Foster School

Remembered as a Mentor: Charles R. Bouyer

— By Dino Robinson Charles Randolph Bouyer was born December 8, 1905. In his early life, he lived with his aunt and uncle in St. Louis, Missouri. When of age, he made his way to Chicago’s south side then later to Evanston c.1930. While in Evanston, he was employed by ... Read More

Shorefront Memories #001

1948 Foster Elementary School Within Shorefront’s photographic collections, we have many class photos from Foster School in Evanston, Illinois. Unfortunately, the students photographed are unidentified. Can you identify anyone? Foster evolved into a de facto segregated school by the 1930s and remained that way until the 1967 “experimental” school was ... Read More