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Bridges of Memory

Recipient of 2007 The Hyde Park Historical Society Paul Cornell Award

Oral history in the first order, Bridges of Memory brings to life a wide cross-section of African Americans voices vividly recollecting a neighborhood, a city, a society, and a people undergoing dramatic and unprecedented change. Timuel D. Black Jr., one of Chicago's leading African American historians, presents the first of three volumes of oral history, this one focusing on Chicago's first wave of black migration from the South.

Author Notes
  Timuel D. Black, Jr. is a prominent civil rights activist and a professor emeritus of social sciences at the City Colleges of Chicago.