Opposite the Old Campus, on Chapel Street, in New Haven, Connecticut; first settled by Native Americans before memory or record; planted by Puritans in 1638; home to Roger Sherman throughout the War of Independence; the Gaius F. Warner mansion by Henry Austin in 1860; Carll's Opera House in 1880; the Republican League club in 1884; the Hyperion theatre in 1887; the Union League club by Richard Williams in 1903; the Roger Sherman Theater in 1926; a succession of French fine dining restaurants, beginning in 1977, that continues today. While the Roger Sherman house is no longer standing, the U. S. Constitution is, and reconstruction continues.
Pilsen: A Blending of Czech and Mexican American Communities, by the Neighborhood Service Association of Chicago
“‘Cover of youth storybook and guide to neighborhood. Presents Pilsen as blending of Czech and Mexican American Communities.‘ The second sentence of the description from the above image titled, “Hello, Boys and Girls!” fully sets the stage for what follows. These images are courtesy of the Seven Settlement Houses-Database of Photos (University of Illinois at Chicago), University of Illinois at Chicago Library Special Collections and University Archives.”
-Images are courtesy of the Seven Settlement Houses-Database of Photos (University of Illinois at Chicago), University of Illinois at Chicago Library Special Collections and University Archives. For the full selection of photos, please visit Explore Chicago Collections:https://explore.chicagocollections.org/
Published by Arthur Mullen
Roger Sherman, also of Connecticut, was known to have given one of the shortest speeches in history at a bridge dedication ceremony when he said, "I think it will hold up all right," while testing the strength of the bridge with one foot.
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