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Presidents’ Day

02/20 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Discover the lives behind the legends of the American presidency. More

March 3rd

OUT at CHM | Art, AIDS, and Activism in Chicago

03/03 5:30 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. program

How was art used to speak out about the AIDS pandemic, advocate for its victims, and critique public response to this health crisis? More

March 9th

Urban History Seminar | Detroit Reimagined

03/09 5:45 p.m.

Independent scholar Heather Barrow presents in our UHS series. More
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February
15

Un-American

Posted under Blog by Gary T. Johnson

Richard Cahan and Michael Williams. Un-American: The Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. Chicago, CityFiles Press (2016). This remarkable book includes “beautiful” images by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and other government photographers. “Beautiful” is in quotes, of course, because the project that is portrayed is one that we look back on with horror More

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