This community area includes all or part of the following neighborhoods:The Gap, South Commons, Prairie Shores, Lake Meadows, Groveland Park, Douglas, Bronzeville
Bronzeville Digital Stories. Community history project from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Levy, George. To Die in Chicago: Confederate Prisoners at Camp Douglas.
Evanston, Ill.: Evanston Pub., 1994.
Call No. E616.D7 L48.
Mahoney, Olivia. Douglas/Grand Boulevard: A Chicago Neighborhood.
Charleston: Arcadia, 2001.
Call No. Local History Ref F548.67.D73 M21 2001 (2nd floor open shelf.)
Mahoney, Olivia. "The Past and the Promise."
Chicago History Vol. 24, No. 1 (1995): 20-39.
Call No. Local History Ref F548.1.C465 (2nd floor open shelf.)
Peoples Welfare Organization of Chicago. History of Dearborn Homes.
Chicago : The Organization, 1950 (Printed by Sumar Press).
Call No. HD7288.782.C4 P46 1950
Spear, Allan. The Making of a Negro Ghetto.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1967.
Call No. F 548.9.N3 S65
Stange, Maren. Bronzeville : Black Chicago in Pictures, 1941-1943.
New York: New Press, 2003.
F548.9.N4 B74 2003
Thompson, Nathan. Kings : The True Story of Chicago’s Policy Kings and Numbers Racketeers.
Chicago : Bronzeville Press, 2003.
Call No. HV6721.C45 T46 2003.
Williams, Sherry. Bronzeville, Black Chicago : 100 notable people and places : a guide to many landmarks, historical sites, civic organizations, places of worship, birthplaces, or residences of notable Black Americans whom [sic] lived or live in Chicago.
Chicago : S. Williams, 2006?
Call No. folio F548.9.N4 W55 2006
Images of the people and places in this neighborhood from the CARLI digital collections.