Past Times — Winter 2011, Vol. 30, No. 3

The Craft of a Berwyn Tailor by Elinor Schoback Lynch — My father, Louis Schoback, was proprietor of a tailoring business at 2144 South Clarence Avenue in Berwyn from 1927 through 1948. I was just a year old when he leased a store and started the business in a recently built two-story building at 22nd Street (Cermak Road) and Clarence Avenue, housing several stores, apartments and professional offi ces. It was a good location for a business – near the Douglas Park “L” line which ran from Oak Park Avenue, the end of the line, all the way to downtown Chicago… to read more download the PDF

Also In This Issue:
From the Workbench, 21st Antique and Collectible Sale, Berwyn’s Centennial Oral History Project, Update on World War I Memorial, BHS Membership and Donations, In Rememberance of 21st mayor Thomas Shaughnessy…

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