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Chicago Herstory – SOLD OUT

07/22 2:00–500 p.m.

Join CHM educator Megan Clark on a trolley tour to find out more about the famous, infamous, and little-known women of Chicago who left indelible marks on the city. More

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    Chicago History Cruise

    07/22 3:00 p.m.

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

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    Chicago’s Blues, Jazz, and Folk Scene of the 1960s as Photographed by Raeburn Flerlage

    07/24 6:30 p.m.

    Delve into the vast history of blues, jazz, and, folk music in Chicago as seen in the photographs of Raeburn Flerlage. More
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    The Creation of the Special Olympics

    Posted under Collections by Guest authors

    This past winter and spring, CHM collections interns processed the Museum’s Special Olympics Chicago records under the supervision of archivist Julie Wroblewski. Erin Glasco handled the manuscript material, while Ashley Clark handled the photographic portion. The Special Olympics Chicago records detail the history and trajectory of the Special Olympics here since the first games were More

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