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Evanston History Center launches month-long online fundraising campaign

Marissa Page, City Editor

February 2, 2016

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston History Center launched an online fundraising campaign Monday for the duration of February as part of a larger effort to preserve a historic mansion in the city. EHC is aiming to raise $1,000 per day through the...

Evanston History Center dedicating year to celebrating Charles Dawes

Tucker Johnson, Reporter

October 5, 2015

Filed under City

The Evanston History Center is holding a series of special events to mark what would have been the 150th birthday of notable Evanstonian Charles Dawes, who served as U.S. vice president during the 1920s. At its kickoff even...

First female Evanston mayor dies after battle with leukemia

Tori Latham, City Editor

March 23, 2015

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Former Mayor Joan Barr-Smith died Saturday at the age of 75, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz told Evanston media in an email. Her cause of death is believed to be leukemia, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl said. Barr-Smith was born...

Evanston celebrates Black History Month with discussions, events

Stephanie Kelly, City Editor

February 3, 2015

Filed under City, Local

Various Evanston organizations and centers will host discussions, exhibits and lectures throughout February to celebrate Black History Month. The Evanston History Center has premiered the first event, an exhibit on two Africa...