North Lawndale Community Collection

Dates: 1872-1959 (Bulk Dates: 1935-1959). Size: 2.5 linear feet in 6 boxes including 118 photographs and 2 oversize folders. Chicago Public Library, Harold Washington Library Center, Special Collections, Neighborhood History Research Collection. The collection contains a range of articles, brochures, historical sketches, newsletters, photographs, programs and reports that focus on neighborhood events, persons and organizations, particularly during the mid-20th century when Russian Jews were the dominant foreign-born group. [Finding aid]