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Chicago History Cruise

07/19 3:00 p.m.

Learn about the growth and transformation of the city’s skyline on this leisurely river cruise. More

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Blues Bus Tour

07/20 1:00 p.m.

Explore Bronzeville and the South Side to discover how the Delta blues came to Chicago during the Great Migration and evolved into its own distinct sound. More

Saturday

Chicago History Cruise

07/20 3:00 p.m.

Learn about the growth and transformation of the city’s skyline on this leisurely river cruise. More
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April
29

Here’s the Thing

Posted under Collections by Guest author

Project archivist Rebekah McFarland writes about her experience processing the Thing magazine records, which will be available for public access at the CHM Research Center in May.   When Robert Ford, Trent Adkins, and Lawrence Warren founded Thing in 1989, they did so to fill a void in the publishing world. In a 1994 interview More

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