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Performing Arts

This is a guide to historical sources on performing arts focusing on the collections in the Chicago Collections Consortium.

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Resources for Educators

This page is meant to provide educators, primarily K-12, with resources to help them integrate material from Explore Chicago into their curriculum. If you are looking for guidance on using Explore, take a look at our Help Guide.

Many CCC members work with educators on programming for all ages. We have collected standards, lesson plans, community partnerships, and training resources on this page.

Mead, Mildred. Olga Adams Kindergarten and City Planning, 1951. University of Chicago Library, Special Collections Research Center, http://explore.chicagocollections.org/image/uchicago/94/k64bb8h/

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