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Urban History Seminar

Virtual Urban History Seminar

Thursday, January 14

The Urban History Seminar series feature a scholarly presentation followed by lively discussion. Carl S. Smith, emeritus professor at Northwestern University, presents “The Elusiveness of History: Responding Again to the Great Chicago Fire.”

The Zoom session will open at 6:45 p.m. with the program starting at 7:00 p.m. and concluding by 8:15 p.m. RSVP is required.  

This session is free of charge; we would greatly appreciate a donation to the Museum in any amount. A Zoom link will be provided after registration.

The Urban History Seminars have been generously underwritten by the Chicago History Museum since 1983.

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Broadside regarding aid after the Great Chicago Fire, 1871. ICHi-020590
"Memories of the Chicago Fire of 1871" by Julia Lemos, 1912. ICHi-062293
Professor Carl S. Smith

The Details



14 th

6:45–8:15 p.m.

Event Location


Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories