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Playboy Walking Tour

09/22 10:30 a.m.

Join Elizabeth Fraterrigo, author of Playboy and the Making of the Good Life in Modern America, on a tour that highlights Playboy’s story and the lifestyle it evoked. More


    Historic Old Town Walking Tour

    09/22 10:00 am.-12:00 p.m.

    Chicago is a city of neighborhoods. Lace up your shoes and discover them on foot. More


    History Fun Run: Life & Style

    09/22 9:45 a.m.

    Get your heart pumping as you explore Chicago neighborhoods and landmarks.  More
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    Money Talks

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    This summer, CHM collections intern Brittany Boettcher worked with senior collections manager Britta Keller Arendt to inventory items in our Decorative and Industrial Arts collection. In this blog post, Boettcher highlights some Civil War artifacts and explains how differences between Confederate bills answered the questions she had about where and when they were printed. CHM More

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