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Evanston Roundtable: “We used to go [to] Fox Lake. We went a lot to Starved Rock. … I didn’t know that [at Lake Ivanhoe] we were history in the making,” she said in a December 2022 interview with the RoundTable.

She did know, though, that “Black people just couldn’t go anyplace they wanted to, to vacation. And most people that I knew, the more affluent Blacks that lived in Evanston at the time, would go to Michigan – Idlewild, Michigan, and places like that.”

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