This exhibit uses photographs, excerpts from oral history interviews, and video and audio clips about Richard J. Daley, one of the most powerful politicians in United States history. In Remembering Richard J. Daley, the mayor’s colleagues, friends, and family recall and evaluate these exciting and turbulent years. They offer their unique insight into Daley’s administration of the city from 1955 to 1976 and his role as head of the Cook County Democratic Party from 1953 to 1976.
Learn more about the roots of University of Illinois Chicago in this exhibit, including its locations throughout Chicago in the 20th century, campus building, and distinct campus architecture. This exhibit also includes a timeline of important events and milestones in UIC’s history.
This walking tour exhibit takes a deeper dive at the architectural history of the east side of the University of Illinois Chicago campus and highlights the contributions of architect Walter Netsch. Follow along while on-campus or take a virtual tour from home!