Order of the Eastern Starr

Emmaline H. Jourdain: Remembering the Lady

—By Rose Jourdain She had begun her life in Warrenton, Georgia. November 4, 1909, the only child of Rosa English and Joseph Hardwick, and moved with her family to Evanston when she was six. She attended the Evanston public schools, sang in the choir at Ebenezer AME Church where her ... Read More

From the Shorefront Archives #001

Everything is Intertwined: Archival Coincidence and Connectivity on the North Shore By: Dustin Witsman (BMRC Processing Intern) For the past two and a half months I’ve spent my days traveling North to Evanston’s Shorefront Legacy Center (via the ever-slowing CTA purple line). Started by Morris “Dino” Robinson, Jr. in his ... Read More