Cadogan-GarnetteGarnett Cadogan, Independent Scholar, New York City, New York

The Myriad Roots of Jamaican Popular Music

Mr. Cadogan conducted research at the Columbia College’s Center for Black Music Research, Chicago Public Library Special Collection, and the Melville J. Herskovits Collection at Northwestern University.

Melanie ChamblissMelanie Chambliss, PhD candidate, African American Studies and American Studies, Yale University

Saving the Race: Black Archives and their Conceptualization of African American History, 1914-1968

Ms. Chambliss conducted research at Chicago Public Library’s Vivian G. Harsh Collection and the University of Chicago Special Collections.

Mark KoschmannRev. Mark Koschmann, PhD candidate, American Studies, St. Louis University

African American Religious Communities and Urban Activism on Chicago’s West Side, 1950-1970

Rev. Koschmann conducted research at the Chicago History Museum, West Side church organizations, Chicago Public Library’s Vivian G. Harsh Collection, and the University of Illinois, Chicago Special Collections.

Austin PicAustin McCoy, PhD candidate, Department of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Chicago Works Together: Progressive Black Governance and Economic Development during the Harold Washington Administration, 1983-1987

Mr. McCoy conducted research at Chicago Public Library’s Vivian G. Harsh Collection and Special Collections, the University of Illinois, Chicago Special Collections, and the Chicago History Museum.