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Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection

Podcast: Erik Gellman’s new book on Art Shay and Chicago Protest History

On this month’s episode of the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we are very happy to present a conversation with Erik Gellman, author of Troublemakers: Chicago Freedom Struggles through the Lens of Art Shay, a book that fuses photography and history to explore many “movements and moments” in the struggle for a more free and democratic… Read More

Richard Rothstein, author of “The Color of Law,” on DPL Podcast

This month on the Deerfield Public Library Podcast, we’re featuring a recent lecture at the Library by Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. Rothstein’s widely praised book makes clear that the laws and policy decisions passed by local, state, and federal governments actually promoted… Read More

Through the Lens of Art Shay, April 13

Through the Lens of Art Shay | Saturday, April 13, 2-3 p.m. As part of our Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection series, the Library has been celebrating the life and legacy of one of our most distinguished residents, photographer Art Shay. One of the things I love about Shay’s work is that it… Read More

Art Shay Photography Unveiling, January 21

New Photographs of Local History The Library is happy to announce the addition of two stunning new photographs to our permanent art collection, due to a generous donation from the Friends of the Deerfield Library. Join us on Monday, January 21, 5-6:30 p.m., for a reception and unveiling event celebrating these unique photos by world-renowned… Read More

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