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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

01/21 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy at this family-friendly event. More

January 29th

Members-Only Meet & Greet With Charles E. Bethea

01/29 6:00 p.m.

Get to know CHM director of curatorial affairs Charles E. Bethea, one of our newest staff members, in a casual interview with vice president of interpretation and education John Russick. More

February 17th

Day of Remembrance

02/17 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Each year, Chicago’s Japanese American community comes together to remember President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the incarceration of some 120,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. 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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