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Chicago History Museum Acquires Extensive Collection of Chicago Sun-Times Photographs

01/14/2020

Chicago History Museum Acquires Extensive Collection of Chicago Sun-Times Photographs Over 5 Million Photographs to be Preserved and Made Available to the Public; Highlights to be Featured in Upcoming Exhibition The Chicago History Museum last year acquired a Chicago Sun-Times photography collection of over 5 million images spanning over 75 years of Chicago history. The More

Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy Students Meet with CHM Leaders

11/18/2019

MEDIA CONTACT Rachel Hatch | Public Communications Manager | 312-799-2161 | [email protected] On Thursday, November 14, 2019 students from Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy met with six members of the Chicago History Museum’s staff and leadership to share their concerns regarding Latinx representation in the museum and to discuss their petition for change following their More

Chicago History Museum Explores Muslim Culture in New Exhibition

08/29/2019

Chicago History Museum Explores Muslim Culture in New Exhibition “American Medina: Stories of Muslim Chicago” Opens Monday, October 21 A hub of culture, Chicago has long been home to people of various religious and ethnic backgrounds. Often referred to as the American Medina, the city is and has become home to thousands of Muslims as More

Chicago History Museum Names Photography Collection for Russell L. Lewis, Jr.

04/10/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MEDIA CONTACT Karina Rosado | Interim Public Communications Manager | 312-799-2161| [email protected]   Chicago History Museum Names Photography Collection for Russell L. Lewis, Jr.    CHICAGO (April 10, 2019) – The Chicago History Museum today announced that its important photography collection of nitrate film negatives will be named for Russell L. More

‘Silver Screen to Mainstream’ Opens April 8

01/29/2019

The Chicago History Museum’s spring exhibition “Silver Screen to Mainstream: American Fashion in the 1930s and ‘40s,” on display Monday April 8, 2019 through January 21, 2020, explores how a glamorous new American style emerged from the harsh realities of a tumultuous era. Thirty ensembles from the Museum’s permanent collection trace Hollywood’s influence on American More

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