Individual Author Record
Name: Cynthia L. OgorekPen Name: None Genre: History Audience: Adult; Born: in Hammond, IN
-- Website -- http://www.centerofknownhistory.com
-- Cynthia L. Ogorek on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=cynthia+l.+ogorek
Illinois ConnectionI was born and raised in the Calumet Region and for most of my life have been a resident of Calumet City, Illinois. I have also lived in River Forest where I attended Dominican University and the Hegewisch, Hyde Park and Edgewater neighborhoods of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationI am a public historian, author and speaker. My company is called ''The Public Historian''.
-- Superior Achievement, Illinois State Historical Society, 2009, ''The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago''
-- Mate E. Palmer Communications Prize, Nonfiction Book
Speaking EngagementsSpeaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Please see my website [http://www.centerofknownhistory.com www.centerofknownhistory.com] for a complete list of the programs that I offer to historical societies, church groups, women's clubs and any other organizations that would enjoy a program based on a historical event or person.
Selected Titles At Your Library
Along the Calumet River /
ISBN: 0738533440. OCLC Number: 57204251 Arcadia,. .
The Lincoln Highway around Chicago
ISBN: 9780738551975. OCLC Number: 214335651 Arcadia Pub.,. . Once known as the Main Street of America, The Lincoln Highway through western Indiana and eastern Illinois became the first urban bypass on the first hard-surfaced transcontinental highway in the nation. Some 200 vintage photographs visit sites that early-day tourists saw, and documents the people who made the highway what is was.