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Educator Program

Chicago Legacies: The 1919 Race Riots

Saturday, March 23

2018–19 marks the anniversaries of several notable events in Chicago and the nation’s past that continue to resonate today. This workshop draw on the Museum’s collection and share strategies to spark investigations with your students about citizenship and the rights of people in the US.


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A large crowd at the 29th Street Beach after Eugene Williams was stoned by a group of white men, Chicago, July 27, 1919. ICHi-030315
Armed National Guard and African American men during the race riots in Chicago, 1919. ICHi-065478

The Details



23 rd

9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.



$ 25

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