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Elmhurst Historical Museum 120 E. Park Ave., Elmhurst; 630-833-1457, elmhursthistory.org The regional history museum is located in the Glos Mansion, former home of Elmhurst's first village president, Henry L. Glos, and offers a look at the lifestyle...
Recently, The Advocate-Messenger described a discussion of city commissioners about when the city began supporting charitable organizations. I do not wish to enter the political aspect of the discussion, but merely to report on the historical issue in...
Tags: Charity, Jane Addams, American Red Cross, Rentals
Robert Sickinger, a pivotal figure in the development of Chicago's off-Loop theater scene, died Thursday morning at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. Sickinger was 86. His daughter, Erika, said her father died from natural causes. To the extent that...
Chicago's largest donor to local charities also is helping some go out of business. During the past five years, the Chicago Community Trust has assisted more than 100 nonprofit organizations with costs associated with a closing, merger or...
The Eleanor Foundation, a nonprofit primarily assisting single mothers that is more than 110 years old, will soon wind down its operations and transfer its approximately $7 million in assets to the Chicago Foundation for Women. "This is not done in a...
Quick, name Chicago's Nobel Peace Prize winners. President Barack Obama and Hull House co-founder Jane Addams are two. But the third? That would be former Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, who lived in Evanston and whose lakefront mansion is now the...
On March 4, 1837, exactly 175 years ago, Chicago was incorporated. Not that Flashback needed a reason, but we took this occasion to compile a very long list of events, year by year and decade by decade, that helped shape this great city. Some events...
The NATO summit, which opens Sunday with more than 60 heads of state expected to attend, is the most august such gathering in Chicago history. As far as conventions go, though, the number of participants is middling compared with others the city regularly...
WGN NewsAfter 120 years, Chicago's landmark Jane Addams Hull House Association is now closed. The social services settlement, founded by Nobel prize winner Jane Addams in 1889, closed because it ran out of funding. About 300 people lost their jobs. There were...
Tags: Employees, Career and Workplace, Jane Addams
WGN NewsRick Kogan The performance this evening is sold out. To view clips: www.peopleshistory.us Since 2003, Voices of a People's History -- the national non-profit that runs education and performing arts programs based on primary source materials has...
Tribune reporterThe need for its services is as strong as ever, but after years of rising costs and dwindling income from fundraising the Jane Addams Hull House Association will close and file for bankruptcy, the agency said today. "For the last several years the agency...
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