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Upcoming Chicago Interest Seminars

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Starting February 17, 2016
Wednesdays, February 17 - April 20
Led by LaShonda Barnett
Seminar Description In this seminar, we will utilize gender as a lens through which to scrutinize an era that is often associated with male titans of industry and their economic achievements. Framed by the Gilded Age’s oft-competing concepts of...
Starting March 3, 2016
Thursdays, March 3 - March 31 (class will not meet March 24)
Led by Ginger Frere
Seminar Description While records such as birth certificates and marriage licenses can yield important insights for genealogists, knowing where to find a city’s unique records can ease the process of tracking down elusive ancestors. This seminar...