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Press Room | April 19, 2023

Private: Chicago History Museum Explores Chicago’s Polish Communities in Expansive New Exhibition

Experience the duality of feeling a deep connection to two places at once through firsthand storytelling. CHICAGO (April 19, 2023) – Through the lens

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Gary T. Johnson Chief Historian | Director, Studs Terkel Center for Oral History

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Elena Gonzales

Curator of Civic Engagement and Social Justice

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