19 02, 2020

New Genealogy and History Resources: Fold3 and Newspapers.com

By |February 19th, 2020|

Are you knee-deep in genealogy? Do you have a passion for history and rabbit trails? If you answered yes to either of these, then Deerfield Library is ready to assist you with two new databases!  Fold3 Our new database Fold3 is designed with the genealogist in mind. This database is

15 11, 2018

The Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection

By |November 15th, 2018|

Announcing our new, unique program series related to Deerfield’s history: The Fight to Integrate Deerfield: 60 Year Reflection. Continuing a community tradition, the Library is inviting residents, historians, and experts to offer new insights into the fight over an integrated housing development that was planned for the village in 1959.

22 03, 2017

From Chicago’s West Side to Haute Couture

By |March 22nd, 2017|

What do haute couture and Chicago’s west side have in common? Mainbocher. You would not be the first person surprised to learn that Main Rousseau Bocher from East Garfield Park became one of only two American couturiers in history. While Mainbocher ended up in 1930s Paris and then spent decades

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