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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.

Capehart, Adrian. “Douglas” in The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago.

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

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