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Chicago’s Blues, Jazz, and Folk Scene of the 1960s as Photographed by Raeburn Flerlage

07/24 6:30 p.m.

Delve into the vast history of blues, jazz, and, folk music in Chicago as seen in the photographs of Raeburn Flerlage. More


Chicago History Cruise

07/28 3:00 p.m.

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


Union Station Walking Tour

07/29 1:00 p.m.

These walking tours highlight the best of the city—the iconic venues and features that make Chicago history both fun and unique. More
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The Creation of the Special Olympics

Posted under Collections by Guest authors

This past winter and spring, CHM collections interns processed the Museum’s Special Olympics Chicago records under the supervision of archivist Julie Wroblewski. Erin Glasco handled the manuscript material, while Ashley Clark handled the photographic portion. The Special Olympics Chicago records detail the history and trajectory of the Special Olympics here since the first games were More

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