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    • Philip M. Klutznick

    • Park Forest (Ill.)--History; Park Forest (Ill.)--Officials and employees; City planning--United States--Illinois; Planned communities--United States--Illinois
    • Mr. Klutznick, one of the developers, discusses the history of Park Forest, Illinois, a post-World War II planned community built by American Community Builders beginning in 1946.
    • Area Became a Microcosm of America Itself

    • Planned Communities--United States--Illinois; City Planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Race Relations; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Population--Economic Aspects; Shopping Centers--United...
    • Richard Sherman, then a professor of history at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois, wrote 9-10 articles on South Suburban History for the Star Newspapers in 1988. In this article he relates the changes in the South Suburban region...
    • Nathan Manilow

    • Park Forest, (Ill.)--History; Planned Communities--United States--Illinois
    • Photo from the Star Newspaper, ca. 1960. This photograph shows Nathan Manilow later in life. We have no identification for the two men on either side of Mr. Manilow.
    • Protection against gas

    • Gases, Asphyxiating and poisonous--War use; Civilian defense--United States
    • A guide for communities in setting up an organization for protection against gas attack, and for training of gas-defense instructors. This item also contains a chemical warfare agent reference and training chart with descriptions of types of gases,...
    • G.I. Town and the Organization Man

    • Planned Communities--United States--Illinois; City Planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Race Relations; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Shopping Centers--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Shopping Centers
    • Dr. Larry McClellan, a professor retired from Governors State University, now working for the Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission, writes the local history column, "Time Frame," which runs in the Star Newspapers once a month. In this column...
    • Park Forest: A Model for U.S. Planned Towns

    • Planned Communities--United States--Illinois; City Planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Life and Customs--1945--1970; Shopping Centers--United States--Illinois; Park Forest...
    • Richard Sherman, then a history professor at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, wrote a nine-part series on South Suburban history for the Star Newspapers in 1988. This fifth article was published out of sequence. The author gives population...
    • History Search Packet - Teaching Park Forest History

    • Planned communities--United States--Illinois; City planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Race relations; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social life and customs--1945-1970; Park Forest...
    • The History Search Packet was produced by D. Stanley Moore, a former teacher at Rich East High School. He was one of the earliest teachers at the school, so lived many years in the village. The packet was created as part of a workshop that Dr....
    • Roots of Racial Diversity Formed 35 Years Ago

    • Planned Communities--United States--Illinois; City Planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Race Relations; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social Life and Customs--1945--1970; Park Forest (Ill.)--Integration
    • Dr. Larry McClellan, a professor, retired from Governors State University, and a noted local historian, writes the column, "Time Frame," which runs once a month in the Star Newspaper. In this article he writes about the Park Forest Human Relations...
    • Philip M. Klutznick

    • Park Forest, (Ill.)--History; Planned Communities--United States--Illinois
    • A portrait found in the promotional piece, "Where Thistles Grew Before". The caption reads, "Philip M. Klutznick, above, is president of the American Community Builders Inc., the Chicago enterprise which has undertaken the construction of a new...
    • Westward Ho! The 60's, 70's See Population, Economic Shifts

    • Planned communities--United States--Illinois; City planning--United States--Illinois; Park Forest (Ill.)--Racial analysis; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social conditions; Park Forest (Ill.)--Social life and customs--1945-1970; Shopping centers--United...
    • Richard Sherman, then a professor of history at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois, wrote a nine-part series of articles for the Star Newspapers in 1988 on the history of the south suburbs. This article contains a number of...

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