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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


    Presidents’ Day

    02/18 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

    Discover the lives behind the legends of the American presidency through music, crafts, and storytelling. More


    Forty Blocks Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

    02/19 7:00 p.m.

    Enjoy a members-only screening of Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project (2016), and a lively panel discussion. 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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