Browse Exhibits (2 total)

Chicago Girls: From Girls Next Door to Troublemakers


From Mrs. O'Leary to Sue the dinosaur, this exhibit traces the female experience in Chicago from a variety of female viewpoints. 

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Not Just Progress: Tragedies in Chicago's Firt Century


When Chicago hosted The Century of Progress World's Fair in 1933-1934, its citizens celebrated the achievements of their growing community since their humble origins. These first hundred years were not easy though. Violence, tragedies, and disaster struck the city numerous times including several well-publicized events. As the city begins edging closer to its bicentennial, pause, bear witness to three tragedies of the past and hopefully learn from the mistakes and resilience of Chicago.

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