Englewood Community Collection

Dates: 1868-2012 (bulk dates: 1890-1945). Size: 13.5 linear feet in 16 boxes, includes 283 photographs and 16 oversize folders. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, Neighborhood History Research Collection, part of the Englewood Community Collections. The collection contains a range of articles, brochures, historical sketches, newsletters, photographs, programs and reports that focus on Englewood’s neighborhood events, persons and organizations, particularly during the late 19th century to the early 1960s. Of particular note are the neighborhood photographs and the series devoted to schools in Englewood. [Finding aid]