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CHM at Home | Neighborhoods

Hood by Hood: Discovering Chicago’s Neighborhoods After exploring the cultural richness of some of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods, did it make you think about your neighborhood? If your neighborhood was explored, what else would you like the rest of Chicago to know about it? As a Chicagoan, you have a hand in what the future of More

CHM at Home | Neighborhoods

Hood by Hood: Discovering Chicago’s Neighborhoods This week’s challenge explores the rich history of Little Village. When Mexican and Central American immigrants came to Chicago, they faced many challenges. In response, they made choices that shaped the neighborhood of Little Village, making it an essential part of the city’s identity. Explore images of the area, More

CHM at Home | Neighborhoods

Hood by Hood: Discovering Chicago’s Neighborhoods This week’s challenge explores the rich history of Back of the Yards. When European immigrants came to Chicago, they faced many challenges. In response, they made choices that shaped the neighborhood of Back of the Yards, making it an essential part of the city’s identity. Explore images of the More

CHM at Home | Neighborhoods

Hood by Hood: Discovering Chicago’s Neighborhoods In this week’s challenge, explore the rich history of Humboldt Park. When Puerto Rican immigrants came to Chicago, they faced many challenges. In response, they made choices that shaped the neighborhood of Humboldt Park, making it an essential part of the city’s identity. Explore images of the neighborhood, read More

CHM at Home | Neighborhoods

Hood by Hood: Discovering Chicago’s Neighborhoods This week, explore the rich history of the neighborhood of Pilsen. When Mexican and Central Americans immigrants came to Chicago, they faced many challenges. In response, they made choices that shaped the neighborhood of Pilsen, making it an essential part of the city’s identity. Explore images of the neighborhood More

CHM at Home | Neighborhoods

Hood by Hood: Discovering Chicago’s Neighborhoods Explore the rich cultures of Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods through our weekly challenge! Every Monday, delve into the history of a Chicago neighborhood and the tests that migrants, immigrants, and refugees faced as they arrived. Learn about the choices these communities made and discover how they changed the city. Each More

Forty Blocks Oral History Interviews

DePaul University interns Catrien Egbert and Yasmin Mitchel are working on the Museum’s latest oral history initiative, Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project. Through DePaul’s public history program, they were students of Peter T. Alter, the Museum’s director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History. Catrien and Yasmin are working with Peter now More

Kickstarting History

DePaul University interns Catrien Egbert and Yasmin Mitchel are working on the Museum’s latest oral history initiative, Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project. Through DePaul’s public history program, they were students of Peter T. Alter, the Museum’s director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History. Catrien and Yasmin are working with More

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