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Restvale Cemetery open 1927 is located at 11700 S. Laramie Ave. in Alsip, Illinois, United States, a suburb southwest of the city of Chicago. A number of Chicago blues musicians, educators, and notable people are buried here.

Restvale and Burr Oak were the last two historically black cemeteries to open in the area; both had their first burials in 1927.

Notable interments

See also

References

  1. ^ "John Henry Barbee: Music Biography". Wirz.de. Retrieved January 27, 2020.
  2. ^ "Jazz Gillum, Complete Recorded Works 1936–1949 in Chronological Order. Vol. 1, 3 April 1936 to 16 December 1938". Document-records.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30. Document Records Vintage Blues and Jazz, DOCD-5197
  3. ^ Sebastian, Danchin (February 11, 2010). Earl Hooker, Blues Master. University Press of Mississippi. p. 321. ISBN  9781604739008 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ Eagle, Bob L.; LeBlanc, Eric S. (May 1, 2013). Blues: A Regional Experience. ABC-CLIO. p. 128. ISBN  9780313344244 – via Google Books.
  5. ^ a b "McCoy Brothers Tribute". Mccoybrotherstribute.com. Retrieved January 27, 2020.
  6. ^ "Hound Dog Taylor". Furious.com. Retrieved November 22, 2006.
  7. ^ "George Washington Thomas/Hersal Thomas". Ragpiano.com. Retrieved January 27, 2020.
  8. ^ "Luther Tucker". March 20, 2008. Archived from the original on March 20, 2008. Retrieved January 27, 2020.

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Restvale_Cemetery Latitude and Longitude:

41°40′47″N 87°45′02″W / 41.6797472°N 87.7506012°W / 41.6797472; -87.7506012