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Beyond Borders in the Archives: Esther Barlow – Immigrant Stories

Beyond Borders in the Archives explores CPL's archives and special collections and uncovers treasures. This series was produced as part of the 2020 One Book, One Chicago season.  Esther Barlow – Immigrant Stories Esther Barlow was a children’s librarian at Chicago Public Library for almost 50 years, from 1927 to 1976, including over 20 years…
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Historical Northside Music Makers: Photos of Bands, Venues and Events

At the Northside Neighborhood History Collection at Sulzer Regional Library, as we look forward to the concerts, performances and festivals the Year of Chicago Music is sure to bring, we wanted to look back at just a few of the ways music has played a role in Northsiders’ lives over the years. Social, cultural, religious…
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