Northside Clubs and Organizations Digital Collection
CPL's Digital Collections document life in Chicago through archival images, documents and artifacts.
Explore the thriving civic service scene on Chicago's North Side as well as the rich ethnic and religious heritage of the community.
This digital collection includes the following collections:
- Christian Fellowship Church digital collection: Activities of the church founded by Conrad and Martha Wendtland in their home in 1926.
- Portage Park Community digital collection: Patriotism on display during World War I.
- Ravenswood Manor Improvement Association digital collection: Community activism in the Northside riverfront neighborhood.
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Acknowledgment of Harmful Materials
Chicago Public Library collects images, documents and other archival materials from different communities and time periods to preserve and make available the cultural and historical record. As historical objects, some of these materials contain harmful or disturbing content. CPL presents these artifacts as an unfiltered social record and does not endorse the views expressed therein.