Chicago Open Archives event: Staff from the National Archives at Chicago will give a brief tour of the facility and display some of their favorite records with the visitors.
The tour and talk will last approximately 60 minutes. Registration is not necessary, but is encouraged. This event is free of charge.
Location is one block west of the intersection of 75th and Pulaski.
The National Archives at Chicago has over 120,000 cubic feet of historical records created or received by U.S. Government offices and federal courts in six Midwestern states dating from 1800 to the 1990s. Among subjects of local interest are: the Great Lakes and inland waterways, Native Americans, the environment, immigration and naturalization, inventions and technology, railroads, the automotive industry, and domestic conditions during World Wars I and II.