Saturday, December 03, 2011

Chicago Jewish Historical Society

I'm working on a blog post about Northwestern Memorial Hospital Records which include birth registers from the Maxwell Station. One Google search led to another this evening and I landed on the page for The Chicago Jewish Historical Society.

If you have some time, check out their Journal Archive. Simply put, it's rich with history worth reading.

1 comment:

Jacqi said...

You are absolutely right about the Chicago Jewish Historical Society and their Journal. I was just working on a blog post that I did December 1, and it was a CJHS Journal article from their Summer 2002 issue that helped me confirm that it was Chicago philanthropist Benjamin Rosenthal's widow, Hannah, whom my father-in-law chanced to meet on his way to report at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center just after Pearl Harbor.

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