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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Cynthia L. Ogorek  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT History

Born: in Hammond, IN


Illinois Connection

I 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 Information

I am a public historian, author and speaker. My company is called ''The Public Historian''.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- *Superior Achievement, Illinois State Historical Society, 2009, ''The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago'' *Mate E. Palmer Communications Prize, Nonfiction Book