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Presidents’ Day

02/17 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Discover the lives behind the legends of the American presidency through music, crafts, and storytelling at this family-friendly event. More


Urban History Seminar

02/20 5:45 p.m.

Ruby Oram of Loyola University Chicago presents "‘A Girl’s Preparation for Life’: How Women Reformed Vocational Education in Progressive-Era Chicago." More


    Members Only: Your Story, Our Story Project Culmination

    02/21 11:00 a.m.

    CHM school programs coordinator Megan Clark and assistant curator Julius L. Jones present on Your Story, Our Story, a digital project that highlights our common bonds and reveals the differences in our American experience. More
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    “Lifting As We Climb”

    Posted under Exhibitions by Guest Author

    CHM curatorial intern Brigid Kennedy recounts the extraordinary life of Elizabeth Lindsay Davis. This blog post is part of a series in which we share the stories of local women who made history in anticipation of CHM’s upcoming exhibition Democracy Limited: Chicago Women and the Vote, opening August 2020. Elizabeth Lindsay Davis not only took More

    Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories