Ravenswood-Lake View Community Collection

Dates: 1848-circa 2022. Size: 29 Linear Feet (in 42 boxes and over 1600 photographs, plus 35 oversize folders). Chicago Public Library, Sulzer Regional Library, Northside Neighborhood History Collection. The Ravenswood-Lake View Community Collection documents daily life on the North Side of Chicago from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. It mostly covers the areas of Chicago that were previously part of Lake View Township, such as Lake View, North Center, Lincoln Square (Ravenswood), Uptown, and Edgewater. It also contains small amounts of material related to other Northside communities. The collection includes photographs, news clippings, programs, certificates, letters, ephemera, maps, directories, newsletters, reminiscences, and biographical and historical sketches. Selected photographs from this collection are available in the Ravenswood-Lake View Community Digital Collection. [Finding Aid]