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Venson, Lily Pagratis, 1924-2011 : Lily Venson Papers, 1963-1989

Collection of feature news articles written by award-winning journalist Lily Pagratis Venson (1924-2011) for Lerner Newspapers from 1963-1973. Her stories covered Chicago community and national topics including civil and women’s rights, politics, housing, immigration, land use, and social justice. Includes materials about her efforts to establish Warren Park in West Rogers Park, about the Edgewater Beach Hotel bid for purchase and demolition, correspondence, and photographs.
Extent: 3 linear feet - (3 boxes)
Subjects: Chicago, Journalism, Women
Call Number: Midwest MS Venson
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