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Bronzeville Find out more about the Bronzeville neighborhood.
Also known as the "Black Metropolis", Bronzeville is the first neighborhood in Chicago to be established by African Americans from the Great Migration. Discover how Bronzeville became a great cultural center producing such greats as jazz legend Louis Armstrong. »

Chicago: City of NeighborhoodsFind out more about Chicago neighborhoods.
Explore the communities and neighborhoods that make Chicago one of the most diverse city in the country with selected chapters and walking tours from the 1986 book. »

The Columbian Exposition
Chicago World's Fair 1893
Find out more about Chicago in 1919!
The World's Columbian Exposition of 1893 was a pivotal moment in Chicago's history. The fair marked Chicago's appearance on the world stage. Not only did the world take notice of Chicago, but Chicago left its mark on the world. »

Chicago in 1919Find out more about Chicago in 1919!
Explore such topics as the 1919 race riot, new roles for women, the increasing uses of electricity, trends in the arts, labor organizing, business developments, and more. This unique multimedia history program makes you the historian as you sift through documents and photographs, listen to oral histories, and enjoy the top jazz, opera, and pop tunes of the day. »

Chicago City Council Proceedings Learn about Chicago City Council!
Explore this collection of early petitions, ordinances, communications and other official records from 1827-1933 to discover how police and fire protection, public works, schools and taxation originated in Chicago. Find out about the construction of the Illinois and Michigan Canal beginning in 1827, the incorporation of Chicago as a town in 1833, and the Great Fire of 1871 and its aftermath. »

Hyde Park HousesFind out more about Hyde Park Houses!
Browse through this book of commentary on and photographs of some of the stately old houses in Chicago's Hyde Park community covering the period from 1856-1910. »

Web Guide
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