Digital Exhibits

Welcome to Chicago Collections Digital Exhibits

As a way of sharing the resources of member collections, Chicago Collections has embarked upon a new phase of curation with the launch of digital exhibits. These exhibits introduce viewers to pivotal moments in Chicago's history, enabling a deeper understanding of a specific time period and happening.

With support from the Illinois Humanities, the Illinois affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, Chicago Collections Consortium has created lesson plans that engage students in the primary sources in the following digital exhibits.Check back for future exhibits spotlighting Chicago's unique history and culture.