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Welcome to our store made for Lifting As They Climbed: Mapping a History of Black Women on Chicago's South Side - A Self-Guided Tour. Thank you for your interest in the guidebook! We hope that these stories inspire you to learn more about the women featured and create tours to explore the sites we've included.

Authors Essence McDowell and Mariame Kaba can be reached through the contact form to the left.

Additional information, a interactive digital hub for the Lifting As They Climbed guidebook is in the works. Check back for details.