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"Portrait of Black Chicago" is a collection of photographs taken by John H White, commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA)…
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In the 1830's, the government of the young city of Chicago adopted the motto, "Urbs in Horto"--a Latin phrase meaning "city in a garden." This slogan…
View the items in "Urbs in Horto:" The Parks of Chicago, 1837-1987
Art in Chicago, pictures from Omeka, various other sources
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Images illustrating different aspects of everyday life in Chicago, IL throughout the year 1981
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This collection features a snapshot of different musical styles that have influenced Chicago culture over the years.
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Turn of the century Chicago newspapers ushered in an era of news reporting that was, unlike earlier periods, in tune with the particulars of community…
2 Anonymous Editors
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A variety of Catholic religious orders have called Chicago home over the years. Whether serving the poor or creating schools, women religious are a…
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Items relating to the 1893 World's Columbian Exhibition and the 1933 Century of Progress world's fairs.
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Highlights from Chicago's infrastructure in the 1920s and 30s. Featuring sewers, public transportation, roads, and popular culture venues.
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Collection of photographs and objects documenting the arts and crafts programs sponsored by the Hull House, including metalwork, weaving, and…
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