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A Raisin in the Sun: Chicago in the 1950's/1960's


White-on-Black Crime in the 1950's
Employment Opportunities for African-Americans in Chicago
Abortion in the Black Community in the 1950's
Emmett Till in Chicago in the 1950's
Taxis and Public Transit in Chicago in the 1950's
Voting Rights
Contact Us
Black Women Doctors
Topics Investigated

Here are some of the resources we've used. (this one is really great for information about Chicago in the 1950’s, especially housing.)


Chicago History   Museum

ASUMH--Composition II, Spring 2007