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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 Legend By Peggy Lipschutz
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The Art and Times of Peggy Lipschutz tells the story of this Evanston, IL, artist's life in the American labor movement and beyond in her drawings, paintings and a performance art she developed call... More > "Songs You Can See" spanning 1940 to 2015.< Less
True Colors: Evanston Through Our Eyes By Evanston Township High School
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This book, inspired by conversations within Senior Studies, is a student organized compilation of oral histories which shares the class’s experience and awareness surrounding Evanston’s... More > racial segregation, prejudice, discrimination and disparities within the community. And while it as a whole speaks to Evanston’s privilege disparity, each individual adds an intersectional narrative. This piece aims to preserve the voices of the Senior Studies Class of 2017, with hopes to create change within the community by starting a conversation surrounding these stigmatized issues. Of the 73 students enrolled in this class, 37 students participated in creating this book and 33 were interviewed. Each individual involved shared their own personal experiences and reflected on their time in Evanston. As a whole, the students spoke of the necessity for change within the community,resulting from their experiences regarding discrimination, prejudice and inequity.< Less
A Classic Town: The Story of Evanston By Jenny Thompson & Frances E. Willard
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First published in 1891, Frances E. Willard's A Classic Town, chronicles the history of Evanston, Illinois, a town that lies at the edge of Chicago and serves as the home of Northwestern University.... More > Willard's volume is early local history at its best, combining oral history, biography, and political and cultural history. Willard's book offers a glimpse into an American Midwestern town on the verge of the 20th century. This new volume faithfully reproduces Willard's original text and images, and also includes notes and a new introduction by Jenny Thompson.< 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
Volume 2288, Evanston (disambiguation) --- Evasion (book) By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2288, Evanston (disambiguation)---Evasion (book) Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
News Clippings from Evanston, Wyoming 1869-1881 By Kaylene Canfield & David Andersen
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Read the happenings of early Evanston, Wyoming. Articles, advertisements, jokes, sports, public notices and more during 1869 through 1881.
Volume 2287, Evadale, TX --- Evanston Skokie School District 65 By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2287, Evadale, TX---Evanston Skokie School District 65 Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the... More > inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Edwin B. Jourdain, Jr: The Emergence of Black Political Power in Evanston, Illinois, 1931–1947 By Sherman Beverly Jr
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Evanston, Illinois witnessed a great influx of southern Blacks between 1920 and 1930. Like Chicago, Evanston was confronted with a problem—controlling the residential activities of an enlarged... More > black population. Both municipalities, without formal legal sanction for their efforts, endorsed racial segregation as a solution. Evanston’s new black segregated section was at that time the least attractive part of town. The many frustrations of the 1920s, coupled with Jim Crow policies, a new awareness had developed and the facilities that existed for Blacks attested to, angered the community into action. As a result of this new consciousness, the Black community turned to one relatively new-comer, Journalist, Edwin B. Jourdain Jr. Suddenly placed into the limelight, Jourdain would prove to be a formidable candidate and strong advocate to the underrepresented Black community, and one who would deal differently with the problems his community faced during his 16-year term as Evanston’s first Black Alderman.< Less

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