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Winnie Wright, Age 11 is a 26-minute 1974 film by Kartemquin Films. Winnie, the daughter of a steel worker and a teacher lives in Gage Park, a Chicago neighborhood that is changing from white to black. Her family struggles with racism, inflation and a threatened strike, as Winnie learns what it means to grow up white, working class, and female.
Born in 1940, Ira Berkow grew up on Chicago's Near West Side. As a teenager, he sold women's nylons and men's belts at various stands in the Maxwell St. marketplace. Upon graduating from Northwestern University's journalism program, Berkow worked as a sports writer for the New York Times. Among other books, he is the author of Maxwell Street: Survival in
Dept. of Government and Community Affairs, Office of Community Programs, Mary Margaret Langdon, Director records
In 1977 Mary Margaret Langdon became director of the Community Programs Office at Loyola University Chicago, a position she retained until her retirement in 1993. Megs Langdon was instrumental in organizing personal safety programs on the Lakeshore Campus and in charge of the Walk-to-Work Program. She worked on the Loyola Lakefill Project, which was eventually halted by court order in