Chicago Metro History Fair
Welcome to History Fair at the Chicago Public Library. On these pages you will find helpful sources for your projects, from photographs to online newspaper articles from the Chicago Tribune back to 1849.
Questions about the History Fair?
Check out the Chicago Metro History Education Center.
These databases have been carefully selected to help you begin researching your History Fair topic:
- Biographical Articles »
- Encyclopedia Articles »
- Magazine and Journal Articles »
- Newspaper Articles and Photographs »
A list of useful websites on these popular topics.
Jane Addams | Architecture | Burnham Plan | Businesses | Chicago Black Renaissance | Chicago Fire | Chicago Sewers | Cook County Forest Preserve | Early Chicago | Great Migration | Haymarket | I&M Canal | Labor | Lakefront | Mayors | Photographs | Pullman | South Side Community Art Center | Special Olympics | Stock Yards | Theater | Transportation
History Fair Bibliographies
Archival Collections for History Fair
The Chicago Public Library has a number of archival collections that support History Fair projects.
Check out the thousands of photographs, maps, manuscripts and documents available electronically as part of the Chicago Public Library’s Digital Collections. Here are just a few of the most popular collections to help get you started: