Gertrude Fox Hoagland wrote one of the earliest histories of Oak Park. The collection contains an original manuscript of the 1937 WPA Historical Survey of Oak
Biographical / Historical
Gertrude Fox Hoagland was a writer who worked under the Works Progress Administration. In 1934 she wrote an article in Oak Leaves about the founding and early history of the Scoville Institute and the Oak Park Public Library. In 1937 she published one of the earliest histories of Oak Park. The history of the village was published under the WPA’s Historical Survey.
Part of the Oak Park Public Library Special Collections Repository
834 Lake Street
Gertrude Fox Hoagland Manuscript Collection-Oak Park Public Library. Oak Park Public Library Special Collections. http://opspecialcollections.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/2/resources/17 Accessed October 21, 2017.