The Nineteenth Century Club Winter Events!

Posted January 17, 2019
Monday, February 25 – 1:15pm; Lifting As They Climbed – Essence McDowell
The hidden histories, places and lives of Black women activists and artists from Chicago’s South Side are revealed. Meet the women who contributed to the development of Chicago from the mid-nineteenth century to today who have been mostly neglected in our textbooks. McDowell presents a visual journey into her self-published guided tour of their history featuring thirty-three historically relevant locations and ten additional sites of interest.   $15 requested donation. Nineteenth Century Charitable Association, 178 Forest Ave, Oak Park.  708-386-6743,

p. 708-386-2729.

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