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  1. Old 97's

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    The alt-country band Old 97's, from Dallas, Texas, perform at Chicago's Lounge Ax c. 1995. Band members include Rhett Miller, Murry Hammond, Ken Bethea, and Philip Peeples. The Old 97's…

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    • Chic Chicago

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      Costume Curator, Timothy Long provides a glimpse of the Chic Chicago exhibition at the Chicago History Museum.

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      • Vanishing Chicago: Kiddieland's Last Ride

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        Kiddieland has deep roots in Chicagoland. Arthur "Grandpa" Fritz started the operation in 1929 with just 6 ponies, offering inexpensive amusements for kids. Within a few years Kiddieland…

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        • Pride Proof

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          If you missed the 40th celebration of Chicago's gay pride parade, you missed OUT. Check out a few sights and sounds from the annual end of June event, which starts in Lakeview and concludes…

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          • Iranian Vigil in Chicago

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            Chicago History Museum curator, Peter Alter attends an Iranian vigil. People held candles, left flowers, sat quietly, and looked at images of those killed and injured during the street protests in…

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            • "Bouts in Ring," Chicago Stadium

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              Chicago Golden Gloves news film clip "Bouts in Ring," Chicago Stadium, February 26, 1953. Chicago History Museum, gift of WGN.

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              • FashioNext - Part 3 of 3

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                FashioNext is a fashion design competition featuring established Chicago area designers Jermikko Shoshanna (Jermikko), Melissa Serpico Kamhout (Serpico), Lauren Lein (Lauren Lein Ltd.), Paul Sisti,…

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                • Peter Alter, Curator

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                  Peter Alter discusses his work as a curator at the Chicago History Museum.

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                  • FashioNext - Part 2 of 3

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                    FashioNext is a fashion design competition featuring established Chicago area designers Jermikko Shoshanna (Jermikko), Melissa Serpico Kamhout (Serpico), Lauren Lein (Lauren Lein Ltd.), Paul Sisti,…

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                    • Sweet Home Chicago

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                      Various people share their story about living in Chicago and being part of a community. The Sweet Home Chicago video is part of the Chicago Crossroads of America permanent exhibition at the Chicago…

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                      • Catholic Chicago - School

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                        Featuring interviews with Chicagoans, this video explores the experience of growing up Catholic, with a focus on memories of Chicago Catholic schools.

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                        • Catholic Chicago - Parish Life

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                          Chicago Catholics from a variety of backgrounds describe important facets of parish life, including community, identity, service, and celebrations.

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