Tour our archive next Friday, October 9th

Chicago Open Archives:

Come see our archive next Friday, October 9th!

 

While most of our videos are available for the public to watch on our website at any time, our physical archive is not usually open to the public. However, this special event will give visitors an opportunity to tour our facilities and see a short screening of some highlights from the collection.

What: A behind the scenes tour of Media Burn Archive, including a short screening of highlights from the collection.

Where: 865 N. Sangamon St., Suite 405, Chicago, IL 60642

When: October 9th, 2015

  • 1st Tour: 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • 2nd Tour: 1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Maximum capacity: 12 visitors per tour

Admission is free. No registration necessary.Check out the Chicago Area Archivists website for more details.

https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/publications/pdf_publications/ard147.pdf
We are proud to have our Studs Terkel Collection picked as one of the archival treasures featured on this year’s poster for Illinois Archives Month. Illinois Archives Month is a celebration and promotion of the rich documentary heritage of Illinois preserved by archives all across the state. You can check out the poster above for more details. Click on the image to see the full-sized PDF of both sides of the poster, including a message from Secretary of State and State Archivist Jesse White.

 

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