Henry Butler

North of Chicago: Video Presentation

Dino Robinson, Founder of Shorefront, discussed the rich, yet little known history of African American life and culture in Evanston and other suburban communities north of Chicago. The presentation was held at the Evanston Public Library on Saturday, May 31, 2014. This is the second time Dino has presented “North of ... Read More

Henry Butler and The American Dream

—By Carol Lems-Dworkin Mary Butler died in the room in which I sleep every night. And it is here that Henry Butler, according to the account of his grand niece, Christine Dodson, asked everyone to leave before closing the bedroom door to be alone with his wife as she left ... Read More