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Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards

09/17 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Join the Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum for the third annual Chicago Men’s Fashion Awards! More


Your Story, Our Story

09/17 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Join CHM educator Megan Clark and assistant curator Julius L. Jones to discover stories of immigration, migration, and cultural identity through Your Story, Our Story, an online platform created by the Tenement Museum in NYC. More


    Urban History Seminar

    09/19 5:45 p.m.

    D. Bradford Hunt of the Newberry Library and Christopher Robert Reed of Roosevelt University will present "Confronting Chicago’s 1919 Race Riot: Remembering in Black and Red." More
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      A Fighter for Workers’ Rights

      Posted under Collections by Guest Author

      In this blog post, CHM curatorial intern Brigid Kennedy recounts the life of labor organizer Lucy Parsons. The details of Lucy Parsons’s early life in Texas are murky, and she herself provided different accounts of her youth and heritage. Her race was the subject of public debate, but she claimed only Mexican and Muscogee Creek More

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