Charles A. Sengstock, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Charles A. Sengstock, Jr. papers
Illinois Institute of Technology Archives
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Sengstock, Charles A., 1932-

Biographical Note

Charles A. Sengstock Jr. was an associate in the public relations office for Armour Research Foundation from Feb. 1958 - Feb. 1962. His office was located initially in the "33rd St. apartments" (apparently the Armour Flats building) before moving to the former Arcade building at 10 W. 35th St. (35th and State Sts.) Sengstock had a particular interest in the Jazz culture of the Bronzeville community at the time and wrote various articles on the former clubs and theaters in the area for the Armour Research Foundation newsletter. Sengstock earlier worked for WGN radio and television in Chicago.

Scope and Contents note

Collection of articles authored by Charles A. Sengstock Jr. concerning Jazz clubs, theaters, and historic buildings on the south side of Chicago in the 1940s and 1950s.

Related Archival Materials note

Within repository: Bronzeville Collection

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Charles A. Sengstock Jr.

Processing Information note

This collection was surveyed as part of the Black Metropolis Research Consortium's Survey Initiative on 2009 June 8 by Begis Jules and Lisa Calahan.

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