South Shore Days: 1940s & 50s,  by Gerald J. Lewis

This is a personal memoir of good times in Chicago back in the days when candy bars and White Castles cost a mere 5 cents.  Chicago is a “city of neighborhoods,” whether you are talking about Chinatown, Canaryville, Bridgeport, Beverly, South Chicago, Bronzeville, Hyde Park, Woodlawn or Englewood.  This story takes place in the old South Shore neighborhood, nestled on Lake Michigan between Jackson Park to the north and the booming steel mills to the south.  “Good people make a good place good,” says Lewis, and South Shore was one of those places,

Softcover, 6 x 9, 300 pgs

South Shore Days: 1940s & 50s, by Gerald J. Lewis

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