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September 2021
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
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Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.  

Jessica I. Elfenbein of the University of South Carolina presents “Chicago Lumbermen in the New South: The Philanthropic Legacies of B. F. Ferguson, Francis Beidler, and South Carolina's Old Growth Hardwood Forests.”
Virtual Event
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Virtual Event | Candyman: Housing, Fear, & Reclaiming the Narrative

12:00–4:00 p.m.

Join us as Dr. Stanford W. Carpenter moderates a series of panel discussions with scholars, artists, and housing experts.
October 2021
Educator Program, Exhibition Program
19
City on Fire Virtual Educator Open House

4:30–6:00 p.m.

Designed for educators, this virtual open house of our newest exhibition, City on Fire: Chicago 1871, features CHM assistant curator Julius L. Jones talking about its creation.
Educator Program, Exhibition Program
19
City on Fire Virtual Educator Open House

6:30–8:00 p.m.

Designed for educators, this virtual open house of our newest exhibition, City on Fire: Chicago 1871, features CHM assistant curator Julius L. Jones talking about its creation.
Urban History Seminar, Virtual Event
21
Virtual Urban History Seminar

7:00–8:15 p.m.  

Paige Glotzer of the University of Wisconsin–Madison presents “How the Suburbs Were Segregated.”
November 2021
Fundraiser, Virtual Event
18
Virtual Event | Dior Hats: From Christian Dior to Stephen Jones

5:00–7:30 p.m. CT

Join us for a talk with renowned milliner Stephen Jones and Oriole Cullen, fashion and textiles curator at the Victoria & Albert Museum.

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Create historic moments.

Sip cocktails next to one of Chicago’s first “L” cars. Dance the night away against a backdrop of Lincoln Park’s lush gardens. Celebrate your life-changing moments in a place dedicated to embracing memories.

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Chicago History Museum Sharing Chicago's Stories
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