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CHM at Home | Families (April 8)

Chicago has played a starring role in many movies, plays, books, poems, and songs. Inspiring writers for many years, our city is the backbone of their creativity. Their works help us understand different places and times in the city’s history.

Two Chicago Public Library employees organize books that were collected for US soldiers, Chicago, 1917. DN-0068144, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, CHM

Continuing our exploration of the white stripes on the Chicago flag, which represent the North, South and West Sides of the city, kids will get to write a poem about the city or their own neighborhood or town. Share your poem on social media using the hashtag #CHMatHomeFamilies.

Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago Stories