Title:

Bronzeville Collection

Identifier:

BMRC.BRONZEVILLE.BRONZEVILLE1998.SURVEY

Repository:

Illinois Institute of Technology Archives

Extent:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1998

Scope and Contents note

A collection of 35 mm black and white slides numbered 1 to 12 (there are 2 copies of slide no. 1 for a total of 13 slides) of street scenes, people and housing in the historically black south Chicago community know as Bronzeville. Images include some interior house scenes and some public housing. All of these images were used in The Poorhouse: Subsidized Housing in Chicago, 1895 – 1976 by Devereux Bowly, Jr. (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University, 1978). Images are credited to Mildred Mead, courtesy of Chicago Historical Society, Devereux Bowly, Jr., and Chicago Housing Authority.

Related Archival Materials note

Within this repository: Charles A. Sengstock Jr. papers

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2009 June 8 by Bergis Jules and Lisa Calahan.

Subjects

INVENTORY