Chicago History Minute

In April of 1935, the Illinois State Legislature ruled that it was the duty of a city council to appoint street names. The issue arose over the commemoration of Polish hero Casimir Pulaski.
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Lectures and Seminars

Urban History Seminars


Reception at 5:45 p.m., Dinner at 6:15 p.m., Program at 7:00 p.m.
Advance reservations for dinner are essential.

Navigating the Steel Barrio: the Making of Mexican South Chicago

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Michael Innis-Jiménez, University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Cost: $25, includes dinner, program and parking; cash bar

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Creative Federalism: Using Model Cities to Nationalize the Urban Crisis

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Bell Clement, The George Washington University

Cost: $25, includes dinner, program and parking; cash bar

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Rediscovering Railroaders with Pablo Delano

Friday, May 9
Reception and exhibition viewing at 6:30 p
Program at 7:30 p

Join us for an evening with Pablo Delano, photographer, professor of fine arts at Trinity College, and son of Railroader’s Jack Delano. In collaboration with the Center for Railroad Photography and Art, Pablo photographed the descendants of those his father had photographed during World War II. Come learn about this project and explore the art of storytelling through photography.

Cost: $15, $12 members, $6 students

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