Vachel Lindsay, and Ide's distant relative Mary...
    • Park Forest: A Model for U.S. Planned Towns

    • Planned Communities--United States--Illinois; City Planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Life and Customs--1945--1970; Shopping Centers--United States--Illinois; Park Forest...
    • Richard Sherman, then a history professor at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, wrote a nine-part series on South Suburban history for the Star Newspapers in 1988. This fifth article was published out of sequence. The author gives population...
    • Irwin, Geneva - Interview and Memoir

    • Amusements; Bettie Stuart Institute, Springfield (Ill.); Family Life; Lincoln, Abraham (Pres., US., 1861-1865); Lindsay, Vachel; Small Business; Social Life and Customs; Springfield (Ill.)--Businesses; Springfield (Ill.)--Social Life; Springfield...
    • Irwin, daughter of businessman Eugene Hemmick and Frances Thayer Hemmick, recalls her family and social life at the turn-of-the-century in Springfield. She discusses the family store and the merchandise sold there, domestic chores and hired help,...
    • Westward Ho! The 60's, 70's See Population, Economic Shifts

    • Planned communities--United States--Illinois; City planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Racial analysis; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social life and customs--1945-1970; Shopping centers--United...
    • Richard Sherman, then a professor of history at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois, wrote a nine-part series of articles for the Star Newspapers in 1988 on the history of the south suburbs. This article contains a number of...
    • Area Became a Microcosm of America Itself

    • Planned Communities--United States--Illinois; City Planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Race Relations; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Population--Economic Aspects; Shopping Centers--United...
    • Richard Sherman, then a professor of history at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois, wrote 9-10 articles on South Suburban History for the Star Newspapers in 1988. In this article he relates the changes in the South Suburban region...
    • Hickman, Don - Interview and Memoir

    • Civil Rights; Journalism; Journalism-- Television; Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (President, U.S., 1961-1963)--Assassination; King, Martin Luther; Radio Broadcasting, Coleman; Springfield (Ill.)--Social Life; Springfield (Ill.)--Television; Television;...
    • Don Hickman, former WICS Springfield News Channel 20 anchor, recalls his childhood in Tennessee, adolescent years, introduction to broadcasting via radio, switch to television and many of the events he covered during his career: the Civil Rights...
    • Frazee, Howard - Interview and Memoir

    • Camp Butler National Cemetery, Riverton (Ill.); Civil Engineering; Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC); Dentistry; Electric Railroads (trolleys, interurbans); India; Railroads; Springfield (Ill.)--Social Life; Springfield (Ill.)--Street Railroads;...
    • Frazee, civil engineer, discuses family, childhood and adolescence, early forms of transportation in Springfield, streetcars, trolleys, interurbans, and automobiles; school years, WWI, social life of the 1920's, birthday celebrations, and family...
    • Women's Rights Project - Interviews and Memoir

    • Women--Rights; Women--Roles, Occupations, etc.; Springfield (Ill.)--Politics and Government; Springfield (Ill.)--History; Springfield (Ill.)----Social Life; Springfield (Ill.)--Societies and Clubs; Equal Rights Amendment; National Organization of...
    • Narrators discuss their lives during the women's movement in the 1960s, their opinions of women's organizations and leaders, and their work for the ERA and in the National League of Women Voters. Hasara (R) is a former Illinois State Representative...
    • Tuttle, Mae - Interview and Memoir

    • Amusements; Clothing and Dress; Depression, 1929; Family Life; Portuguese-Americans--Springfield (Ill.); Social Life and Customs; Springfield (Ill.)--Social Life; Transportation; World War, 1939-1945
    • Tuttle, Springfield native, recalls Springfield in the 20th century. She discusses growing up, schools, live theaters, neighborhoods, businesses, horse transportation, early automobiles, Armistice Day celebrations, prohibition, cemeteries,...
    • Trutter, Louis Philip - Memoir

    • Architecture; Jigsaw Puzzles; Lake Springfield; Social Life and Customs; Springfield (Ill.)--Social Life; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Voyages and Travels
    • Trutter, architect, discusses his family history, growing up in Springfield, job at Producers Dairy, everyday life in the 1920s and 30s, Lake Springfield, attendance at the University of Illinois, architectual work, designing schools, designing for...
    • Becker, Helen - Interview and Memoir

    • Bettie Stuart Institute, Springfield (Ill.); Church Schools; Clothing and Dress; Family Life; Funerals; Sacred Heart Academy, Springfield (Ill.); Social Life and Customs; Springfield (Ill.)--Race Riot, 1908; Springfield (Ill.)--Social Life; World...
    • Becker recalls early 20th century life in Springfield: her family and home life; education at Sacred Heart Academy and the Bettie Stuart Institute; funerals; childhood games; neighborhoods; and volunteer activities. She also mentions the homefront...
    • Organizations in and around Skokie

    • Clubs; Associations, institutions, etc.; Art; Business enterprises; Children; Family; Gardens; Illinois -- Politics and government; Skokie (Ill.) -- Politics and government; Musical; Recreation; Religion; Social participation; Skokie (Ill.) --...
    • This is a listing of various local clubs and organizations (on note cards). The listing was put together in the 1970s. Information on the notecards includes the name of the organization, the address, telephone number and who to contact.
    • Myers, Jacob Duffy - Interview and Memoir

    • Dayton OH; Depression, 1929; Floods--Illinois River; Horner, Henry (Governor, Illinois, 1933-1939); Hungarian-Americans; Illinois--Politics and Government; Illinois River; Illinois State Journal (newspaper); Journalism; Ohio; Springfield...
    • J.D. Myers, journalist, discusses his career in journalism and politics: his work in Dayton, Ohio at the Dayton Journal and Daily News; the Springfield State Journal and the Progressive Miners' Illinois Miner; Governor Henry Horner; and work with...
    • Bobsledders

    • Recreation--Illinois--Cherry Valley; Cherry Valley(Ill.)--Social life and customs; Children--Cherry Valley (Ill.)
    • Youngsters pose while on bobsleds, stopped on N. Cherry Street (looking east) in Cherry Valley, Illinois.

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