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The Nile Club—The Social Evolution of a Black Veritas

— By Spencer Jourdain . . . Throughout his college years, Edwin B. Jourdain Jr. (Gint) enjoyed engaging in every aspect of university life available to a black student. He loved to attend the university orchestra and glee club concerts, carefully storing away the events’ ticket stubs, and was a ... 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