Reparations Research at the EHC

The Evanston History Center (EHC) is pleased to announce that its research collection will be available for free to anyone who will be working on establishing a case for reparations in the City of Evanston. Appointments for using the research collection at the Evanston History Center can be made online.

One Year Later: An Evanston Community Survey

How has the last year been for you? What would you like to share about how the pandemic has impacted you? In an effort to capture and record something of Evanston residents’ (and those who go to school or work in Evanston but live elsewhere) experiences of this critical historical time, the Evanston History Center (EHC) invites people to fill out a survey documenting their experiences of and reflections on the last year.

Evanston History Center Annual Appeal

The Evanston History Center Board of Trustees and Staff extend to you warmest wishes for a Joyous Holiday Season.

Eden Juron Pearlman, Executive Director, is celebrating her 25th year at the Evanston History Center! We are recognizing this remarkable achievement by raising funds to name the Executive Director’s Office in her honor.

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Become a Member

There has never been a more exciting time to join a vibrant community that enjoys and takes pride in, Evanston’s rich history.  With your membership, you also support the Evanston History Center’s mission to collect, preserve and share the history of our community for generations to come.

Online Shop

Shop our online store for unique books, posters, ornaments – and more! – that recall and examine Evanston’s fascinating history. Every purchase supports the EHC and we thank you for your patronage!

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