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Chicago History Museum Receives $50,000 Grant from Bank of America


Bank of America will support the Museum’s goal to represent Latino/a/x communities in an ongoing, sustained way. Specifically, the funding will fuel the Museum’s youth workforce development opportunities for Chicago’s Latino/a/x communities and its commitment to elevating overlooked history. Sparked by a protest in 2019 led by students from the Rudy Lozano Leadership Academy / More

CHM tapped to partner on NEH grant to digitize Chicagoland’s historical maps


The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) awarded the University of Chicago Library, in partnership with the Chicago History Museum and Newberry Library, a grant to digitize historical maps of Chicago through 1940. The grant of $348,930 will fund the proposal “Mapping Chicagoland” and support the enrichment of the digital images with geographic information for More

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories