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Map with title of :Plat of Cemetery Park 1863"

Previous: Welcome to the Municipal Reference Collection Among the many materials in the collection are the following: Clipping File 500,000 clippings from about 40 community newspapers.  The date range is 1956 to 2011. The clippings deal with almost every aspect of Chicago. Topics are as diverse as tuberculosis, visits to Chicago by John Kennedy and […]

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Welcome to the Municipal Reference Collection

Open Air Schools were designed not to save heat, but to heal sickly children

The Municipal Reference Collection is a unique resource that serves as the first point of contact for information on Chicago ordinances, statistics, government, budgets and community areas. We are located on the fifth floor of the Harold Washington Library Center, 400 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605. Call (312) 747-4526 for reference assistance. All materials […]

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