Their school, their community.

Listen to the stories of students, parents, neighbors, and community leaders on the legacy of Paul Robeson High School.

 
 

Explore the archive.

Listen to additional experiences and meet more faces of those that walked the halls of the 40-year-old south side institution.

 
 

Preservation of your community can start with you.

If you are connected to the Robeson network and have more stories, photos or other memorabilia to share, fill out our archive form.

 
One of the many decorated bulletin boards that covered the many walls of Robeson High School before the building was closed and torn down. Photo: Olivia Obineme

One of the many decorated bulletin boards that covered the many walls of Robeson High School before the building was closed and torn down. Photo: Olivia Obineme

 

This project was supported in part by the Illinois HUMANITIES Action Grant.