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The Queen and the Boss: Elizabeth II Visits Chicago

Sep 18

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

10:00 - 7:00 PM

On July 6, 1959, Queen Elizabeth II visited Chicago to celebrate the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway, a deep water international trade route that connected Chicago to the Atlantic Ocean via the Great Lakes. The Library's new exhibit, “The Queen and the Boss,” details the events of Queen Elizabeth’s day-long visit to Chicago featuring photographs, documents and memorabilia from the Richard J. Daley Collection. The exhibit is open through Sept. 2019 at the Richard J. Daley Library, 2nd Floor, during regular library hours. For more information, contact Special Collections and University Archives at (312) 996-2742.

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