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 4-day 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.