Northside Neighborhood History Collection

The Northside Neighborhood History Collection at Sulzer Regional Library highlights historical and contemporary materials about Northside neighborhoods.

Digital Collections

Collections from the Northside Neighborhood History Collection include:
Esther A. Barlow Collection
Family photographs of CPL Librarian Esther Barlow and images of her work at the former Hild Regional Library and Lake View Branch Library from 1927 to 1976.
Henry D. Green Photograph Collection
Photographs by Henry Green of businesses, community groups, neighborhood celebrations and school events on Chicago’s North Side, 1943-1951.
Robert W. Krueger Photograph Collection
Local photographer Robert Krueger documented Chicago’s North Side with photographs of community events, buildings and people.
Northside Clubs and Organizations
Glimpse into the activities of the thriving civic service scene on the North Side as well as the rich ethnic and religious heritage of the community.
Northside High Schools
Photographs of high school football games, theatrical productions, dances and extracurricular activities from the 1870s to the 1950s.
Ravenswood-Lake View Community Collection
Street scenes and community life on the North Side, 1860s-1990s.
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