The available oral history transcripts circulate and may be sent for through interlibrary loan. Online transcripts are on, "Park Forest: An Illinois Planned Community," on Illinois Digital Archives, and are free- text searchable. NOTE:  Call the Park Forest Public Library at 708-748-3731 to check on availability. The transcripts are kept in a cabinet behind the Reference Desk at the "Information Station."  Staff may not know where they are.
The Archive Office, St. Mary's Catholic Church, 227 Monee Road, has non-circulating copies of the transcripts.  Call Jane Nicoll, Archivist at 708-481-4252, or email her, if you have any problem locating a transcript.

OH! Park Forest Oral History Transcripts List

Transcripts not Bound, are available in manila envelopes, as copies with editing marks. 7-07

Narrator Status Narrator Status
Amster, Barbara Folb   Marzuki, James E. Bound
Baker, Ivan   McLeod, J. Ron Online
Barthoff, Ellen   Meltzer, Jack N/A
Barthoff, Julius Bound & Online Moore, Stanley  
Bennett, Richard Bound & Online Mundt, Philip  
Berger, David   Myrow, Beverly N/A
Billig, Etel Bound Osterling, Blaine (Bud) Bound
Brenne, Lynn G. Bound Park Forest Aqua Center  
Brown, Harold Online Online Patterson, James  
Building the Townhouses Bound & Online Priest, Char  
Carroll, Linus Online Racher, Alice Bound
Clark, Larry W. Online Rashkin, Jack  
Coogan, Elmer Bound Raygor, Georgiana Bound
Cribbs, Maureen Bound Retzlaff, Joan L.  
Cunningham, Bernard G. 6 vols. Bound & Online
Ringering, Leona Bound
DeLue, Leona Bound & Online Robinson, Yvonne Online
DeLue, Ross Bound & Online Sainsbury, Edward P.  
Dettbarn, Robert   Saul, James D. Online
Dietch, Henry X. Bound & Online Scariano, Anthony, Sr. Online

Dinerstein, Robert A. 5 vols.[hung up 7-2007]

Bound & Online
Schlenker, Jacob  
Early Park Forest, 1949-1950   Schumacher, Florence McCoy Online
Engelmann, Gerson Bound & Online
Schumacher, Roy C.  
Flaherty, John J.   Shaw, Connor B.  
Fuller, H. Laurance   Showalter, Betty  
Garretson, Elaine Online Simpson, William Online
Garretson, James L. Bound Singerman, Mayer  
Garretson, Peter N/A Sloane, Eleanor  
Glassner, Adele & Alvin   Sonduck, Lucille (Sue)  
Gross, Harriet Marcus   Star, Jack  
Hamby, William   Sweet, Carroll F, Jr Bound & Online
Helmick, Dewey Bound Sylvester, Clarissa Stanis (in Early Park Forest, 1949-1950)  
Hill, Doris Bound Turnbull, Priscilla (being retyped)  
Hodes, Art   Tweedell, Robert (see Building the Townhouses) Online
Kaage, Harriet   Waterman, Edward L. Online
Klein, Minard Online Wheeler, Shirlee  
Klutznick, Philip M. Bound & Online
Yost, Harold (see Building the Townhouses)  
Knight, Jerry Bound    
Kunde, Alberta      
Leweling, Anna      
Leweling, Henry F.      
McDade, Thomas      
Maeyama, Josephine A.