What does President George Washington, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, Captain Walter Dyett and the Chicago Baptist Institute have in common? Sherry Williams will guide bird enthusiasts, the curious, and Bronzeville heritage seekers on a birdwatching cultural experience on SUNDAY JUNE 25, 2023 at 1PM. Tickets go on sale May 6. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/washington-park-bird-watching-and-tour-sun-june-25-2023-tickets-553570874387?utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&utm-medium=discovery&utm-term=listing&utm-source=cp&aff=escb
Storyteller Showcase – May 20, 2023 1PM
Dr. Ada Cheng will present Lift Every Voice at Mandrake Park on May 20 2023 at 1PM. Seats limited.. register today!
TRUTHS AS WE SPEAK THEM: A STORYTELLING OPEN MIC IN BRONZEVILLE / CHINATOWN SAT NOV 19 at 1:30PM to 3:00 PM
FREE to the Public at Bronzeville Historical Society - 4455 S. King Drive - Suite 103, Chicago, IL Stop by to share your story, poetry, or any creative writing.... or simply to listen.
Sat. DECEMBER 10, 2022 – Sherry Williams presents at Community History Writing workshop at NEIU – Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
ALL Workshops FREE at NEIU Carruthers Center - 700 East Oakwood Blvd. Chicago, IL 60653 Everyone is invited to attend the FREE oral history workshop scheduled on Sat. Dec. 10, 2022 at 10:30 AM. Come ready to learn techniques to preserve your own story, family story, and community stories. Join us to enjoy Fun ways … Continue reading Sat. DECEMBER 10, 2022 – Sherry Williams presents at Community History Writing workshop at NEIU – Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
Atty. James Montgomery- 1:00PM. Nov. 5, 2022 Interview and Book signing RSVP required
Follow link to rsvp https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-interview-and-book-signing-attorney-james-montgomery-nov-5-2022-tickets-433236160017 Bronzeville Historical Society welcomes Attorney James Montgomery to reveal his own story in a personal interview with a live audience. The event is supported in part by the University of Illinois Black Alumni Network and the University of Illinois Student Success Inclusion and Belonging. Autographed books will be available for … Continue reading Atty. James Montgomery- 1:00PM. Nov. 5, 2022 Interview and Book signing RSVP required
HISTORY is Lunch presented at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum – Weds Aug 31 online with Maurice Allen and Sherry Williams (Free online)
Join Online participation here https://www.mdah.ms.gov/event/history-lunch-maurice-allen-and-sherry-williams-great-migration History Is Lunch: Maurice Allen and Sherry Williams, “The Great Migration” At noon on Wednesday, August 31, Maurice Allen and Sherry Williams will present “The Great Migration” as part of the History Is Lunch series. The program will take place in the Craig H. Neilsen Auditorium of the Museum of … Continue reading HISTORY is Lunch presented at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum – Weds Aug 31 online with Maurice Allen and Sherry Williams (Free online)
James S. Parker Collection Images
Please consider using the Illinois Digital Archive (IDA) website here http://www.idaillinois.org/digital/collection/bronzeville/search//page/2 Also, here is the link to our google document. I hope this is helpful.
Memories in Motion: An Introduction to the South Side Home Movie Project
Southside Home Movie Project Scene from Roberts Family Collection FREE Movie presentation Bronzeville Historical SocietyParkway Ballroom Building, 4455 S. MLK Blvd. Suite 103Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 2pm RSVP by email firstname.lastname@example.org or Get tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/memories-in-motion-an-introduction-to-the-south-side-home-movie-project-tickets-343954907387 Presented by South Side Projections, South Side Home Movie Project and the Bronzeville Historical Society. Masks must be … Continue reading Memories in Motion: An Introduction to the South Side Home Movie Project
Film screening Sat. Oct. 16 at 2PM
South Side Projections in partnership with Bronzeville Historical Society will host a film screening Sat. October 16, 2021 at 4455 S. King Drive - Suite 103, Chicago, IL at 2 PM. Limited in person seating available. Reservations are required. Mask mandate in place. Follow this link http://southsideprojections.org/2021/wild-women-dont-have-the-blues-2/ Plenty of free street parking on King Drive … Continue reading Film screening Sat. Oct. 16 at 2PM
Grand Opening of Bronzeville Historical Society Thurs. Sept. 30, 2021 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Register to attend VIRTUAL opening on Thurs. Sept. 30 at 1:00PM to 3:00 PM https://www.eventbrite.com/e/167418397935 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4966910000