WorldCat Identities

Chicago History Museum

Works: 9 works in 16 publications in 3 languages and 1,097 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Anecdotes  Historical fiction  Fiction 
Classifications: F548.65.M55, 977.311
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Most widely held works by Chicago History Museum
Millennium Park : creating a Chicago landmark by Timothy J Gilfoyle ( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At its opening on July 16, Chicago's Millennium Park was hailed as one of the most important millennium projects in the world. Timothy Gilfoyle offers a biography of this phenomenal undertaking, beginning before 1850 when the site of the park, the 'city's front yard' was part of Lake Michigan
Chicago under glass : early photographs from the Chicago daily news by Mark Jacob ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Chicago Daily News boasted the inventive, aggressive writing of such luminaries as Carl Sandburg and Ben Hecht. It was also one of the first newspapers in the country to attract new readers by featuring black-and-white photography
Chicago's Western Suburbs from prairie soil to prairie style ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tour starts in Cicero, takes you west to Naperville, then makes a return trip from West Chicago and Wheaton to Oak Park
Chicago, crossroads of America by Olivia Mahoney ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biking the boulevards ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Take an historical bicycle tour along Chicago's twenty-eight mile-long network of boulevards and see how cycling has changed over the years in this bike friendly city
Le projet Lazarus by Aleksandar Hemon ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman historique. Roman initiatique
Chicago time machine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Travel through Chicago's past and present with Geoffrey Baer and his amazing time machine! Providing a deeper look at some of the incredible moments that changed history, witness the events that make the everyday in our city, truly extraordinary. Explore a former World War II bomber engine factory that's now a shopping mall, a Negro League ballpark where the Dan Ryan Expressway stands today, the resting place of a giant prehistoric creature under a Chicago public school, and so much more! Get ready for a rollicking adventure through the city's history and join Geoffrey on his whirlwind tour with Chicago Time Machine. You'll never see Chicago in quite the same way again!"--Container
Chicago crossroads of America audio tour ( Recording )
in Spanish and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Members of Chicago's legendary comedy theater Second City worked with the Museum to develop this lively audio tour for the Chicago: Crossroads of America exhibition. Join narrator Antoine McKay for a journey through the exhibition galleries and meet a range of characters-some famous, some fictional: Father Jacques Marquette, missionary, explorer, and cartographer, explains the smelly origins of the city's name; William Washington, Pullman porter and proud member of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, shares the importance of his union; Julia Lemos, survivor of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, creates a vivid image of the scene in paint and words; Joey Messina, gangster and occasional philosopher, questions the glamour of the mob lifestyle; Marvin Glass, eccentric toy maker, reveals the inspiration for his famous Talking Teeth; Dora Rezinsky Goodman, mother of Benny Goodman, cheers on her son at a Hull House concert; Louis Sullivan, influential architect, insists that form follows function not commerce; Clara Barck Welles, independent business woman, artist, and champion of women's suffrage, invites you in for tea and conversation" (as viewed on 01/09/09)
Great Chicago stories ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Created by the Chicago History Museum, this Web site invites visitors to discover Chicago's history by reading powerful and compelling historical fiction stories. Use the interactive map to take a closer look at artifacts from the collections. Meet people who have made a difference, explore the city, access classroom activities, and connect the past and imagine the future!
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.26 (from 0.10 for Chicago ti ... to 0.92 for Le projet ...)
Alternative Names

controlled identity Chicago Historical Society.

Chicago historical society
History Museum
History Museum Chicago, Ill
English (14)
Spanish (1)
French (1)