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Chicago History Cruise

08/19 3:00 p.m.

Learn about the growth and transformation of the city’s skyline on this leisurely rive cruise. More

Friday

Chicago History Cruise

08/24 3:00 p.m.

Learn about the growth and transformation of the city’s skyline on this leisurely rive cruise. More

Saturday

Devil in the White City Bus Tour

08/25 1:00–5:00 p.m.

Come with us into the darker corners of Chicago history. Discover the stories of infamous crimes and criminals. Visit notorious sites, haunted locales, and the city’s cemeteries on these spine-tingling excursions. More
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August
06

Crossing Parish Boundaries

Posted under Blog by Gary T. Johnson

Timothy B. Neary. Crossing Parish Boundaries: Race, Sports, and Catholic Youth in Chicago: 1915–1954. Chicago, University of Chicago Press (2016). The author makes good on his promise to tell “the little-known and largely forgotten story of Catholic interracialism prior to the modern civil rights movement.” Founded in 1930, the Catholic Youth Organization brought together boys More

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