Examining Evolving LGBTQIA+ Language

In our latest blog post, CHM cataloging and metadata librarian Gretchen Neidhardt writes about our ongoing critical cataloging work. This spring, the Chicago History Museum’s Research and Access department was … Learn More

She Knows Who She Is

Need some motivation for working from home? We’re finding inspiration in Robert Ford, a Chicago writer, DJ, publisher, advocate, and cultural documentarian who published Thing magazine out of his apartment … Learn More

Here’s the Thing

Project archivist Rebekah McFarland writes about her experience processing the Thing magazine records, which will be available for public access at the CHM Research Center in May.   When Robert … Learn More

Documenting LGBTQ History

Archives intern Brienne Callahan talks about a newly processed photograph collection that highlights Chicago’s LGBTQ nightlife and rights activism in the 1980s and 1990s. After years of gay rights activism … Learn More

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