Winslow, Eugene Papers

Dates: 1940-1990. Size: 24 linear feet. Accession #1993/07. Chicago Public Library, Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature. Architect, artist and black history author Eugene Winslow made his mark in a wide variety of fields. He was a Tuskegee airman during World War II, an architect influenced by the Bauhaus movement and a black history researcher in the 1970s. He wrote most of the articles and created all the illustrations for Great Negroes Past and Present. His papers include extensive subject research files created for his work on the book, rare serials, biographical information, photographs and memorabilia. [Unprocessed]