June 26, 2020 12:00pm

Conversations with Chicago Collections - Alliance Française

CCC is proud to host its second installment of Conversations with Chicago Collections. This webinar will highlight the Alliance Française's cultural contribution to Chicago. Since its founding in 1897, the Alliance Française has served as Chicago's premier French educational center. Join Renée Sa… Read More >

June 17, 2020 9:00am

CCC 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

In this one hour webinar, join Board Chair Sarah Pritchard, Northwestern University Dean of Libraries and Charles Deering McCormick University Librarian, as she welcomes CCC's newest members, and highlights the accomplishments of the past year. Learn about CCC's future initiatives and how as a conso… Read More >

June 3, 2020 4:00pm

Forgotten Feminist: Sophonisba Breckinridge and Women's Activism in Chicago

Sophonisba Breckinridge is arguably the most important social reformer that you may never heard of. A native of Kentucky, Breckinridge spent her adult life in Chicago, where she became a tireless advocate of social justice. She took part in virtually every reform campaign of the Progressive and New… Read More >

May 14, 2020 4:00pm

Troublemakers: Chicago Freedom Struggles Through the Lens of Art Shay

In this virtual conversation with the Newberry Library's Brad Hunt, Erik S. Gellman will shed light on these questions by discussing his new book,Troublemakers: Chicago Freedom Struggles Through the Lens of Art Shay, which fuses history and photography to illuminate how racial and economic inequalit… Read More >

May 1, 2020 12:00pm

Conversation with Chicago Collections - Media Burn

Chicago Collections Consortium is excited to launch "Conversations with Chicago Collections," a virtual opportunity to learn more about the hidden treasures of CCC members' archives and collections. Join our conversation on Friday, May 1 at 12:00 p.m. with Media Burn Executive Director Sara Chapman. Read More >

April 14, 2020 4:00pm

The World of Juliette Kinzie: Chicago before the Fire

In The World of Juliette Kinzie, Ann Durkin Keating brings to life one of Chicago’s forgotten female founders: Juliette Kinzie. Keating traces the story of Kinzie, who defied gender expectations to become a prolific writer of Chicago history, including two book-length histories of the city, two nove… Read More >