Celebrate the Summer at CPL: City of Stories with a story from the archives about Chicago Park District toy centers of the 1930s.
Congregants and peers of Apostle R.D. Henton, the renowned pastor and founder of Chicago's Monument of Faith Evangelistic Church, tell about Henton's life and legacy. This program is in conjunction with the exhibit in the 3rd floor gallery at Harold Washington Library Center.
Historian Julia Bachrach illuminates the significant contributions of Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), and his sons, the Olmsted Brothers, to Chicago's South Side parks.
Learn about Chicago Public Library's newest digital collection, Chicago Department of Urban Renewal Records: Photographic Negatives Digital Collection. The nearly 16,000 images in this digital collection depict Chicago neighborhoods considered and targeted for improvement, including buildings and neighborhoods that were subsequently razed.