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Birds of Evanston By Ken Kaye
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A falcon without a mate lectures a lonely man. A gull prompts a mute teenager to open up in therapy. A couple who divorced twenty-five years ago find themselves alone together in a small plane, 8,000... More > feet above Niagara Falls. Ken Kaye, a family psychologist, earned the MFA degree in Fiction from Bennington College. His fiction has appeared in Lit Pot and Glimmer Train Stories. He has lived in Evanston, Illinois since 1958.< Less
Evanston: A Tour Through the City's History By Margery Blair Perkins
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Local historian Margery Blair Perkins (1907-1981) provides a detailed narrative charting the growth and development of the North Shore city of Evanston, Illinois, a place boasting a rich and... More > multi-layered history. Perkins brings the citys past to life through stories of its residents, architecture, and growth over the years. She charts the development of the city from its earliest days when it was known as the settlement of Grosse Pointe and later Ridgeville to its modern manifestation as a bustling city just outside of Chicago. Within a larger historical narrative, Perkins provides biographies of noted residents as she documents the evolution of the citys organizations, cultural life and institutions, such as Northwestern University.< Less
Evanston: A Tour Through the City's History By Margery Blair Perkins
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Local historian Margery Blair Perkins (1907-1981) provides a detailed narrative charting the growth and development of the North Shore city of Evanston, Illinois, a place boasting a rich and... More > multi-layered history. Perkins brings the citys past to life through stories of its residents, architecture, and growth over the years. She charts the development of the city from its earliest days when it was known as the settlement of Grosse Pointe and later Ridgeville to its modern manifestation as a bustling city just outside of Chicago. Within a larger historical narrative, Perkins provides biographies of noted residents as she documents the evolution of the citys organizations, cultural life and institutions, such as Northwestern University.< Less
The Life of a Famous House By Jenny Thompson
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A brief, illustrated look at the National Historic Landmark, Charles Gates Dawes House in Evanston, Il. The booklet tells the story of the famous home of U.S. Vice President, Charles Gates Dawes and... More > family. Originally built by the Reverend Robert Sheppard, a notable Evanston resident, pastor, and professor at Northwestern University, the house is now the headquarters of the Evanston History Center, a non-profit organization.< Less
2013 Shorefront Calendar By Shorefront Legacy Center
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2013 Calendar with selected images from our "Portraits of a Community" exhibit www.shorefrontlegacy.org
A Place we can call Our Home By Morris Robinson, Jr
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ISBN: 978-0-9765-2321-5 A Place we can call Our Home is a collection of articles that gives the reader a general understanding of the early Black settlers and the development of a Black community in... More > Evanston, Illinois. Originally published in the mid 1990s, it fast became a favorite publication within the area school district. This new edittion includes updated information, expanded resources and a new image gallery. A Place we can call Our Home is the perfect publication for the classroom.< Less
From a New Generation By Shorefront Legacy
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14 youth participated in the Shorefront Legacy Keepers program, focusing on the spoken and written word. This publication showcases a selection from their work.
Shorefront Journal • Volume 00 • 2012 By Shorefront Legacy
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Shorefront Journal is a compilation reprint from the online journal (www.shorefrontjournal.wordpress.com) that has evolved from our original printed journal that began in 1999. The online journal... More > enables a greater global reach, a more open and collaborative participation, welcomes contributing writers and encourages readers to respond to articles, adding additional information or first-hand experiences. This collaborative venue engages the greater community on a global level.< Less
Shorefront Journal • Volume 01 • 2013 By Shorefront Legacy
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Shorefront Journal is a compilation reprint from the online journal (www.shorefrontjournal.wordpress.com) that has evolved from our original printed journal that began in 1999. The online journal... More > enables a greater global reach, a more open and collaborative participation, welcomes contributing writers and encourages readers to respond to articles, adding additional information or first-hand experiences. This collaborative venue engages the greater community on a global level.< Less
The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2012, Volume 1 By International Society of the Learning Sciences
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The international and interdisciplinary field of the learning sciences brings together researchers from the fields of cognitive science, educational research, psychology, computer science, artificial... More > intelligence, anthropology, neuroscience, and other fields to study learning in a wide variety of formal and informal contexts. This field emerged in the late 1980s and early 1990s, with the first International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) being held in 1991 at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, USA. Subsequent meetings of ICLS were held again in Evanston, USA (1996), and then in Atlanta, USA (1998), Ann Arbor, USA (2000), Seattle, USA (2004), Santa Monica, USA (2004), and Bloomington, USA (2006). The first ICLS to be held outside of North America was in Utrecht, the Netherlands (2008), and then back to the USA in Chicago (2010). The ICLS 2012 in Sydney is the first hosting of the conference in the Asia-Pacific region.< Less