CAMPAIGNS AND COMMUNITY: POLITICAL ACTIVISM IN ROGERS PARK, 1979-1991

Pre-College Summer Scholars at Loyola University Chicago sought answers to this question by exploring a collection of historical political materials housed at the Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society. As part of a week-long course on public history, students analyzed dozens of primary sources and organized them into a digital exhibit. Follow the link above to join the scholars in uncovering the changing influence of Chicago’s Democratic Machine over time and discover Rogers Park’s robust legacy of political activism.

 

More digital exhibits coming soon!