Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Elaine Roberts  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1945

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Illinois Connection

Roberts has a B. A. from Chicago State University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Elaine Roberts is a writer, a poet, and a mother. She is an intellect, a facilitator of knowledge and an inspiration to many. Since the age of eleven, Elaine has been intrigued by literature and poetry.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Contace Elaine by phone at 773-981-0643 or fax at 773-651-0643

Selected Titles At Your Library

The Ghosts of 47th Street
ISBN: 0965721361. OCLC Number:

Tramella Publishing Company. .

The Ghosts of 47th Street is a book that shows how racism and segregation forced blacks to unite in a positive way, how blacks lived in a limited area and gave strength and support to each other. The people interviewed for this book were happy to expressed their experience of living on 47th Street.