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Some vintage paperbacks on sale at the Newberry Library's annual Book Fair. (Newberry Library/Facebook)

Book Fair Continues This Weekend At Newberry Library

There are 120,000 books across 70 different categories.

07/23/2015

The Hotel Florence, part of George Pullman's company town, is currently overseen by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, which bought the building to avoid demolition. (Credit: CBS)

Pullman To Become Lasting Monument To Labor, Civil Rights History

The independent Newberry Library has preserved thousands and thousands of records from the Pullman Palace Car Company, which was the catalyst of the nation’s first industry-wide railroad strike, and the formation of the first all-black labor union

02/19/2015

Griffith riding a bicycle with his fellow soldiers from his scrapbook. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Newberry Exhibit Displays World War One Through The Eyes Of Chicagoans

A new exhibit at the Newberry Library aims to show World War One through the eyes of people from Chicago.

09/16/2014

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Chicago’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: September 15th-21st

Check out the priceless things to do this week in Chicago, week of September 15th-21st.

09/15/2014

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Best Museum Tours In Chicago

From guided tours on a Segway to a self-guided tour on your smartphone, there are plenty of ways to explore museums in the Chicago area. Check out this list of museum tours to find one that’s right for you.

08/18/2014

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1930s Chicago Gang Map Combines History, Humor, Morality

An illustrated study of Chicago’s gang and crime problem in the 1930s.

06/26/2014

A letter from Washington Hall to his wife, Jemima. (Credit: Steve Miller/WBBM Newsradio)

Made In Chicago: Newberry Library

The Newberry Library is full of stories.

02/18/2013