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Members’ Bus Tour

11/15 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Join Peter T. Alter, CHM chief historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center of Oral History, for a members-only tour of American Medina, then travel by bus to the Sabeel Center in Des Plaines, Illinois, for a tour of America-to-Zanzibar: Exhibit of Muslim Cultures with its director, K. Rizwan Kadir. More


    Educator Workshop: American Medina

    11/16 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Based on our exhibition American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago, this workshop for history and social studies teachers features teaching strategies and resource materials on countering anti-Muslim racism. More


    Union Station Walking Tour

    11/17 1:00 p.m.

    These walking tours highlight the best of the city—the iconic venues and features that make Chicago history both fun and unique. More
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    A Century of Chicago Bears Football

    Posted under Stories by Julius L. Jones

    The 2019 National Football League season marks the centennial for both the league and a few original teams, including our very own Chicago Bears. To commemorate the occasion, assistant curator Julius L. Jones compiled some highlights from the Bears’ first century using artifacts and images in the Chicago History Museum’s collection.   The Chicago Bears More

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