Oak Park Public Library

Gertrude Fox Hoagland Manuscript Collection-Oak Park Public Library Edit

Summary

Identifier
2017 009

Dates

  • undated (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 Linear Feet (Whole)

Notes

  • Abstract

    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 Park.

  • 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.

  • Bibliography

    Oak Leaves 4/19/34 p. 62-accessed 6/30/17

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection contains the original manuscript for the 1937 WPA Historical Survey of Oak Park.

Components