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https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_NathanA_20110810_Video.mp4
In this SkokieStory video, Al "Mr. Skokie" Nathan, long-time producer of Cable Television's Skokie People Speak, discusses his move to Skokie in 1980 and his path to becoming the community's biggest advocate. He is the first resident honored with…

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https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_BacklotBash_20110924_Video.mp4
The Backlot Bash is an annual festival held in downtown Skokie each summer. The event unites Skokie's diverse community for a few days of music, food and fun. In this SkokieStory video, we spoke to a few of the festival attendees about why they love…

https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_HoffmanB_20110705_Video.mp4
Bruce Hoffman knows Skokie. In this SkokieStory video, Mr. Hoffman discusses his family's history in Skokie and how they owned the last working farm in Skokie.

https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_SutkerC_20110507_VideoLong.mp4
In this SkokieStory video, Cal Sutker, who has been making history from an early age, recounts his time with the 11th Engineer Combat Battalion when he assisted with the liberation of Dachau in 1945. Back in Illinois, he crafted fair housing…

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https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_SutkerC_20110507_VideoShort.mp4
In this SkokieStory highlights video, Cal Sutker, who has been making history from an early age, recounts his time with the 11th Engineer Combat Battalion when he assisted with the liberation of Dachau in 1945. Back in Illinois, he crafted fair…

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https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_HunterD_20120706_VideoLong.mp4
Diana Hunter has been a Skokie Public Library Board Member for 43 years. In this SkokieStory video interview she and Library Directory Carolyn Anthony discuss what she has seen at the Library in all those years.

https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_HunterD_20120706_VideoShort.mp4
Diana Hunter has been a Skokie Public Library Board Member for 43 years. This SkokieStory video shows the highlights of her discussion with Library Directory Carolyn Anthony about what she has seen at the Library in all those years.

https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_ELLCenter_20110701_Video.mp4
Niles Township has become home to the largest growing population of immigrants and refugees in the Chicago area. The ELL Center (English Language Learners) in Skokie provides a place where parents of students in the Niles Township system can access…

https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_SalganikE_20130523_Audio.mp3
In this audio recording, Eugene Salganik describes his life in Skokie since his immigration from the Soviet Union many years ago.

https://skokielibrary.info/media/uploads/omeka/SkSt_FilAm_20110121_VideoLong.mp4
Nelida Jayme, Maria Munoz, and Mary Turcuato immigrated to the United States from the Philippines. In this SkokieStory video they discuss their lives far from their home country and how they developed the Fil-Am Club of St. Peter's Catholic Church as…
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