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January 2019
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Members-Only Meet & Greet With Charles E. Bethea

6:00 p.m.

Get to know CHM director of curatorial affairs Charles E. Bethea, one of our newest staff members, in a casual interview with vice president of interpretation and education John Russick.
February 2019
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Forty Blocks Documentary Screening and Panel Discussion

7:00 p.m.

Enjoy a screening of Forty Blocks: The East Garfield Park Oral History Project (2016), a documentary produced by the youth film crew from Breakthrough Urban Ministries and CHM historian and director of the Studs Terkel Center for Oral History Peter T. Alter.
March 2019
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Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps: A Deeper Dive

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Join director of research and access Ellen Keith and reference librarian Lesley Martin in the Research Center, where we’ll use Sanborn Fire Insurance maps to take a virtual walk through the past.

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