June 9, 2021

CCC at Conferences

CCC is excited to present about its history, mission, and collaborative spirit at a number library and history conferences this spring and summer. These events include the Association of College and Research Libraries Annual Conference, the American Library Association Annual Conference, Midwest… Read More >

October 20, 2020

The 1963 Chicago Public Schools Boycott

Chicago Collections' latest digital exhibit, reveals one of the preeminent Civil Rights events to occur in the northern states. Learn how the 1963 segregationist policies of Chicago Public Schools promoted protests and demonstrations inspiring other cities to evoke similar movements.   Read More >

August 20, 2020

Chicago Collections awarded 2020 CityArts Grant

The Chicago Collections Consortium is thrilled to announce that we were awarded a 2020 CityArts Program Grant from the Department of Cultural Affairs for the City of Chicago to help support our operations and project work – even more important in this time of change and instability. Read More >

October 23, 2019

Release of "Wild in the City: Chicagoland's Urban Ecology"

Chicago Collections Consortium’s digital exhibit, "Wild in the City: Chicagoland’s Urban Ecology", explores the intersection of urban and natural environments in the Chicago region from the 1850s onward. Archival collections featured include the Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature M… Read More >

July 30, 2019

Release of "Race Riots and Chicago in 1919"

The Race Riots and Chicago in 1919 digital exhibit places Chicago’s racial tension in the context of dramatic local and global events of that year. Explore historical records that document how Chicagoans experienced explosive labor conflicts, the effects of soldiers returning from war, changing migr… Read More >

June 17, 2019

CCC on the go with Vamonde

Chicago Collections Consortium has partnered with Vamonde to create an immersive adventure using CCC's digital exhibit... Read More >