What does it take to bring the history of Chicago Parks to life? Chicago Public Library Senior Archival Specialist Johanna Russ tells us.
Category: Special Collections
Administrative records, banners, digital photographs, flyers, memos, program guides, and ‘zines all create an in-depth portrait of a human being who dedicated her life to creating an equitable and just society, where black people can live not in fear, but in peace, where the youth can thrive, and where women can feel safe. Get to know Mariame Kaba through the lens of an archivist.
Loop. Twist. Pull. Head to the Library’s 9th floor and experience Special Collections with some plastic bags and needles!