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Members’ Opening Weekend of American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago

10/20 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Members get priority access to our new exhibition featuring oral histories collected from Chicago’s Muslim community. Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity! More


Brown Line | Above The City

10/20 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Enjoy an urban hike to discover the stories of Chicago neighborhoods connected by the L. More


The Vault: An exclusive look inside Hollywood archives

10/21 6:00 pm

A lecture and garment presentation by Andrea Kalas & Randall Thropp of Paramount Pictures Studios, with remarks and introduction by Virginia Heaven, curator of Silver Screen to Mainstream at the Chicago History Museum. More
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    A Century of Scandal

    Posted under Stories by Heidi Samuelson

    In this photo essay, take a look back at the events surrounding the infamous 1919 Black Sox scandal. The text is adapted from “Black Sox” by Robert I. Goler, which appeared in Chicago History, fall/winter 1988–89. One hundred years ago, the Chicago White Sox lost the 1919 World Series to the Cincinnati Reds. The infamous More

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