Chicago Collections is a consortium of libraries, museums, and other institutions with archives that collaborate to preserve and share the history and culture of the Chicago region. Partner institutions include the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago History Museum, Newberry Library, the University of Chicago, and more.
Explore a wealth of digitally archived resources, from the history of sports in Chicago to Pilsen-centered data to social services records across time. Browse by neighborhood, type of resource, library & archive, and topic (e.g. government, politics, daily life, environment, work, etc.).
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