Author Archives: Dona Vitale

2018 Annual Meeting Recap

By Colleen Taylor Sen The Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society’s 2018 Annual Meeting was held March 24 at the Rogers Park Library. President Ken Walchak opened the meeting by reviewing the accomplishments of the past year, noting that it was the first year in recent memory that the society has been in the black financially. 

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Living History: The Immigrant Experience: From Russia to Rogers Park

Emma Lazarus would be proud. In the latest installment of our LIVING HISTORY Series, the Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society hosted speaker Bena Shklyanoy at the Budlong Woods Branch Library on Monday evening February 26, 2018. Bena could be the personification of “the huddled masses” who left Europe for America over the past two centuries.

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