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Presidents’ Day

02/18 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Discover the lives behind the legends of the American presidency through music, crafts, and storytelling. More


Forty Blocks Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

02/19 7:00 p.m.

Enjoy a members-only screening of Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project (2016), and a lively panel discussion. More


Urban History Seminar

02/21 5:45 p.m.

Join us for a scholarly presentation and lively discussion. More
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    Recipe for a Modern Kitchen

    Posted under Exhibitions by Olivia Mahoney

    Streamlined design found a welcome home in American kitchens. In the mid-1930s, as the economy began to improve, consumers looked to update their homes. Then as now, most people began with their kitchens, and Chicago supplied the market with a multitude of streamlined products. At the top of the list stood a group of Sunbeam More

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