Lorraine H. Morton

Wednesday Night Bridge Group Now Includes Men!

—By Janet Alexander Davis Change is one of the constant experiences we all will face during our lives, and change has come to an all women’ s bridge group which started around 60 years ago, The Wednesday Night group has been in existence for more than 60 years. Back then, ... Read More

Shorefront Update #006

Settled and growing — that best sums up the activities of Shorefront over the summer months at Shorefront. Highlighting Shorefront’s activities are the acquisitions of new archives from community members and organizations. Earlier in the spring (and in previous years), Lorraine H. Morton had donated many items to shorefront of ... Read More

Lorraine Hairston Morton: I Am More Than My Smile

— By Joi-Anissa Russell The Smile No denying when she enters a room. Her 1000-watt smile lights up the entire space. She is a force to be reckoned with and her energy is unsurpassable. She took a road less traveled and broke two barriers. Lorraine H. Morton became Evanston’s second ... Read More

The Toppers Club of Evanston, Illinois

— By Salome Perry Young (founder) — At a time when the United States was still recovering from the Great Depression, everyday lives were characterized by a blend of optimism and pessimism. A nucleus of ambitious, energetic and optimistic young Black college-level women came together in 1938 to share in common ... Read More