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Dancer, Choreographer, Style Icon

For International Dance Day, we’re spotlighting legendary ballerina and innovative choreographer, Ruth Page. She brought world-class dance to Chicago’s stages as artistic director of the Chicago Opera Ballet, Lyric Opera Ballet, and Ravinia Festival. Page was the first American guest ballet soloist with The Metropolitan Opera and collaborated extensively with the visionary artist and landscape More

Chicago History at Home | Teens: My Trunk, My Story

Chicago is a city of immigrants. In 1850, 50% of Chicago’s population was born outside of the US, with Irish and Germans making up a bulk of those residents. Many more European immigrants came to Chicago throughout the 1800s and into the 1900s, including Polish, Italians, Jewish, Lithuanians, among others. African Americans also migrated from More