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8 years ago
sonny72
Where on Goose Island did your Father live??----When did he leave the Island? Do you know the address or the name of the street he lived on....Do you or any members of your Family know any other names of people who lived there--pre 1940?????
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8 years ago
sonny72
Correction: He moved his Tavern to N. North Branch St In the 1960's.
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8 years ago
sonny72
Lonski moved his "tavern/restauant" to the 1100 block of N. North Branch St.in the 60's. He lived on the NW side of the city. He passed away a few years ago. He was an honorable man..............There are stories of his Father---who owned the original tavern on Divsion St.---In the 1930's (I think)---2 robbers, armed w/guns tried to rob his tavern, but he refused to give them any money &
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8 years ago
sonny72
I've tried just about everywhere---all to no avail. I was hoping that someone out there just might have some family or personal photos of buildings (or people) which would show just what life was like there; or even know some people who lived there---say in the 1930's. Goose Island was in a sort of time warp wherein it was about 10 years behind the way people lived in the rest of Chicago.
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8 years ago
sonny72
I'm looking for any 1st hand info about Goose Island--located near Division St & Elston Ave.
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8 years ago
sonny72
Anyone have any "1st hand knowledge" of Goose Island, on Chicago's near north side??
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